Plant Operations Manager in Washington, United Kingdom

Energizer Holdings, Inc.

What you’ll love about this job

  • A chance to join our senior management team within a period of growth and expansion

  • An opportunity to be part of one of the world’s strongest and most respected brands

  • Be part of an inclusive and dynamic manufacturing team

This is Energizer Holdings, Inc.

Energizer Holdings responsibly creates products to make lives easier and more enjoyable. To do this, we lean into our culture as an organization – we win together, while serving each other, with a willingness to act boldly, all while doing right. Our colleagues hail from all backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared mission and purpose make us one team. Because we’re a global organization, you will always have opportunities to learn, grow and develop in your career. We support flexible working arrangements wherever possible.

Position Summary

Lead, direct and control day-to-day activities of operation to achieve short and long term financial and operating objectives set by plant target. Manage and control operation to meet all safety , quality and productivity requirements. Establish operating budgets as per ABP volume, monitor the cost and effectiveness of production activities to optimize resources, prioritize spending, and achieve all operating standard and product cost target. Set and monitor the performance of operation against standard and target in their area. Develop and implement a variety of operating policy and procedures (in conjunction with corporate subject matter experts) to ensure that the plant meets it current and future production targets and quality standard. Develop and lead the organization vision and mission to achieve company vision/mission. Allocate labour and other resources to maximize productivity. Research, evaluate, and recommend investment in technology, capital, equipment, systems, operational managers or others professionals (for example in human resources, finance, maintenance, quality, safety) to ensure that his operation meet it’s established standard and target.


  • Responsible to manage all Supply Chain activity doc to doc for all product type start from receiving material until the loading of finished product

  • Responsible to produce and deliver product as per forecast and order received (NOL) following the specification , quantity and lead time needed

  • Responsible to develop its own internal scheduling, managing resources

  • Responsible for the safety of their people in their area responsibility, their training in Safety and for the enforcement of Safety programs and policies

  • Responsible to ensure availability of raw material and packaging material as per demand

  • Ensure to control and monitor all inventory of raw material, packaging material and finished goods and meeting the inventory target per direction from management

  • Responsible in ensure good quality product made and conduct process control as per Quality Department instruction/direction

  • Implements quality assurance systems at all levels of the organization to create awareness and ensure common understanding by translating this awareness to consistent practice on the organization

  • Facilitates conceptualization of efficient production plans and challenges the team to maximize usage of available resources and optimize yield by allowing creative solutions to production problems

  • Monitors regularly production related figures and related financial indicators and reports to make sure the product cost are meeting goal (Direct Material, Direct Labor, Variable Expense and Period Expense)

  • Responsible in ensuring, through your immediate team, that the culture of 5S, TPM-ACW, Lean as well as other continuous improvement and waste elimination initiatives are established

  • Leads change initiatives both at the technical and people levels through recommendation of improvements in structure and processes by identifying performance gaps and resolving these with efficient and cost effective solutions

  • Set KFPs and regular reviews as well as carrying out annual appraisals for your team

What we are looking for

  • Flexible and adaptable

  • Professional and approachable

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to deal with people at all levels

  • A proactive leader and team player with a drive to succeed

  • Comfortable delivering presentations and briefings to personnel at all levels within the Company

  • Oral communication – instruct/teach others, resolve complaints & settle disputes, provide routine information to team leaders/co-workers, interact with peers/managers to share knowledge & determine work priorities, provide basic counselling and answer questions as required

  • Written communication – complete standard records & forms, produce other written correspondence including letters, plans, notes, reports & emails

  • Problem solving – use everyday judgement or basic calculations to perform basic tasks, analyse/evaluate information from multiple sources and use to solve problems

  • Decision making – have the authority to determine and change priorities

  • Planning – schedule and coordinate the activities of financial and staffing resources to achieve company objectives

  • Negotiation – negotiate with others about controversial and/or conflicting matters

  • Leadership – play lead role in meetings and committees and conduct briefings as necessary

  • Degree educated or equivalent in engineering, materials or manufacturing based subject

  • Minimum 5 years successful background within senior management in a manufacturing environment

  • Ability to lead and actively promote the continuous improvement and change management

  • Computer literate, able to operate Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook/Email

Come join us!

Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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