Production Manager (m/f/d)

Production Manager (m/f/d)
Career Opportunity


Job Description

Job Description
JOB TITLE:           Production Manager
BASED AT:           Johannesburg
INDUSTRY:          Food Production

The Position of JHB Production Manager involves working closely with the National Operations Manager and Production Supervisors and all relevant departments to ensure coordination between all the departments on a daily basis to ensure cost efficient lean manufacturing.

POSITION REPORTS TO:                National Operations Manager
  • Do the weekly Production Plan and scheduling.
  • Capture, review and report on Daily, and Monthly OEE’s.
  • Reconciliation of Daily Production Jobs.
  • Communicate changes of the weekly production plan to the Supply Chain.
  • Ensuring of adherence to Food and Health and Safety in the production areas.
  • Optimise people, plant, machinery & throughput.
  • Compiling of monthly, weekly and daily production reports for the National Operations Manager.
  • Coordinate with the Site Engineer to minimize downtime and planning of preventative maintenance.
  • Report and measure departments against set budgets.
  • Conduct internal audits on the SOP’s in the plant.
  • Participating in performance evaluations of staff and production supervisors.
  • Assist with resolving employee concerns and conflicts.
  • Handling of all relevant HR issues concerning to the production departments.
  • Assisting Supervisor with maintaining Production and Department goals.
  • Monitor and assisting in maintaining and improving the Food Safety Standards.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a Production Manager role.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the food industry
    • Bakery, Powder Blending will be an advantage
  • Minimum of HACCP or FSSC22000 qualification required.
  • Experience in demand planning and production scheduling is required.
  • Understanding or exposure to Syspro would be an advantage.
  • Experience in OEE calculations and reporting of it.
Market related package, details will be shared on application.