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PRODUCTION SHIFT MANAGER (FOOD INDUSTRY) - 361449
PRODUCTION SHIFT MANAGER (FOOD INDUSTRY)
FMCG / Retail / Wholesale
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Montague Gardens, Western Cape
Ensure that all aspects of Production processes and shifts are efficiently and effectively managed in order to meet production objectives from a quantity and quality perspective within the appropriate time scales and following the agreed standards whilst continuously looking for ways of improvement.
Duties & Responsibilities
Production plan is implemented and maintained by assessment against the business objectives and priorities on an on-going basis and reported on daily
Unplanned downtime of machines and equipment must < 60 minutes per shift per machine. Timeous reporting of faults or maintenance required must be evident with a proactive stance to ensure machine uptime.
The work flow within the entire production unit (i.e. between shifts and the 3 sections) is streamlined in such a way that bottlenecks are avoided.
X amount of product is produced + packed (per day) and (per night)
Volumes are measures in tonnage
Ensure that on-holds or rejected items are managed and minimised by ensuring the continuous quality standards are maintained
Management of the QM system to ensure audit results are in line to company targets.
Ensure that all EHACCP is managed and completed timeously and accurately 100% of the time
Adherence to HACCP & AIB standards timeously and accurately to ensure accreditation is achieved & maintained.
People Management & Communication
Ensure employee attendance is managed and that individual problem areas are addressed as they occur in consultation with HR in need.
Ensure that employees within the production unit are utlised to their full potential, ensuring that they are appropriately trained to use machinery and processes. Ensure that skills are assessed and built and skills plans are initiated and implemented.
Attending to staff performance and conduct issues as they arise in an appropriate and acceptable manner. Ensuring that employees are motivated to perform their duties and managed accordingly.
Attending to employee performance assessments and training and development needs by utilising the FHG process and system in a timeous and meaningful manner. Providing feedback to employees and management.
Conducting meetings with supervisors and in need staff to ensure all divisions needs and priorities are communicated & understood. Ensuring shifts are communicating and handing over to each other. Ensuring that information regarding the daily plan, priorities and challenges is fed back by Supervisors and understood and communicated to all relevant parties effectively
Innovation and Improvement
The initiation of and maintenance of the FH Mini Business Programme - ensuring that the work teams processes are followed and lived out.
initiative in all aspects of production, ensure that FH are following best practice against market trends and put forward improvement plans to management. Look for ways to improve and increase production outputs and improve costs.
Health and Safety and Housekeeping Management
Overseeing and management of the housekeeping and health and safety processes - taking into account the OHSA & HACCP and any other measures in place.
Ensure that employees understand their responsibilities; are appropriately trained and that there is a presence and proper reporting on the Health and Safety Committee
Ensuring that the monthly Health and Safety checklist is completed accurately and timeously by those responsible. Keeping in touch with current status.
Ensure than machinery and equipment is in good working order at all times. Proactively manage this and ensure that maintenance team is called upon to assist timeously to avoid downtime. In need escalate matters to appropriate divisional management urgently.
Manage processes to ensure zero incidents or accidents. Ensuring employees are issued with the appropriate protective clothing.
Ensuring that the areas within the production unit are maintained and cleaned on an on-going basis to ensure that once the next shift commences the factory floor and area of work is at an acceptable standard from a health, safety and housekeeping perspective.
Desired Experience & Qualification
Special Requirements or conditions
Long working hours – 12 hour shifts Day 7am till 7pm / Night 7pm till 7am
Over 4 shift systems
Minimum of Matric
Preferably a qualification in Production / Management / Business Management at NQF level 6 or above (diploma or degree)
Knowledge and experience:
Experience in a similar role in FMCG
In depth understanding of the production functions and processes & how these work together;
Management of people and shifts
No of years’ experience required to perform at ideal level:
5 - 10 years
Technical competencies (abilities):
Production shift management; functions and processes
Health and Safety
Should you not receive a response within 10 working days, please consider your application as unsuccessful