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Production Manager

Job Information
LocationProduction Jobs in Johannesburg
SalaryMarket Related
Job TypePermanent
EducationDiploma in Production Management
Experience5+ Years FMCG Experience

Job Description

A Production Manager is required at a FMCG company based in Johannesburg.


• A minimum of 5 years related experience in FMCG manufacturing

• Minimum Qualification: Diploma in Production Management

• Ideal Qualification: N.Dip Electrical / Mechanical and Diploma in Production Management

• FMCG knowledge

• Food processing knowledge is essential


• Production Management skills and conversant with MS Project

• Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control and other techniques for maximising the effective manufacturing

• Knowledge of machines including their designs, uses and repairs

• Analysing information and using logic to address work related issues and problems

• Conversant with relative legislation regarding Health and Safety requirements

Job Duties:

• To monitor, control and optimise the manufacturing operations

• Implement systems and processes to enable accurate measurement of key operating parameters within the production process.

• Establish and maintain optimal operating conditions through using principles such as SPC or Centre lining.

• Comply with the operational Health and Safety programme and lead this programme in the production area.

• Develop, implement and maintain quality assurance processes within the operation.

• Ensure staff complement complies with all policies and procedures.

• Work in conjunction with service departments to optimise availability by planning shut downs and change overs effectively.

• Implement continuous improvement processes.

• Participate in and facilitate the development of the operational budget.

• Develop reports for shift, daily and monthly production accounting purposes.

• Ensure the ERP system is maintained from a production perspective.

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 718 2245. You can also contact Chanel or Sian on 011 234 6868/9. Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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