Job Title: Central Production Unit Manager m/f

Job Industry: Food, Food & Beverages, Fresh Food
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Job description:

The Central Production Unit Manager will ensure the company’s CPU delivers the highest quality food standards. The manager will lead and develop her/his team to continuously grow performance and like for like sales. The company’s products are hand crafted so the Manager must be passionate about their products, quality and their brand.


Reporting to the: Project Manager & Country Manager

Direct Reports: Team of 20+ people


  • Ensure People Management
  • Recruiting and training new staff working on shifts, including night shifts
  • Developing existing staff
  • Motivating and encouraging the team to achieve targets
  • Managing team schedule and payroll
  • Actively demonstrating company values drives values within the team
  • Managing health and safety Drive Operations Excellence
  • Managing P&L
  • Challenging food costs, expenses, waste and sales
  • Coordinating production teams
  • Planning the production
  • Managing stock and controlling costs
  • Providing continuous improvement in Operations
  • Liaising with eco-system (suppliers, distributers, retailers, stores) Deliver High Quality Products
  • Respecting menu book and product concept
  • Ensuring full compliance with food safety and hygiene standards

Your profile:

  • Proven experience in a similar position within the catering/food & beverage/hospitality/retail industry with exposure to food safety and quality issues
  • Financial acumen, able to read and understand kitchen related figures
  • Willing to work some night shifts
  • Fluent Dutch and good English
  • Overall operation acumen and strong people skills
  • Ability to work in an autonomous environment with minimum supervision
  • Highly driven and result oriented
  • Ability to effectively multi-task within a fast-paced environment
  • Fast solving problem mind
  • Reliable and efficient with meticulous attention to detail
  • Good knowledge of Excel/MS Office.
Company description:

Our client is a dynamic international culinary business with an entrepreneurial mindset and strong cultural values. With a big success the company has established over 500 points-of-sales across 10 countries in Europe at the intersection between the Retail and Restaurant world.

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