Royal Canin Global Industrial Engineering Manager (F/M/X) in Aimargues, France
Location : Aimargues, France
Segment : Royal Canin
Contract : permanent
This role defines the supply strategy for the Royal Canin Dry technology and ensures global capacity supply is aligned horizontally. This role is the Value Chain Operations (VCO) representative sitting in the Global Portfolio Management Review as a voice of supply for dry to coordinate and accelerate all the innovation pipeline. This role is as well the voice of supply for dry in the Global Technology Leadership Team (GTLT) for technical change projects and part of the solution from concept to project approval.
A high level of business acumen and analytical capabilities are needed for this role to raise opportunities and create/convey the link between demand and supply. From a leadership standpoint, the role is expected to act as independent and standalone thinker.
Regular travels are to be anticipated.
What are we looking for?
Master in Industrial Engineering and/or Business Management
10/15 years of experience in Manufacturing and/or Supply Chain: Plant Manager, Regional IE, Technical department, Operations and/or Logistics
What will be your key responsibilities?
Develops the supply strategy for Dry Technology Globally and ensures global capacity supply is aligned horizontally with the support of Regional IEs
Coordinating the solutions for global capacity challenges (for example, responsibilities on how to grow capacity for a particular product in the upcoming years lies with this role)
Co-create with the support of the Regional IEs, all Network sourcing strategies (Regional & Global) to answer Business ambitions and X-regional sourcing activities for dry technology.
Has ownership across VCO functions on key Pet Nutrition + Royal Canin synergies activities from concept to approval
Acts as a voice of VCO for dry products in portfolio innovation forums (GPMR, prospective weeks) anticipating investment and technology needs and synchronizing with other functions. Efficiently support accelerated innovation by early & seamless alignment of global supply strategy with global portfolio and innovation bets.
Define for its Technology, industrial performance management at the service of Business shape ambition (e/g technologies EP and shape lenses)
Define MCC shape evolution ambition and goals to support business needs. Leading workstream to deliver ambition through leveraging synergies across sites / regions
Manages complex process initiatives with Regional IEs support, and has some oversight for 14 Dry plants in terms of strategy, performance management, CAB
Demonstrates forward looking visions with respect to Business strategy and solves long-term problems
Relies on business acumen and independent thinking/ standing alone to communicate across the organization, particularly upwards as the voice of supply for internal stakeholders and customers.
Demonstrates high level of leading without authority and indirect influencing with global and regional stakeholders
Has high analytical capabilities to work with the Regional leadership teams in finding the balance between current supply strategy and Regional needs (for example, this role ensures current supply capital investments and market needs for capital investment are aligned to deliver the best business proposition)
Creates the link between demand and supply to make compelling propositions and raise business opportunities
Makes recommendations through the deployment of reasonable solution sets
Works closely with Engineering and Regional IEs (IE develops the strategy and Engineering executes it from a supply perspective) to ensure business results and goals can be delivered
What can you expect from Mars, and Royal Canin in particular?
At Mars, we believe in a relationship of mutual trust, dignity and respect between our company and Associates that is more meaningful than the standard employer/employee relationship.
As Associates, we can expect to be respected, supported and valued as individuals, to be treated fairly and equitably.
The opportunity to learn and develop, taking charge of your own career across Mars.
You will work in a multicultural environment (more than 40 nationalities) and where your dog will be welcomed by more than 100 other Associates’ dogs at the office!
You will evolve in the heart of an innovative production plant that will challenge you, on a daily basis
Royal Canin's CSR commitments, to build a better world for tomorrow:
Since 2015, no waste to landfill is made by the 16 Royal Canin factories in the world
All Royal Canin products manufactured in Europe are ISO 14001 certified from design to factory gate
Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.