Manufacturing Manager - AVI, East Rand

  • East Rand
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Manufacturing
  • Posted by AVI on Wednesday, August 14, 2019
  • Reference: 190814-1
  • Apply before Friday, August 30, 2019 - 12 Days left
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Employer: AVI

A vacancy has become available for a technical expert to take on the challenging role of Manufacturing Manager based in Isando and reporting directly to the Operations Executive. The role would require you to lead and support the manufacturing team in order to meet customer requirements and ensure that world class production and quality targets are achieved in the most cost effective manner. Tangible portfolio growth; delivering results; and meeting customer expectations coupled with supervisory experience are paramount for delivery in Entyce Beverages.
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A vacancy has become available for a technical expert to take on the challenging role of Manufacturing Manager based in Isando and reporting directly to the Operations Executive. The role would require you to lead and support the manufacturing team in order to meet customer requirements and ensure that world class production and quality targets are achieved in the most cost effective manner. Tangible portfolio growth; delivering results; and meeting customer expectations coupled with supervisory experience are paramount for delivery in Entyce Beverages.

Ensure high efficiency, excellent quality and low waste.
Ensure optimal production through effective liaison with all other support functions.
Manage cost effective labour usage in accordance with MANMAPS.
Analyse and resolve production history in order to minimize potential risk.
Ensure that operating specifications are in place and are achievable (correctly implemented).
Recruit, identify and develop the right talent.
Effectively empower and develop staff through goal setting and performance management in order to enable them to contribute effectively and make the right decisions.
Implement the correct business strategies.
Effectively manage operational budget and cost effectiveness.
Assist in Capital Expenditure Projects.
Ensure implantation and adherence to SHEQ QMS food safety.

Problem Solving through proper RCA methodologies and practices
Planning ahead
Optimising business performance
Building key relations
Show courage and confidence
Drive new business growth
Coaching and mentoring
Report drafting and writing

At least 5 years’ Production, Operations or Quality management experience in the FMCG manufacturing environment

A relevant completed tertiary qualification (National Diploma / BTech / BEng or similar) in Engineering or Production Management
A qualification in Food Technology or Quality would be advantageous

Enquiry initiating and chairing (IR)
BOM integrity and validity auditing
SCADA Industrial Control and Management
Excel (Advance)
Stock integrity management
Variance (Job and Inventory) investigations
Best practices and key learning implementation
Customer complaint investigations for mitigation
People Management (including an understanding of Industrial Relations)
Understanding Process Flow
Spray drying knowledge, packaging equipment and material technology understanding highly advantageous
ISO 14001
ISO 9001
OHSAS 18000
Income Statements, Costing Models, Operating Profits
Lean Manufacturing Principles
Basic understanding of steam generating equipment (boilers), utilities
Waste management (segregation and minimization)

Apply before Friday, August 30, 2019 - 12 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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About AVI

AVI LIMITED is home to many of South Africa’s leading and best-loved brands. Listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in the Food Products sector, AVI’s extensive brand portfolio includes more than 50 brands. Our single-minded purpose is our brands growth and development. Our brands span a range of categories including: hot beverages, sweet and savoury biscuits and snacks, frozen convenience foods, out-of-home ranges, personal care products, cosmetics, shoes, accessories, and fashion apparel.

AVI’s brands have grown into great South African favourites including: Five Roses, Freshpak, House of Coffees, Frisco, Koffiehuis and Ellis Brown in the Beverages category; Bakers, Pyotts, Willards and Provita in the Biscuits and Snacks category; I&J in the Frozen Foods category; as well as Ciro, Lavazza and Douwe Egberts Cafitesse for the Out Of Home market. Our beauty and personal care brands include Yardley, Lentheric and Coty Great international and local Fashion Brands in the AVI stable include Spitz, Carvela, Kurt Geiger, Lacoste, Gant and Green Cross Shoes. We have a well-developed shared services structure spanning: International, IT, Finance, Logistics, Marketing, Procurement and Field Marketing that allows us to take advantage of our scale. 

AVI’s brands are a household name in South Africa and growing every day.