01 Jul Production Manager Bottling – Epping – R550 000 per annum CTC (Including medical and pension contributions)
Bottling Plant seeks a Production Manager with solid bottling experience to head up the 3 Team Leaders and their 20 man teams. You will need experience running a multi-shift production team, working 24 x 7, must have exposure to FSSC, AIB type of standards. Bottling experience - so blowing bottles, filling, capping, labeling, palletizing. The ideal candidate has exposure to finding the root cause of problems and is able to communicate in English, Afrikaans, and an African language. You will be accountable for quality, standards, service, and desired outputs within inter-related functional areas of responsibility.
The purpose of this role is to enable the achievement of Production targets, within the area of responsibility, through effectively managing production activities and ensuring adherence to an operational and financial framework of practices, processes, standards, and controls.
Key Accountabilities and Outputs
Actively engage at the regional level in the End-to-End Sales and Operational Planning Process
Contribute to the Material Planning process as well as the execution of the Material Plan for the region of responsibility
Ensure that the Daily Production / Manufacturing Schedule is aligned to ensure delivery in line with customer requirements
Work in conjunction with the Regional Operations Manager to guarantee order fulfillment in line with customer requirements, cost, quality, and time parameters
Produce / Manufacture Product
Monitor the Daily Production / Manufacturing Schedule to ensure timeous product delivery to customers
Manage the entire end to end Production/Manufacturing process for the relevant region
Supervise the production of syrup and related products in line with established standards, policies; procedures, and safety guidelines
Ensure that all infrastructure is maintained to ensure optimal capacity usage and availability
SHERQ framework, initiatives, and communications
Monitor the execution and maintenance of a SHERQ Framework of practices, processes, policies and procedures, standards, and controls for application across all geographies
Assist with monitoring SHERQ Compliance in the region of responsibility
General Business, Financial and People Management
Actively participate in operational planning and budgeting processes
Drive continuous improvement through streamlining and optimizing relevant operational practices, processes, and systems
Ensure adherence to operational and financial frameworks of practices, processes, standards, and controls
Ensure Adherence to all applicable Safety, Health, Environment, and Quality Standards
Manage cost drivers and take the necessary action to mitigate financial risk and address variances and discrepancies
Ensure that the right people capacity is in place and manage employee performance through effective and goal-directed people leadership
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree (3 years) / NQF level 7 (Essential)
Up to 6 years experience (Supervisory) Supervisory; FMCG;
MS Excel; MS Word; SAP; E-Mail; MS PowerPoint
Bottling experience - so blowing bottles, filling, capping, labeling, palletizing.
Routine communication in connection with instructions, requests, or normal work tasks
Proactive identification of functional problems related to a specific process or policy, determine cause and impact and choose the best alternative to solve the problem based on guidelines provided and an understanding of the theory or practices underpinning the problem.
Others outside of own work area but inside the organization
Please email updated CV and relevant documents to firstname.lastname@example.org