Senior Production Manager, Danmark Protein - Nr.Vium

Do you want to be part of a rapidly growing business and can you drive performance and results in a complex organisation? Then the position as Senior Production Manager at Denmark Protein, is the one for you. The modern and technologically advanced world-class site produce close to 80.000 tonnes of high quality WPC and WPI powder, and more than 70.000 tonnes of permeat and lactose powder, used as ingredients in foods, infant formula and products designated user with special dietary needs – all based on using all the valuable constituents in whey. Our products are characterised by high refinement, quality and innovation, and our customers are leading, international companies. Danmark Protein is a key strategic part of Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) - an independent company within the Arla Foods Group, with an ambition to become the true global leader of the value-added whey business. We produce and market specialized protein ingredients for the global medical nutrition, sports nutrition and functional food industry.

Strong focus on continuous improvement of performance
Referring directly to the Senior Site Director, you will be responsible for the 24/7 production operations consisting of more than 100 employees. It is your goal to ensure that the production performance is at a stable, high level in safety, food safety, quality, capacity and finances. To achieve this, your natural focus is on performance and you are driving continuous improvement initiatives, using all the experience and knowledge present in the organisation.  

You engage in on-going dialogue and cooperation with the site’s other departments and you contribute actively to the leadership team.  It is also important that you follow-up on work processes and procedures to ensure that we are always 100 % on top of our quality and to maintain our elevated standards of safety, hygiene and quality, you ensure that everyone in the department is aware of their responsibilities, and you secure that learnings are implemented as new standards.

Inspiring and experienced manager
You hold degree as Master of Dairy Science and Technology, Dairy Technician/Process Technologist or similar and/or have experience from a similar position, where you have had a large production and management responsibility. It is essential that you are a strong advocate of the Lean approach.

As a manager, you are committed and goal-oriented and with excellent communication skills, you can motivate your employees and generate a dynamic cooperation across the organisation. You are a passionate ambassador for Danmark Protein, and you understand how to apply your global mindset to cooperate with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. You are focused on maintaining a safe work environment, food safety and quality, giving job satisfaction, cooperation and employee development pride of place. The position offers an exciting and challenging workday with excellent opportunities for personal development. Experience with certified management systems is expected.

Apply and contact
Please send us your application as soon as possible, since we are conducting interview on an ongoing basis. For additional information, please call Senior Site Director, Erik Vesløv at + 45 7217 7741.

Please apply via this link.