Manufacturing Manager (Agriculture/ Manufacturing / Food production ) at CA Global Headhunters

CA Global Headhunters

Job Description:

Our client in the Agricultural space is seeking to employ a Manufacturing Manager to plan, coordinate, and monitor production activities of the client to ensure safe, efficient, and effective operations so that all production.


Drive production performance by coordinating all production in the factory, to meet schedules that allow for superior customer satisfaction and high factory efficiency by establishing and executing operating plans and objective.
Provide factory floor supervision and leadership to ensure compliance with all PNL quality standards.
Recommend for approval and implement (when approved) standard operating procedures for production operations.
Supervise and monitor quality standards of products and implement and enforce quality control and tracking programs to meet quality objectives of PNL.
Work with the Head, Human Resources to establish process metrics and develop a system to achieve and maintain performance at targeted level.
Prepare the annual production budget and forecasts and all capital expenditure proposals in compliance with company policy guidelines.

Manage production budgets from identification to completion of projects.
Contribute to the design and implementation of best practice production strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance.
Build, nurture and maintain healthy relationships with internal and external customers.

Motivate and coach the team to operational success.

Work with the CASHES Manager to put in place mechanisms to reduce risks at the factory floor.
Communicate and liaise with other line managers regarding throughput of stock to ensure production targets are met.
Drive process improvements on Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) by appropriate data analysis and implementation of findings.
Promote a positive team atmosphere and establish a good working relationship with all production workers (casual and permanent).
Make recommendations (if need be) with good business justification for the acquisition of more equipment and tools for production activities.
Oversee daily operations of direct and indirect reports in the office and on the factory floor.
Identify and deploy the technical skill sets, resource levels and systems to deliver projects, including the engagement of external resources if need be.
Participate in any further education and upgrading of skills required for oneself and other team members through field days and any courses that relate to their responsibilities.

Make periodic (monthly or periodic) presentation on production activities to the Chief Operating Officer


A tertiary qualification in a related field
10 + years’ experience in production management
Good knowledge of use of agro-allied production tools and machineries

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Dylan Smuts at [email protected]

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