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Assistant Manex Manager - Konya Home & Personal Care Factory

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Supply Chain
Selçuklu, Konya
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JOB TITLE: Assistant Manufacturing Excellence (ManEx) Manager - Konya Home & Personal Care Factory

REPORTS TO: Sourcing Unit Director
JOB LOCATION: Konya Home & Personal Care (HPC) Factory
DEPARTMENT: Supply Chain (SC)


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Assistant ManEx Manager to work in our Unilever HPC Factory located in Konya.


Assistant ManEx Manager is responsible for the coherent application of World Class Manufacturing (WCM) tools and principles across the sourcing unit.


Assistant Manex Manager is the Sourcing Unit’s leading practitioner for Focused Improvement activity and Kaizen.  This involves the teaching of problem solving tools and their frameworks.  The ManEx Coordinator provides Teaching, Coaching and Mentoring on WCM topics for all leaders and operators within the sourcing unit. 

  • WCM Facilitating:

  • Full Operating knowledge of WCM pillar structure and how pillars inter-link to deliver and sustain real business improvements.

  • Inculcating the WCM philosophy of eliminating losses and waste across all factory.

  • Teaching, coaching, and mentoring semi-autonomous teams to utilize all necessary WCM tools, linking these to the reduction of losses in the factory.

  • Ensuring that semi-autonomous and autonomous teams are adhering to the overall WCM Pillar Plan.

  • Conducting WCM assessments with semi-autonomous and autonomous teams to assist them driving down Losses and Waste.

  • Leading and facilitate WCM projects, which focus on priority losses (liaise closely with HR, the Skills Trainer and Manufacturing Manager to integrate all training topics).

  • Supporting the development of category/technology specific WCM training material but draw on global material wherever possible.

  • Continuous Improvement:

  • Using performance measures to identify and prioritize losses in production area.

  • Applying rigorous Cost Deployment and the Zero loss concept to eliminate losses.

  • Using focused approach and root-cause analysis to trigger improvement.

  • Deploying these analytical skills across the factory.

  • Quality:

  • Support the Quality Manager with the application of Quality Improvement tools across the sourcing unit.

  • Ensure Quality Maintenance tools are also utilised including analysis of Quality losses, quality maintenance and process point analysis.


  • Personal Leadership: The ManEx coordinator must lead engineering improvement using a high level of mechanical knowledge, clear communication, and logical thinking.

  • Problem Solving: Identifying, priorities and addresses problems using the full range of analysis tools and techniques that attacks root cause. Capable and confident of leading teams using Kaizen and other improvement tools.

  • Innovation: Apply a critical mind to innovate efficient processes and embrace new technologies to drive Competitive Advantage.

  • Business Awareness: Understanding of the need to meet changing demands and the role of marketing and product innovation in growing the business and increasing the company's share.

  • Living (or willing to live) in Konya.

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