Production Manager - Packing

Operations Banbury Full-time United Kingdom

Job Description

The Production Manager leads and develops production & maintenance teams. The role drives the successful delivery of all key business processes in the area based on the demand requested by Planning and supply considering Safety Health and Environment, quality, labour utilization, optimized cost, production execution, coordination and control.

Improves the plants effectiveness by developing and implementing Preventive Maintenance activities

Improves the plants predictability while optimizing maintenance costs

Defines the area’s Compelling Business Need - CBN, long term (Value Creation Plan - VCP) and mid-term (Annual Operation Plan - AOP) plans cascaded from the plant strategy which continuously over delivers on company goals


At least 3 years of professional experience in a Fast-Moving Consumer Goods manufacturing managerial position, such as plant manager or production manager

Min of 2 years in Leadership role with strong focus on developing High Performing Organization including the correct behavior and effective organization structures and processes;

International and\or cross-functional exposure and collaboration;

Experience of change management within the factory to improve organization performance, including Safety and Quality.

Additional Information

For more than 265 years, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is inspired by its belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. We are fuelled by our purpose of unleashing the possibilities of coffee and tea to create a better future. Today, our coffee & tea portfolio is available in more than 100 developed and emerging markets, through a portfolio of over 50 brands that collectively cover the entire category landscape led by leading household names such as L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, Old Town, Super, Pickwick and Moccona. 

JDE is part of JDE Peet’s, the world’s largest pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands.

What’s it like to work at JDE?

We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JDE: A coffee & tea for every cup.