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Operations Manager- Production Plants - Lusaka, Zambia

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #6907
Job Location Lusaka, Zambia
Company Type Production/FMCG
Job Role Operations Manager- Production Plants
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 8
Residence Location Lusaka, Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Open to All
Degree

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed

Our Client is looking for an Operations Manager to join their team on the production plants side


The right candidate will report directly to the CEO

Responsibilities and Duties Include but are not subject to:
To plan, schedule and distribute production in order to meet forecasted sales demands.
To control inventory of all raw materials, packaging materials, to ensure continuous production.
To control the production process to maximize production efficiency while meeting standard operating procedures and respecting the company quality assurance policy.
To look for ways to improve production capacity and efficiency and to reduce production costs.
To manage staff discipline, staff performance, and develop skills of staff
To optimize product quality to ensure that products meet laid down product specification and quality standards.
To ensure rules, regulations and good practice with regard to all aspects of food manufacture, food hygiene, and health and safety are consistently enforced.
To control the plant maintenance, machinery & inventory and implement programs to optimize these functions.
To ensure the hygiene & cleanliness of the factory and surrounding area.
To develop an accurate manpower plan, recruitment plan and retention plan for the entire factory employees.
To perform any other duties assigned.


Key Skills
Demonstrated ability in process improvement
Experience leading a team and developing a positive workplace culture
Computer Literacy ( i.e. Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Valid driver’s licence
In-country business travel will be required

  • Job Role: Operations Manager- Production Plants
  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Required Skills

8 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Minimum of 8 years experience at a similar level in an FMCG manufacturing business
High level of food safety knowledge

Additional Requirements

Operations
Production

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