Operations Manager – Ermelo
Mpumalanga, Full Time Deadline: Aug 18, 2023
Manage the availability of quality raw materials, reduction of stock losses and maximise technical performance and product output.
REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION/TRAINING
Trade Test Miller: GMF will be an advantage
REQUIRED MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE
5-10 years production experience
3- 5 years managerial experience
Fumigation and Grain grading experience will be an advantage
Food safety FSSC 2200 experience
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
Managing raw material quality and stock
Oversee the weekly calculations, communicate with the Production Accountant, and ensure the availability of the correct quantity and quality of raw materials based on the requirements provided by the General Manager.
Manage technical performance in order to achieve minimum downtime within the target set.
Guarantee adherence to product specifications for all final goods in the mill, maintaining a 100% compliance rate. Implement a thorough process for handling non-conforming products, including proper record-keeping and prompt recall from the system.
Ensure strict compliance with stock take procedures and mapping, closely monitoring losses and taking necessary actions throughout the month to prevent stock discrepancies. Implement measures to prevent stock from being packed outside of designated warehouse areas. Additionally, enforce the practice of locking warehouses at the end of shifts and keeping warehouse doors closed when not in use to deter bird activity and potential product contamination in the warehouses and packing areas
Conduct monthly verification of all quality, process, and packing scales, and arrange for external calibration of these scales on a quarterly basis. Make sure that each scale is clearly marked with the date of calibration performed by the external company.
Build and maintain good relationships with internal and external clients and ensure that client queries and complaints are resolved timeously.
Monitor monthly income and expenses, report any deviations and implement corrective measures where applicable.
TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE/ COMPETENCIES
Business and financial management acumen
Computer literacy (MS Office and others)
Excellent knowledge of the production process
Financial literacy and acumen
Good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
Industrial relations skills
Leadership and management skills
Problem identification and solving skills
Closing date: 14 August 2023