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QUALITY MANAGER - 314239
FMCG / Retail / Wholesale
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
Quality Manager (FMCG) PE
This position is to support the Port Elizabeth Manufacturing plant to consistently and reliably produce and distribute products at the lowest possible cost in accordance with global benchmarked standards of reliability, quality, service and costs. You will report to the General Manager.
Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to:
Ensure that at plant level, in liaison with the General Manager, that the company’s quality management strategic results are met.
Consistently meet budgeted cost targets.
Drive improvement initiatives and process improvement projects.
Effective management of fixed capital resources.
Lead the Intrinsic/Central Laboratory- and Extrinsic Packaging Material Laboratory, and Bottling Process Control teams.
Ensure adherence to Quality Policy to ensure the consistent production of products that meet and exceed customer and consumer expectations.
Facilitate problem solving in Quality, Cellar and Packaging environments.
Drive and assist with continuous improvement in Quality, Cellar and Packaging environments.
Manage suppliers according to the company’s supplier development strategy.
Ensure Quality Management systems compliance.
Ensure human capital is utilised effectively and productively
Drive manufacturing plant efficiency.
Improve the risk profile of the site.
Consistently ensure SHEQ (Safety, health, Environmental and Quality) management practices are applied and the department conforms to regulatory and QMS (Quality management systems) requirements.
Customer & Relationship Results:
Meet service level agreements for both packaging and cellars departments.
Build effective and trusting relationships with customers/suppliers to deliver on service level agreements.
Build effective and trusting relationships.
Innovation and Improvement Results (Drive continuous improvement in area of responsibility)
Implement new ideas and improve methods, systems and work processes that will lead to higher quality or reduced cost.
Develop plans and review performance against targets regularly to ensure continuous improvement.
Create an environment for challenging status quo, risk rating improvement and sharing of knowledge.
Responsible for own development and contribute to the team effectiveness.
Demonstrate the company values.
Create a sense of common purpose across the quality team by providing targeted and regular feedback about company performance in line with organisational objectives.
Ensuring team members have clear, current and measurable goals.
Implement talent management and ensure that succession plans and development actions are in place.
Manage change effectively and achieve transformation targets.
Involvement in setting the overall standards for manufacturing and anticipating future requirements e.g. developing policy standards, protocols and/or procedures.
Train, mentor, coach team on specific tasks or activities. Give advice, guidance and feedback on the basis of knowledge and expertise.
Clear pattern of self-development and learning.
Ensure plans are in place and reviewed regularly to ensure a competent