Job Details
Employer: Millar Cameron Ltd

Millar Cameron is a global leading recruitment agency, specialising in the African consumer sector.


We are currently recruiting on behalf of an internationally owned business who focus on food production. The client is looking to source an Operations Manager to oversee the hatchery, lake production, engineering and administration and also ensure the reliable and efficient production of farmed fish.



The Operations Manager’s responsibilities will be:


  • Implement standard operating procedures for ensuring efficiency and reliability of processes
  • Implement quality management system such as Lean Manufacturing
  • Work with the Engineering Manager to ensure uptime and availability of assets
  • Work with the Engineering Manager to take ultimate responsibility for expansion projects
  • Manage monthly budgets for each department
  • Coordinate production targets and results with the Commercial Director
  • Analyse operational performance, reporting to senior executives and Board
  • Implement HACCP and improve further develop & safety management
  • Lead long-term production planning: labour, capital, assets  
Candidate Requirements

The ideal candidate will have the following requirements:

  • Able to lead and manage large teams
  • Able to manage ongoing change/growth
  • 5+ years’ experience in a professional manufacturing environment necessary
  • Experience in Africa or Asia preferred 
  • Strong experience with Lean, Six Sigma or ISO 9000:1 implementations
  • Comfortable in using Microsoft Office
  • Fluent in English
  • MBA or Degree in an operations related field preferred



  • The successful Production Manager will be offered a competitive salary package complete with in country benefits such as accommodation and flights home.
  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading organisation with growing operations in the region.
Required Skills
lean manufacturing
food production
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