Production Manager, Cape Town

Last update 2024-07-18
Expires 2024-08-18
ID #2202946168
Production Manager, Cape Town
South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
Modified June 23, 2024


PRODUCTION MANAGER Operations Accountable for quality, standards, service and desired outputs within inter-related functional areas of responsibility.

May be responsible for work of others.

This role will work with various closely related concrete variables, requiring an understanding of the theory or practices underpinning inter-related functional processes.

Job Purpose The purpose of this role is to enable achievement of Production targets, within 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 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 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 fulfilment 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 relevant region • Supervise the production of syrup and related products in line with established standards, policies; procedures and safety guidelines Infrastructure Maintenance • Ensure that all Infrastructure are 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 region of responsibility Adherence to the Quality, Food Safety, Health, Safety and Environmental Standards • Adherence to Standards: Ensure strict adherence to Quality, Food, Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standards.

• Enforcement: Enforce all food safety and health regulations, policies, and requirements at all times to guarantee a secure work environment.

• Personal Hygiene: Maintain exceptional personal hygiene as per the organization’s code of conduct.

• Contamination Control: Raise awareness about potential physical product contamination and implement control measures to prevent it.

• Health and Safety Measures: Take reasonable precautions to prevent health and safety hazards.

Follow the prescribed incident reporting procedure in case of accidents.

• Knowledge and Compliance: Stay updated with relevant business information, policies, processes, and procedures.

Enforce compliance with legislative and statutory requirements, as well as GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices).

• Training: Attend and enforce the implementation of learnings from training sessions related to Quality, Food Safety, and Health and Safety.

• Housekeeping: Maintain high levels of cleanliness and orderliness within the work environment.

General Business, Financial and People Management • Actively participate in operational planning and budgeting processes • Drive continuous improvement through streamlining and optimising 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 • 3 – 4 year technical qualified (e.g.

BScience: Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical) / B.

Engineering / Operations Management) (Essential) • FMCG experience 3-4 years leading production teams (bottling preferred) • Leadership Capability • MS Excel; MS Word; SAP; E Mail; MS Power Point Key Qualities Communication • Routine communication in connection with instructions, requests or normal work tasks Problem Solving • 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.

Relationships Maintained • Others outside of own work area but inside the organisation Behavioural Competencies Conflict Management • Ability to openly addresses conflicts as they arise to ensure maintenance of strong relationships • Considers relevant information when resolving conflict.

• Demonstrates an understanding of all parties view-points.

• Takes a calm and objective approach when resolving conflict.

• Proposes suggestions which promote resolution to conflicts.

Planning and Organising • Manages time effectively, ensuring effective completion of tasks under stressful deadlines.

• Able to prioritise activities and resources, ensuring that results are achieved effectively.

• Able to evaluate progress and make appropriate adjustments to initial plans, ensuring a successful outcome.

Leadership • Able to communicate and gain team commitment to a vision of what is to be achieved.

• Delegates fully and creates opportunities which help others to develop their potential.

• Identifies inequalities of opportunity within the workplace and takes steps to address them.

• Inspires and empowers others to overcome difficulties and achieve goals.

• Nurtures strong team identity and pride.

Verbal Communication • Able to communicate verbally in a logical manner.

• Takes the intended audience into account when communicating verbal information.

• Makes use of appropriate business language in verbal communication.

• Includes all relevant information in verbal arguments.

• Demonstrates proficiency of language in verbal communication.

• Interprets complex information to expresses own viewpoint in verbal communication.

• Concludes verbal arguments by making reference to relevant facts Continuous Improvement • Increases performance expectations when success has been achieved • Seeks out sources of information, including trade associations, “best practice” companies, customers, peers, subordinates, etc.

• Finds ways to fast-adapt improvement ideas to work processes • Proactively seeks out resources, alliances, etc., needed to quickly introduce improvements

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Production manager

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