Production Manager - Cape Town, South Africa
- Harare, Zimbabwe
|Job Location||Cape Town, South Africa|
|Company Type||Retail / Wholesale / FMCG|
|Job Role||Production Manager|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Career Level||Entry Level|
|Years of Experience||4|
|Residence Location||Cape Town, South Africa|
|Nationality||RSA Citizen or Work Permit Required|
Manage the effective running of the department by achieving set targets without compromising of Food Safety or Quality.
*Responsible for obtaining production plan from Factory and/or General Manager.
*Assist in planning production for the week if necessary.
*Communication with all relevant staff in department to ensure that required allocations are met.
*Communicate with relevant persons if stock levels are low.
*Assist in the forecasting of stock (ingredients, packaging, labelling) to meet departments production needs.
*Supervise and assist in Start ups.
*Recipe/Product make-up to be supervised.
*Supervise where changeovers take place to ensure that sufficient cleaning takes place (if new allergen is introduced) and line set up complies.
*Ensure that maximum trimming procedures where applicable are being used to ensure maximum yield.
*Assisting in training of staff on product specifications.
*Responsible for caring out trial production runs to assist in the verification of new products.
*Report on daily production output.
*Report on all daily waste/rejects.
*Ensure that work area is correctly staffed.
*Report absenteeism to HR.
*Manage poor work performance/misconduct issues.
*Rating of staff monthly and submitting score card timorously.
*Identifying training needs and where growth is needed.
*Identify staff with potential to grow.
*Do continuous on-job training.
*Continuous team competence improvement.
*Identify training needs for specific staff.
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
*Able to effectively communicate with staff at all levels.
*Ability to conduct research and analyze data.
*Honesty, Integrity & Reliability.
*Strong attention to detail.
*Critical thinking capabilities.
*Ability to exercise sound judgment in decision making.
*Apply urgency in work done – report faults urgently, take action urgently; results orientated.
*Self-motivated: Ability to work with little supervision.
*A willingness to learn.
*Strong ability to multitask.
*Open to change and learning new systems.
*Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
*Good time management.
*Must have own transport.
*Qualification in Food/Production/Operations.
*2 – 3 Years’ FMCG experience.
*Seafood Industry will be an added advantage.
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