Factory Manager

Gauteng, Full Time

THE JOB AT A GLANCE

Responsible for the management of the factory, including manufacturing, maintenance, despatch, stores, quality control, and health and safety.

RESPONSIBILITIES
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Throughput

Monitor plant efficiency
Number of mixing stoppages or breakdowns
Resolve controls management

Yields and cost control

Track and manage cost of production-Ingredients
Packaging
Waste management
Manage budgets
Manage cost drivers
Deploy cost saving strategies and plans
Adhere to BMR to ensure audit requirements are met
Manage and control labour cost in line with budget

Damages

Conduct root cause analysis to determine why damages are occurring
Implement and manage process and stakeholders to ensure issue is resolved
Escalate to National office where CAPEX is required and complete CAPEX documentation

Quality

Implement process checks to ensure recipes are aligned to standard
Implement and ensure adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
Ensure achievement of required score on Quality audits
Consumer complaints

Logistics

Manage departure times
Ensure adherence to loading schedules
Ensure conformance to quality standards
Monitor inter-Bakery ordering and on time delivery

Bake Plan

Ensure right product produced at right time
Ensure sufficient levels of raw materials are available
Ensure stock count is done and signed off daily

Hygiene

Manage cleaning structures
Enforce the use of correct PPE
Manage stakeholders such as waste management, pest control.
Ensure cleaning schedules are enforced and adhered to.

Health, Safety and Environment

Conduct monthly safety meetings
Manage Safety Officers
Ensure and maintain safe working conditions for employees and equipment based on risk assessments and compliance with OHSAct.
Instill an environmentally conscious mindset within the manufacturing environment (H2O, noise pollution, utilities, landfill)

People Management

Promote a high performance culture.
Engage regularly with employees through invocoms, union engagements.
Identify and develop Talent and competency gap closing actions.
Ensure training is undertaken as per PDP’s
Ensure workplace discipline and manage ER issues in line with Tiger Brands policies and procedures.

WHAT YOU WILL BE MEASURED ON

Expenses
OEE
Cost variances
People Development
Waste Management
Quality
PBIT
Safety
Lost time injuries
Planned job observation
SBO’s
Near misses
AM step implementation
Cost savings / improvements

QUALIFICATIONS
WHAT YOU’LL BRING TO THE TABLE
Experience

Minimum 10 years FMCG manufacturing experience (food manufacturing preferable)
Minimum 5 years production/manufacturing management

Engineering experience

Finance
Cost management
Budgeting
P&L
Excellent communications skills
Relevant completed undergraduate qualification in Operations Management / Process Engineering
Relevant postgraduate degree would be advantageous
Experience in human capital management
Asset maintenance and management

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