Factory Coordinator Job Vacancy in Dubai, UAE
Position title
Factory Coordinator
Description

Logistics and Warehouse Manager, Ekaterina Lipton Tea UAE (Short-term contract - Immediate hire

Work Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Ekaterina Lipton Tea Factory

 

About Katerra
Ekaterina has a turnover of approximately EUR2bn each year and is the largest tea business in the world. Its brands include Tazo, Pukka Tazo, T2 as well as PG Tips. "Eka" is a Sanskrit word that means unity and one purpose. Terra represents earth and nature. We are all united by one goal: to create a world of wellness through the regenerative powers of plants.

CVC Capital Partners Fund VII took full control of the ekaterra company from Unilever in July 2022. CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII, a separate entity, has taken over the full ownership of ekaterra. This gives ekaterra a better position to lead the tea market, with higher growth and more value and a greater impact on the world. Ekaterina has 11 factories on four continents, and three tea-growing estates in 3 countries. This makes it a growing and profitable business that is reaching hundreds of millions of people. It is present in more than 100 countries.

CVC has taken over Ekaterina, giving it a bright future with increased opportunities to invest in our iconic brands and our people. Katerra is creating a corporate startup mindset by combining the strength and scale of our brands with a focus of speed and agility. This allows its employees to thrive every day.

We place consumer love at the core of all decisions at Katerra. We are proud to celebrate different thinkers who take ownership of connecting ideas and making impactful things happen. People who share our values around humanity, courage, and who give their time to the well-being of all. We offer our employees freedom and flexibility as well as a place where they can develop professionally and personally to excel in their chosen fields.

Join our incredible mix. You can grow and help us grow a world full of wellness.

 

Your Role

The Factory coordinator will oversee the Factory transition. This includes managing the delivery and deployment of new business processes, change management, and other tasks. They also work closely with local factory teams, global Blossom team leaders, regional Blossom team lead, and the system integrator to ensure that all factory processes and systems are in place.

 

Your key tasks:

  • Blossom Planning and Execution activities are coordinated by Blossom Planning. This is the overall responsibility.
  • Monitor the progress of your project and communicate with stakeholders and team members to escalate for support.
  • Project Blossom Communications for Factory Lead ensuring that all levels of the factory organization understand, engage and share critical information
  • Collaborate with the Factory leadership team to manage change. Understanding employee engagement and morale over the course the project. Use communication and morale-boosting tactics to ensure that healthy morale is maintained. Employees are effectively guided through the changes. Blossom shouldn't be viewed as something that happens to employees. Instead, it is an exciting opportunity to collectively start up a new company.
  • Assist Business as Usual activities as necessary to give Blossom owners the opportunity to participate in Blossom design/implementation
  • S4HANA implementation, warehouse management system installation, commissioning, Flex Blending process modification, IT migration and all Blossom standard modifications impacting planning/scheduling, operations, quality maintenance and logistics

 

Skills and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Operations, Supply Chain
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Supply Chain Planning, Procurement Manufacturing, Engineering, or Logistics

    Understanding of factory operations and planning systems (SAP APO & SAP ECC).

  • Communication: You must have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate complex requirements and expectations clearly.
  • Organization: Proven track record of project management success and project delivery.
  • Ability to work in ambiguity and influence decisions
  • Analytical thinking and creative problem-solving abilities
  • Time consciousness, diligence and flexibility are important. They allow you to take on more responsibility and be able to make the right decisions.

 

We are searching for

  • An expert in big-picture thinking, confident in making strategic decisions that will have an impact on culture, policy, and work methods
  • To be flexible and to drive process design and continuous improvement.
  • Innovation and a strong affinity for change drive us.
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and influence skills with multi-functional stakeholders
  • Independent, self-starter with the ability to find opportunities and grow your business.
  • Passionate about tea
  • Passionate Networker and natural relationship builder

 

Unilever is a company that values equity, diversity, and inclusion. We strive to create a better tomorrow for our diverse employees and global customers, partners, and communities every day. A diverse workforce is essential to our business growth and inclusion goals. Unilever values everyone who brings their whole self to work. We encourage you to let us know if you have any access or support needs at the time you apply so we can help you on your journey.

Job Location
Dubai, Dubai, Dubai, 00000, UAE
Employment Type
Full-time
Base Salary
AED3500-AED8500 Per month
Date posted
06/11/2022
Valid through
06/02/2023
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