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Production Manager

For our Andenne’s site, we’re looking for a Production Manager for the Tenor Production.

Your mission :

As production manager, you will  manage the production of sourdoughs and O-tentic in all aspects (productivity, quality, people, environment, profitability, innovation…) & you will organize the production in order to allow the disponibility of finished goods with high standards of quality, in requested quantities and lead time with  an optimized cost. Ensure that all rules and procedures regarding legality, safety and quality of the products in application in the department are respected.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage the production of sourdoughs and O-tentic in all aspects (productivity, quality, people, environment, profitability, innovation.
  • Guarantee of the service level to Puratos companies and to direct clients (stock supervision, RM, intermediates and FG).
  • Order and cleanliness in the factory: Always maintain the factory on a state of the art level by developping and promoting programs of housekeeping (5S, procedures of cleaning…).
  • Production team managements: Recruit, train  and retain the best talent in production; develop a strong team spirit in line with Puratos Magic
  • Insure that the production is according high Puratos standards in terms of safety for people, quality insurance. Respect of the HACCP plan and BRC standards.
  • Maintain the production unit in perfect state by developing preventive maintenance program with the maintenance team.
  • Continuously interact with functions (R&D, quality, engineering,…)and the BU bakery flavors team  to scale up new products in production and ensure continuous improvement in the plant, in full interdependence.
  • Responsible for budgets definition and achievement accountability of the production unit.


Who are we looking for?

  • Bio engineers or an equivalent successful 10 to 15 years experience
  • Knowledge or experience in fermentation or biotechnology industry is an asset
  • Be able to integrate information and have a complete view after treatment of this one to be able to act in accordance with the priority and necessity to reach the objectives.
  • Management skills and capability to decide
  • Objective oriented and customer driven

Why would you join Puratos?

You will join a fast-growing, stable family business that has become an international market leader with a corporate culture in which innovation and entrepreneurship are part of our main priorities. You will benefit from a great deal of freedom in your work, with plenty of room for initiative. A great work environment with lots of challenges is what you can expect:

  • Responsibilities and the possibility to take ownership of your work 
  • Training and career opportunities to build your career within our company

You can count on a competitive salary package with attractive benefits such as a company car.

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Are you looking for the right recipe for your career?

The secrets behind Puratos’ global success and consistent growth are taste and quality. We would like to welcome you within our enthusiastic, committed and passionate team of more than 9000 employees. We are an international player and, what is more, a Belgian family business. Our people make the difference every single day. How? By developing, producing and distributing a unique and high-quality range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers, since 1919.

A century later, our products and services are available in more than 100 countries around the world. Our passion for innovation, closeness to our customers, and their customers, as well as our core values form the basis of our passion to improve.

This is what makes working at Puratos so magical!
Shall we meet soon?