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An interest in sweets and chocolates
Creating new recipes
Creating quality products for a fast-growing company
A strong leadership ability
Will receive on the job training from current Artisan
An interest in making sweets/chocolates
Ability to work long hours when needed
The role will cover
Conducting process fault finding on Operations and quality deviations through relevant audit procedures
Conduct process trials during new product development or process capacity and energy efficiency optimisation
Achieve plant performance of major assets
Report on technical findings and trials
Close and hand-over technical initiatives to production
Provide input into the planning and scheduling process for planned plant maintenance, in order to maximise production run-time
Minimise operational risk to Operations through technical initiatives
Ensure the plant maintains design capacity at minimum operating cost
Provide input into scoping of engineering project relating to production in terms of equipment specifications
Must be comfortable with integrating new technology into an existing business environment
In-depth understanding and knowledge of mobile equipment in manufacturing processes
Must be computer literate (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint) with good reporting and data analytical skills
Impeccable mathematical and statistical analysis skills
A storeman is essential to any business that holds stock or large quantities of equipment. It is the role of the storeman to be responsible for managing all functions of stock and equipment. They ensure that stock levels do not run out. They also track inventory spending, as well as keeping records of where the inventory and stock are going.
One of the main duties is keeping track of what is available in inventory. The storeman must monitor current stock levels to decide if more should be ordered, as well as organizing existing inventory, so it is easily and safely accessible.
Controlling Costs and Spending
It is the duty of the storeman to find the least expensive source for the inventory and to keep an accurate record of spending. Along with this, you have the responsibility for monitoring where the inventory is going, along with how much each department is spending. Monthly invoices for the department that is signed upon delivery of the stock.
Accepting Deliveries and Shipping Goods
The storeman is responsible for accepting all deliveries of stock. This includes ensuring that they are not damaged and that everything ordered is present and accounted for. He is also responsible for organizing the dispatch of finished goods and products.
Ensuring regulatory compliancy in line with International Drinking Regulations and Zimbabwe Drinking Water Standards
Determining, negotiating and agreeing on in house quality procedure standards and specifications
Ensuring that the products produced are of consistently high quality and meet the agreed product specifications, microbiological and organoleptic properties
Ensuring high standards of sanitization throughout the factory
Ensuring that manufacturing processes follow standard operating procedures
Conducting Microbiology tests/ swabs daily
Testing raw and processed water
Liaising with the customer complaints controller on customer complaints
Supervising all QC personnel
New product development and testing
Agreeing and developing recipes and BOMs
Performing all quality and specification tests on ingredients
Managing laboratory and production trials for new products
Managing the taste testing
Ensuring adequate regulatory disclosure on labels
Signing off on the final product and BOM
Developing and executing health and safety policies in the workplace to ensure a culture of health and safety within the premises
Evaluating practices, procedures and facilities to assess risk and adherence to the law
Conducting training and presentations for health and safety matters and accident prevention in conjunction with external stakeholders and HR
Investigating accidents or incidents to discover causes and communicates to HR
Coordinating safety, health and environmental audit activities, generating reports and recommending solutions
Proven and professional track record
Strong organization, time management and planning skills
Self-motivated and works well under pressure
The ideal candidate will have experience with flexo plates / polymer plates for printing as well as desktop publishing experience and will be responsible for day to day operations.
Flexo plates/ polymer plates for printing
The successful applicant will, amongst other challenging roles be responsible for
Maximising plant throughput by attaining set daily, monthly and annual production targets
Overall Supervision of Extrusion, Printing, Laminating, Slitting and Bagmaking sections
Developing, implementing and enforcing controls and interventions that reduce all forms of factory generated wast
. Ensuring maximum plant availability and machine efficiency to fully support production requirements
Ensuring product quality compliance with customer specifications and/or other set standards
Managing all processes and activities with significant cost implications in order to contain departmental operating costs
Effectively leading and motivating a large team to ensure optimum departmental performance and development of a strong skills base
Reporting to senior management on departments Key Performance Indicators, identifying opportunities and recommending continual improvement initiatives
Ensuring compliance with Safety, Occupational Health, Environment and Quality Management systems
Vast knowledge of Extrusion, Printing, Laminating and Bagmaking processes and equipment
At least 5 years’ relevant experience in a similar role
Excellent computer skills
Good analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
Attention to detail and possess an inquiring mind
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Contribute innovative new product ideas based on customer needs (interpretation of customer briefs) and market trends.
Manage the New Product Development team in the thorough and timeous completion of projects (from sample phase, factory trials, through to evaluation at customers where required)
Product and process improvement support for customers
Product and process improvement and technical problem-solving support for manufacturing operations.
Identify and develop relationships with key ingredient suppliers.
Produce costings for new product variants submitted.
Ensure the completion of New Product Development administration (Specifications, loading of recipes into ERP system, etc.)
Load the improvement of the new product development processes and systems.
Problem solving and basic project management knowledge.
Well-developed verbal and written communication skills – ability to interact confidently with both suppliers and customers.
Work well within a multifunctional team environment.
Willingness to learn and develop technical expertise in our customer’s processes to enable end to end customer support.
