Technical Director

Tukums, Latvia

About this job

  • Salary: EUR 3500,00 bruto
  • Address: Jelgavas iela 7, Tukums, Tukuma novads, Latvija
  • Working time: 8:00 - 17:00

Job Description

Tukums dairy, which is considered to be the first “Tukuma piens” company, was founded on June 20, 1913. The company has continuously worked for more than 100 years except for a short time during World War I and World War II when the production process was not possible due to military actions. The company’s legal status over time has changed several times; the production process was developed as well as the product range. But the company still processes milk and provides the local and international market with its dairy products. At the beginning of the 21st century JSC ”Tukuma piens” is not only the largest and the oldest company in Tukums but also one of the biggest dairy producers in Latvia and yogurt producers in the Baltic States.

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Purpose:

The Director of Technical Operations is responsible for leading and driving process robustness and efficiencies for the (drinks) products manufactured in Latvia.

He is also responsible for optimizing and establishing the introduction of new equipment into the Manufacturing plant. 

This position will manage a technically diverse staff of highly specialized technicians, mechanics, and other specialists to support both milk and dairy production. He/she is a key link between company owner and company chief executive officer and ensures a seamless link between pilot-scale and full-scale manufacture. 

The Technical Director is accountable for the uninterrupted work of all the equipment, timely repair, and troubleshooting,

as well as for properly planned maintenance of the entire production process of the department and provides technical and business leadership for the department.

This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is part of the Plant’s Senior Management Team.