Production Manager - #336604

Stonebridge HR Solutions


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Boksburg, Gauteng
Contract type: Full time
Reference: Pta000036-VLR-1

We are looking for an experience Production Manager in the Centurion / Midrand area for a company within the Meat industry that will be responsible for management, supervision and control of production processes to meet and exceed production targets.

Requirements: 
  • Certificate or Diploma in production management
  • Minimum of 5 years in a similar position in a meat industry with high volume, short shelf life chilled product.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Planning and organisation skills to be able run and monitor the production process;
  • Ability to act decisively and solve staff or equipment-related problems;
  • Capacity to grasp concepts easily;
  • Attention to detail to ensure high levels of quality;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and persuasively with your team, and managers;
  • Ability to work under pressure and motivate others to meet tight deadlines;
  • Ability to work in a logical, systematic manner.
Responsibilities (but not limited to):
  • Hands on production role with excellent knowledge of all aspects of meat primals.
  • Day to day supervision of production process, ensuring all KPI’s are followed and the highest standards in food manufacturing and safety are observed.
  • Co-ordinate and operate the production line in terms of people, product, and equipment and maintain all associated paperwork.
  • Report all aspects of production to the Factory Manager on a daily basis.
  • Ensure that factory raw material inventory for the carcass chiller is maintained correctly.
  • Responsible for maintaining all yields and improving them where possible.
  • Key involvement in record keeping for production and completion of associated paperwork to ensure that both internal and external quality systems are adhered to.
  • Plan and maintain running costs within budget.
  • Plan, rosters and ensure the relevant people are scheduled to work on a daily basis, taking into account legislative requirements.
  • Maintain constant adherence to all company, customer and legal requirements regarding food safety and quality assurance.
  • Participate in meetings regarding product quality, processes and planning the deboning facility for the following week.
  • Ensure that the highest levels of Service, Quality and Workmanship are maintained at all times.
  • Drive adherence to all HACCP systems and ensure that good manufacturing practices are always applied.
  • Instill a culture of excellent adherence to Health & Safety by all employees through the maintenance of a safe working environment.
  • Ensure department is audit ready at all times.
  • Monitoring of productivity and performance of the department.
  • Monitor and review the performance of staff and organize necessary interventions for improvement.
  • Conducting of the annual appraisal and review process for the Junior Production Manager and Team Leader.
  • Identifying training needs and performing scheduled training on SOP’s.
  • Ensure that the agreed hourly rate per carcass is adhered to, and that the line is running effectively.
  • Scheduling of holidays and overtime.
  • Understand Company Quality Policy statement and implement its requirements
  • Ensure that all customer expectations in respect of quality are met and exceeded where possible
  • Monitor packaging waste in the department to ensure minimal waste.
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us in 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. 



How to apply

To apply for this job you need to authorize on our website. If you don't have an account yet, please register.

Post a CV

Similar Jobs

Parts Manager

Sydsen Recruit, Boksburg, Gauteng
1 day ago
Reference: CAW005492-NT-1Parts Manager - Johannesburg North, Gauteng Our client based in Johannesburg North, Gauteng, is looking for an experienced Parts Manager to join their dealership. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction and have good communication and interpersonal skills. Requirements: 3 years' management and sales experience in the Parts Department of a dealership Courses/ qualifications related to the...

Financial Manager

Network Finance, Boksburg, Gauteng
1 day ago
Reference: NFC021785-SNJ-1Handpick The Best Among the Rest! Job & Company Description:Accounting professionals, listen up!My client, best-known for being one of South Africa’s leading organisations within the risk management industry is now on the lookout a Financial Accountant to join their company. Playing a crucial role in the company’s financial success you have the chance now to become the master conductor...

Orders Administrator - High stock environment

Square 1 Recruitment, Boksburg, Gauteng
1 day ago
This Job Opportunity is advertised by Square 1 Recruitment, we are a Permanent Placement Agency. We work with companies  across multiple Industries in the South African Market. To find out more about us, please visit our Website at www.sq1recruitment.co.za or follow us on Facebook or LinkedIn #Square1Recruitment or #SQ1Recruitment.  Our growing retail client is looking for a solid administrator with 1 -2...