Production Manager

Cape Town South,
+27 21 422 5048
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Job Description

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.

Candidate Qualifications

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. Computer Literacy  MS Word  MS Outlook  MS Excel

Candidate Skills

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.

Branch Information

Cape Town - Perm/Temp Recruitment


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