My client, a well-established company in the fruit industry, is seeking to employ a Production Manager to their team.Successful candidates must have a relevant Management or Food Technology degree and have 5 - 8 years' experience in Production Management and People Management.
The role of the Production Manager is to implement and maintain integration and co-operation of all aspects within the operation of the Company to ensure effective and efficient production, optimizing yields and minimizing waste.
The Production Manager is responsible for the efficient planning and producing of high quality products, optimize product yield and throughput, management upkeep of machinery. This position is further responsible for the departmental budget and expenses. Day and night shift operations must be willing to assist with emergencies or issues during night shift.
This position reports directly to the Operations Manager and have three (3) direct reports.
Reporting on yield, waste, throughput and overall equipment effectiveness
Plan and operate an efficient production
Minimise waste product
Continuously improve and implement new systems and process technologies
Oversee maximum product traceability
Oversee maintenance and housekeeping of production areas
Oversee management of all production
Setting up production capital, operating budget
Involved with the design, layout and setting up of new production capacity
Comply with all legal regulations, requirements, protocols and procedures
Adhere to and enforce all health and safety policies, procedures and legislation
INDICATORS OF EFFECTIVENESS:
Plan and operate an efficient production facility by maximizing throughput and yield as per product specification
Continuously improve and implement new systems and processes by keeping up to date with newest technologies
Oversee management of staff, tardiness and absenteeism by following progressive discipline protocols
Setting up budgets and managing expenses within budget
Maximum throughput and yield within allocated specification per product
Keep up to date with newest technologies
Minimize absenteeism and tardiness by means of progressive discipline.
Monitor expenses within budget and production costs within costing model
Reduce injury on duty accidents
NECESSARY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES: Essential
Management or Food Technology degree
Minimum 5 – 8 Years experience in People Management experience
Minimum 5 – 8 Years experience in Production Management
Sound knowledge of production processes
Experience in lean manufacturing
Excellent Problem Solving/Analytical skills
Leadership and management skills – gets results through others
Ability to relate to people at all levels throughout the Company
Honest, ethical with high performance standards
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Attention to Detail
Knowledge and Experience
Attitudes and Behavior
Experience in similar role
Experience working in similar environment
Experience with using specialized equipment
Course completed and passed
Understand fresh fruit and vegetables.
Understand the process of individually quick frozen products.
Experience in fresh fruit and vegetables
Understand fresh fruit and vegetables.
Ability to lead.
Able to phone key stakeholders and problem solve.
Follow up with emails
Everything is on email so excellent communication skills.
Friendly and production orientated, self-starter, pleasant/helpful/optimistic, minimal supervision required, ability to lead.
Based in Somerset West, Helderberg Personnel was established
in 1998. The company initially started doing placements in the Helderberg Basin
and over the years expanded nationally. Our background has proved to be
invaluable in providing a high standard of recruitment, screening, evaluation
and placement of candidates.
Our Value proposition: The true value proposition of the Helderberg Personnel brand is our commitment
to attending to our clients’ needs, culture and values and to ensure that,
through comprehensive interviews with candidates, the overall match is
determined to ensure a long term relationship. The identity of the client
remains confidential at all times. We understand that our function is to ensure
that the candidate must become a strategic partner to a business instead of a
mere employee. Helderberg Personnel has achieved a steady growth over the last
years and we have evolved into one of the leading agencies in the region. We
have made placements cross functional, cross industry and up to senior