Delivering on the strategy and achieving agreed targets
Leading, coaching and developing people
Broad and specialized knowledge in Operations and Supply Chain
Broad and specialized knowledge of Process Safety & Asset Integrity, HSE Critical Leadership, Site Hazards and Risks, Behavior Based Safety, AN HSE standards and policies, Managing Contractors
Strong experience in Continuous Improvement such as Lean, Six Sigma or other continuous Improvement methodologies and tools and processes
Strong experience in Process Management
Experience in Project Management
Integrated Business Planning, Problem Solving
Demonstrated leadership experience of extended teams ( -45)
Knowledge of BU and ALPS.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following and Other duties may be assigned:
Must understand product quality and how to run the products to a specification.
Understands inventory control and product tracking.
Recipe creation & monitoring, Par-fry, marination, breading/batter processes experience required.
Works well with people and treats everyone equally.
Promotes teamwork between all departments within the facility
Must be able to work with all areas of the company (sales, accounting, quality control, etc.) to reach goals.
Understands the budget process and can develop and execute budget goals.
Must be able to control/meet yields on the production lines.
Needs to work out of the box to bring new ideas to the table to improve the operation.
Promote and utilize other’s talents.
Actions are plan-based and result from strategy as opposed to reactionary.
Goals achieved by teamwork instead of own personal efforts.
Leadership style yields influence and trust. You’re not just “the boss”.
He/she will follow the Quality Management System to ensure quality of product;
He/she will review the QMS to ensure that the QC procedures and objectives are relevant to all concerned parties from supplier to customer.
He/she will ensure that customer requirements and specifications are properly understood.
If there is any ambiguity or confusion, he will confirm the customer’s actual Specifications.
He/she will ensure that all goods coming in the stores are inspected and tested for quality.
He/she will ensure that all pre-production, inline process & final goods are properly inspected & documented
He/she will ensure that AQL of the company is properly maintained & exceeded.
He/she will carry out root case analysis and set in place corrective actions to prevent poor quality practises from recurring
He/she is responsible for failure of quality passed garment sent to or returned by customers
He/she will ensure that all QC personnel are suitably trained, and receive continuous training to enhance their skills
He/she will control reclassification of rejected garments
He/she will ensure that production on new styles commences in conjunction with production after production have passed the first “5”and then only when the approved sample & specification sheet are in hand, and both production and QC sign approval.
Ensure that all inspection data forms are collected and sent for data capture and analysis.
Handling and troubleshooting and repair work of tetrapak filling machines, steriliser, filmatic line, labo met machines, pasteuriser, homogeniser and tetrapak downstream equipment’s
Perform corrective and preventive maintenance as per plan and manufacturing schedule
Support the production operators with help and knowledge to enable machines run efficiently.
Running production shift and ensures that production targets are met
Support utilities and site services departments
Attend to all breakdowns within all areas when required
Troubleshoot breakdowns and repair malfunctioning HVAC/LVAC systems and components, utilizing measuring and testing equipment’s
Fill in daily engineering shift logs with detailed information to enable smooth and knowledgeable transfer information
Monitor of performance after any maintenance
Monitor the inventories of related spare parts, maintenance supplies, and equipment and initiate reordering when necessary
Adhere to daily and weekly checks to ensure smooth operations of machines
Monitoring and repairing utilities, boiler, filtration plant, air compressor and water chiller
Knowledge of electrical measurements
Knowledge of electric motors.
Knowledge of Industrial drives & controls (plc systems)
Knowledge of electrical and electronics circuits diagrams & blueprint interpretations.
Knowledge of elements of electrical and electronics engineering. PC basic skills (MS Excel, MS Word, SAP).
Safety and compliance,
Do you have the ability to Negotiate and Communicate at all levels.
Are you able to build and lead a strong Team ?
Prepare and administer work orders
Schedule production crew assignments
Ensure work orders are completed on time and within budget
Ensure that production crew is trained and in compliance with federal, state, and company regulations to ensure work is completed in a safe manner and to avoid work related accidents
Ensure production crew is trained on proper use and handling of chemicals
Interview, hire, evaluate performance, and administer disciplinary actions for production crew personnel
Oversight of employee and food safety programs
Achievement of productivity, efficiency, customer service, cost, quality, safety and employee engagement objectives
Confer with management personnel to establish processing and quality control standards, to develop budget and cost controls, and to obtain data regarding types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of products ordered
Plan and direct processing activities and establishes processing priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors
Coordinate processing activities with procurement, maintenance, and quality control activities to obtain optimum processing and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment
Revise processing schedules and priorities as a result of equipment failure or operating problems
Consult with engineering personnel relative to modification of machines and equipment in order to improve processing and quality of products
The ability to act decisively and solve staff or equipment-related problems
The capacity to grasp concepts easily
ICT literacy to deal with various technologies and programmes
Attention to detail to ensure high levels of quality
The ability to communicate clearly and persuasively with your team, managers and clients
Strong negotiation skills for getting materials within budget at the right time
The ability to work under pressure and motivate others to meet deadlines
The ability to work in a logical, systematic manner.