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Assistant Innovation & Process Manager

Job ID:
Supply Chain
Istanbul, Istanbul
Date posted:

JOB TITLE:Assistant Innovation & Process Manager

JOB LOCATION: Besan / Tuzla

DEPARTMENT: Supply Chain (SC)


  • To act as single point of contact against factory external contacts for all innovation and renovation projects mainly.
  • Pre-evaluation and directions of any operation which requires change management from any factory department, whether in routine or non-routine tasks of factory operation. Projects that include only aw change are out of the role if no change in product recipe, RM or PM specs (eg only aw change)
  • Clarifying the manufacturing cost keys based on factory costing report to finance department in case of any manufacturing cost projection request from external contacts by agreement with internal contacts. 
  • Regular attendance at Project Team Meetings (PTM) and network meetings.
  • Regular attendance at Technical Risk Assessment (TRA) meetings.
  • Participation and active support for technical discussion with R&D packaging, product especially about new recipes or specs based on the mix or line process & equipment capability.
  • Regular attendance to daily operation meetings.
  • Regular attendance to weekly Operations Review planning meetings.
  • Organizing factory trials by agreement with all contacts.
  • Attending factory trials together with specified external and internal contacts from R&D, line area leader, QA, Engineering, etc...
  • Ensures safe & on quality delivery of initiatives as well as trial runs with minimum/zero loss at the site.
  • Organizing sample productions for consumer test projects when requires.
  • Open and effective communication with stakeholders to eliminate potential misunderstandings on time in full.
  • Performing objective and can-do attitude based on business needs and reality.
  • Any other business, related to the topics above, that may come from the site Internal Management Team (IMT) when requires.



  • Marketing
  • Local or Global R&D PM
  • Local or Global R&D RM
  • Global SC
  • Regional Engineering & Design Team
  • Regional Supply Planning
  • Local or Global Buying
  • 3P when requires


  • Production Manager and all Area Leaders
  • Supply Planning Manager and all Supply Planners
  • QA Manager and Engineers
  • Engineering Manager and Engineers
  • Asst Safety Manager
  • Env. Engineer
  • HR
  • Plant Blue Collars
  • Site process engineer
  • Shift Engineers

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