Operations Manager - Pies
Rcl Foods
Gauteng, South Africa
4d ago
source : findojobs-za

Job Description RCL FOODS is searching for an Operations Manager to join our Pies Team located in Krugersdorp. The purpose of this vacancy is to manage the manufacturing processes, equipment and facilities at the Krugersdorp site in the most cost-effective way ensuring maximum efficiency and optimal mix whilst maintaining compliance with legislation, customer specifications, quality and company standards in order to achieve production plan targets.

The successful incumbent is to determine and drive best practices, benchmarking and consistency management across the Production Department Minimum Requirements A Diploma / Degree in production management7 years relevant operational experience in an FMCG manufacturing environment with at least 5 years in a management positionCost management (Processing budget vs expenditure)Achieve Processing strike rateWaste managementCost saving (deliver against cost saving and business improvement initiatives)SHEQ compliance within the Processing DepartmentTraining rolled out according to training plans Duties & Responsibilities Production PlanningInput into the strategy for both factories from a Production perspective by researching and considering best practice, local conditions, trends, as well as competitor activity.

Provide input into annual SIA’s and execute on annual objectives.Input into identifying ways to fine tune systems in line with changing work practices.

Provide input and contribute to the relationship between cross functional Production teams to ensure an integrated approach in mobilising the total plan.

Identify innovative ways to use minimum resources to achieve maximum outputs.Operations ManagementContribute towards and drive continuous improvement and innovation at process and procedure level to enhance effectiveness, efficiency and performance in the Production Department.

Ensure that the Production Department has the capacity to deliver against the Production Plan.Establish the most efficient use of resources, i.

e. cost, people, time etc. for the Production Department, and allocate work accordingly.Liaise with New Product Development to ensure appropriate staff, equipment and materials are available to run successful trials.

Safety, Health, Risk and Quality OversightInput into the establishment of systems and sound practices in order to comply with best practices, legislation or other regulations / guidelines.

Monitor the Production team to ensure all legislative and industry standards are achieved and prompt action is taken where required to ensure there are no areas of non-compliance.

Chair and facilitate regular safety meetings and ensure action points are delivered upon.Financial ManagementAssume overall responsibility for the budget for the Production Department : Contract ManagementLiaise with Procurement for the selection of contractors / service providers as required.

Project ManagementManage project plans in conjunction with project teams.Technical TrainingLead and manage the regional training team that is responsible for GMP, Health and Safety, Food Safety, and all SOP’s thereby ensuring legislative audit requirements are met and relevant documents are kept.

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