General Manager – FMCG Processing and Packaging (Montague Gardens, Cape Town) RNeg - West Coast Personnel, Cape Town Northern Suburbs

  • Cape Town Northern Suburbs
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: FMCG, General, Management
  • Posted by West Coast Personnel on Monday, October 7, 2019
  • Reference: AKAD1007
  • Apply before Friday, December 6, 2019 - 51 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: West Coast Personnel

Food Processing & Packaging plant seeks a General Manager to oversee the day-to-day management and operations of the company.


You will be responsible for Managing the performance of each employee in conjunction with the HR Department, Managing and implementing company policies and procedures in conjunction with the HR Department, Responsible for staff disciplinary procedures in conjunction with the HR Department, Engage and responsible for Union discussions and relationships, Improving internal processes and ensuring employees work as a cohesive unit and Build and lead successful teams.  

Sustaining current market position and growing market share.  

Supporting sales teams and key account managers in retention of existing clients.

Anticipate client needs and develop solutions to meet those needs.  

Set up, maintain and manage sales teams’ budgets on a regular basis.

Managing targets in a dynamic and competitive business environment.  

Developing and designing route to market strategies for product basket to ensure margin and consumer delivery is achieved.

Ensuring that new products are developed in line with company strategy and market requirement. Managing stock movement including slow moving, redundant stock, stock quality and stock returns. Responsible for stock accuracy, stock counts and stock recons.

Responsible for all maintenance: warehousing, vehicles, plant & equipment, office sites and general housekeeping.

Monitor and authorise use of hired vehicles

Monitor and authorise any overtime relating to operations.

Improving business processes on an ongoing basis to reduce costs and improve efficiencies.

Managing the MRP process in conjunction with the MRP Demand Planner.

Ensuring correct stock levels are in place and alternative suppliers are identified in conjunction with Head of Procurement.

Creating business plans to support the company’s financial objectives.

Providing input to long-term strategic goals and developing clear plans to implement them.

Managing the credit note process.

Assisting finance with authorisation processes.

Releasing payments (local and imports).

Implement hardware and software improvements.

Responsible for implementing SAP and all other Microsoft application training for all staff.

Managing SAP related issues.


Minimum of a Degree in Supply Chain Management / Degree in Operations Management, Post-Graduate qualification in Business Administration or similar or, Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Business Management, Finance, Accounting or Economics and Extensive General Manager experience in middle to large companies in FMCG industry.


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