Greencore Group

MIT Manager

Location
Northampton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
01 Nov 2017
Ref
greencore/TP/195/1014
Contact
Mr Keith Lackie
Category
Technical
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently looking for a Material Initiative Team (MIT) Manager to lead, plan and deliver the MIT/VO (Value Optimisation) savings for the Business Unit and its customers.

Main responsibilities
  • Prepare an MIT and VO forecast which will achieve the required target for the Business Unit as part of the budget process
  • Agree and report MIT and VO progress versus the forecast (both with finance and purchasing) on a monthly basis in order that corrective action can be taken if there is a shortfall
  • Facilitate and document customer/supplier workshops to develop MIT and VO pipeline of potential new activity and to ensure effective communication between the key stakeholders
  • Track progress and resolve issues identified within the MIT projects in order to achieve the forecasted savings and take ‘hands-on’ action if required to support delivery
  • Embed a performance culture with the MIT technologist and staff working on MIT initiatives to ensure they have necessary skills set to achieve business targets and maintain all required internal and customer systems and processes
  • Develop and implement a raw material rationalisation process to reduce the number of new raw materials being introduced to the business and report on progress to all stakeholders to ensure issues can be identified at an early stage. 
Ideal candidate
  • Degree level calibre in Food Science, Science or Engineering
  • Experience of working in a Development or Food Technology Role preferably in chilled convenience food
  • Track record of delivering projects against a brief
  • Experience of working in Blue-Chip FMCG organisations
  • Analytical skills and a good understanding of product costings
  • Database experience plus knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Experience of direct customer interaction
  • Web-Based Customer Specification experience i.e. FIND preferable
  • Experienced project manager with a record of delivering a portfolio of projects
About the company

Greencore Group is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods. Our ambition doesn’t stop at being the world’s largest sandwich producer, we’re looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too.

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