Contribute to the preparation of the Manufacturing Plan and Budgets for Operational, Organisational and Capital resources so that they are realistic and enable productive capacity to match Business Plan and Sales Forecast needs.
Ensure that appropriate Health, Safety and Environmental practices are implemented and observed throughout the factory to meet Legal and Company standards.
Ensure that all levels of staff are recruited, trained and motivated to maintain and improve departmental performance and wider business goals.
Ensure that all plant equipment is maintained efficiently to obtain optimal manufacturing efficiency in coordination with Central Maintenance department and projects group.
Track operating budget for variable costs and material variances and ensure that they remain within the agreed targets.
Implement TQM and HACCP systems. Monitor and ensure compliance to meet regulatory standards and improve internal process control.
Lead the generation and implementation of projects to meet the annual cost savings targets for the factory.
10 15 years experience in a FMCG manufacturing environment.
5 years as a Manufacturing or Operations Manager.
Working knowledge of TQM, HACCP and ISO standards is mandatory.
Excellent written and oral communications in English is required.
A proven record in man management, leadership and problem solving is also required.