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Production Manager

Job Description

Join Ecolab’s Supply Chain team as Production Manager in ?stanbul Plant and help make the world cleaner, safer and healthier. We’re growing and need talented people like you to help us continue to protect the world’s most vital resources.

What’s in it For You:

  • The opportunity to take on some of the world’s most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments
  • The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth
  • The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives and ideas to achieve our best

What You Will Do

  • Evolve Ecolab’s World Class manufacturing safety culture; lead by example and manage the transition from safety is important to having a team where 100% of the employees are engaged 100% as we continue our Journey to Zero.
  • Provide inspirational leadership to our operating teams as we build a TPM based High Performance Organization, building flexible, stronger, and more engaged operating teams.
  • Deliver KPI’s in safety, quality, delivery, and cost through execution of key projects, programs, loss reduction, and through engaging 100% of our team toward our 2020 vision.
  • Inspire the manufacturing team as you embrace Lean practices and use your ability to listen and communicate transparently to encourage every single person to think Lean and act proactively to make changes that will save time and reduce manufacturing waste.
  • Lead Autonomous Maintenance pillar activities as a fundamental culture shift in our TPM journey.
  • Strengthen and foster front-line leadership capability, impact, and sustainable operations.
  • Manage the integration of capital projects with cross-functional team and respond to opportunities for process improvements.
  • Integrate business partnership focus in strengthening cross-functional collaboration with Quality, Planning, Engineering, RD&E, Logistics, Suppliers, and Business leaders.

Location Information:  The Manufacturing Manager leads a diverse team of Shift Team Leaders, TPM Responsible and indirect reports. The plant is a 11 500 m2 site that operates in two shifts (6 days in a week) and manufactures approximately 500 SKUs. Products include Liquid products used by businesses for cleaning and sanitation to promote clean water, abundant energy and safe food. The plant is ISO9001, ISO13485. NSF, and Halal certified.  The role requires willingness to be on call around the clock for critical manufacturing. This is a highly visible role where you will report to the Plant Manager and have interaction with divisional business leaders, Global Supply Chain functional leaders, and peers on the plant leadership team to continuously improve and develop the processes in production, safety, quality, planning, procurement and distribution.

Specialist Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 8 years manufacturing experience
  • Minimum 5 years manufacturing supervisory experience
  • Minimum 2 years with direct responsibilities with TPM
  • Minimum 2 years in an operations functional area, e.g.: Planning, Quality, Engineering, Compliance, Regulatory
  • Minimum 2 years capital project management experience 
  • Extensive experience using MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint), ERP and other relevant computer software and systems effectively
  • Advance level of English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
  • Advanced Technical Degree or MBA is preffered
  • 10+ years’ experience in a chemical, food & beverage, consumer products or related manufacturing industry
  • 5 + years’ experience applying in a Lean manufacturing environment
  • 3+ years’ experience in cross-functional project or program management
  • Knowledge of  supply chain financial measurements of Operations, Capital Management experience


    Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.



Job Summary

  • Turkey
  • Other
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Negotiable
05 February 2020
Applications Deadline
09 May 2020

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