Senior Production Manager

About this Role

Remuneration: Market Related cost to company
Location: Eastern Cape - Eastern Cape
Company name: Prostaff Holdings


An established food processing company requires the above to oversee the manufacturing of processed foods for the export and local markets in the most productive and cost-effective manner by effectively utilise machinery, equipment and material and, most importantly, implementing sound labour relations.Minimum requirements for the role:

  • Tertiary Qualification in Engineering or Operations Management or related is essential.
  • Previous management experience within a food or pharmaceutical or beverage manufacturing environment is essential.
  • Previous experience in managing a large production team is essential.
  • Knowledge of BRC, HACCP and GLOBAL G.A.P. accreditation would be advantageous.
  • Advance computer literacy is essential.
  • The successful candidate must be willing to work either day or night shift during peak times.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Achieving production goals and objectives through the agreed KPI’s.
  • Coordinating and managing the implementation of the production program as planned and prioritized by the Marketing department.
  • Formulating, implementing and managing continuous improvement plans.
  • Managing costs within the operation against the budget.
  • Ensuring compliance with food safety and sanitation requirements.
  • Leading and motivating the Production team to take ownership and pride in delivering the highest quality of product.
  • Liaising and providing assistance to Suppliers.
  • Implementing WCM or Lean techniques to improve accuracy and productivity.
  • Managing the staff and ensuring compliance with internal policies.
Salary package, including benefits, is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.

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