Cape Town South,
+27 21 422 5048
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Ensuring product is produced timorously for daily dispatch.
Management of factory staff, supervisors, team leaders and maintenance technicians.
People management inclusive of disciplinary hearings, leave of factory staff, overtime, sick leave etc.
Management of stock, raw material procurement, production and dispatch.
Procurement – this function is largely the planning component, we have an administration clerk that places and chases the orders.
Manage all factory compliance relative to technical, maintenance and health and safety parameters.
Reporting on production performance, staff performance and other K Pi's.
Relevant tertiary education and experience level
A formal diploma or equivalent in production management would be beneficial or,
A qualification in food technology with a focus on production management
We would consider candidates without a formal qualification if they have suitable experience with a proven track record.
It is critical for us to have a person with the right attitude and passion.
Minimum of 5 years work experience in a managerial role.
Experience in a food preparation environment with low and high care regimes would be preferred.
Good people skills, managing factory staff, supervisors and maintenance technicians.
Good conflict resolution skills essential.
Good communication skills essential.
Good logistics management skills.
Good planning skills of both production needs and raw material procurement.
Must be able to work under pressure towards deadlines.
Ensure compliance with technical product manufacturing specification.
Work very closely with the technical team in order to maintain systems, process flows and traceability, from receipt of raw product – through production- to finished goods
Knowledge of low care/high care manufacturing would be beneficial.
The candidate must be self-motivated and a good team player and have a passion for managing people in a pressurized environment.
Cape Town - Perm/Temp Recruitment