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The role will take on the following responsibilities -
Management of all aspects of production
Budgeting and general finance
Assisting with sales of product
Overseeing distribution aspects
Ensuring optimal production levels.
Must have general business skills
Must be driven and also confident to do business development.
Duties will include:
Managing a large fleet of vehicles/trucks
Reporting to management
In Charge of the re-ordering process
Able to work under pressure
Good reporting skills
Duties to include:
Direct responsibility for all aspects of food safety, food technical & quality processes / procedures reporting to the Factory Manager
Upholding the company values in terms of culture and attitude
Management of the QMS & QA team
Manage, maintain & Implement Hygiene Systems
Working to standards / legislation guidelines
Manage the company’s R&D, Technical Support and Manufacturing functions to meet budgeted financial performance
Develop new products , as agreed by the Leadership Team
Manage the generation and preservation of Company Intellectual Property, including archiving/storage of designs, documentation of know-how, preparation of patent applications and general maintenance of the company’s IP portfolio.
Provide product support and other technical support to operational functions in the most efficient manner for all concerned
Maintain a clear view at all times of the R&D and Technical Support and forecast technical and financial performance (both deliverables and spend)
Foster a climate and culture where QHSE issues are addressed effectively and speedily, as part of everyone’s normal function
Improve the effectiveness of the Company’s internal systems; increasing efficiency and reducing administrative overhead
Attract, retain and motivate people to improve the company’s performance
Report regularly on key aspects of the business, in accordance with routine and ad-hoc reporting requirements
Provide relevant technical information to Operations staff to enable proper operation and maintenance of Technical Equipment.
Initial investigation and feasibility study of any new capex requirements
Experience of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma Methodology would be advantages
Originate new products in concert with customer needs and business model, and oversee the complete lifecycle of the product from design to creation to manufacture to sale to after-service support.
Selects correct design concepts and fundamental technology used for new products or improvement for existing ones
Oversees key projects, processes and performance reports, data and analysis
Travels to the manufacturing plant to work with the team and ensure correct production and assembly line are in place.
Ensure that new technology is designed or utilized for all new products.
Provide technological training on the benefits and uses of the company products to the sales and marketing team.
Manage and oversee the after-sales team, ensuring excellent support is being provided.
You must have 5 - 10 experience experience creating and designing electronic devices.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
Process orientation, demonstrated ability to develop repeatable processes or improve existing processes in and out of product development
Project management skills, will have demonstrated the ability to push projects over the finish line with sound planning and persistent execution, will understand how to align resources, seek the input of key constituents, and manage others to achieve desired results
Open and collaborative style, must be comfortable working in an environment where ideas are shared and challenged
Energy and enthusiasm, candidates must find the work fun and enjoy being accountable and willing to hold others accountable.
Develop the annual plant maintenance system including the quality control plan, priorities, schedules, resource allocation and budgets with the aim of meeting production and plant performance targets.
Align the annual plan with the regional maintenance strategy.
Apply standard project management and process standards for capital projects and ensure sound change management practices are utilised for all changes to the plant.
Manage agreed-to targets and objectives and the performance of the engineering team in line with scorecards covering Quality, Cost, Delivery, Environment, People and Safety (QCDEPS).
Manage the maintenance repairs operations working capital, cash flow and actual maintenance cost in line with agreed budget.
Contribute to the determination of production targets including waste levels, deviations and product quality.
Collaborate with the Production Departmental Heads and develop the shut down schedule and oversee the planning, preparation and implementation of minor and major shuts downs.
Ensure that standards for shut planning are followed.
Participate in the prioritisation and motivation for capital expenditure projects for new or existing plant equipment.
Oversee the development of equipment and process
Specifications and approve changes in the design of the plant.
Direct the commissioning of new and decommissioning of old equipment nation wide
Review and approve test plans with the focus on integration points between different areas of the plant.
Manage third party contractors
Participate in contract negotiations for all major engineering contracts.
Determine when engineering services should be conducted internally or be outsourced.
Review the quality of work, contract compliance and financial processes for engineering contractors for normal work and during shuts.
Ensure that all contractors are aware of safety requirements.
Create a safe work environment for the engineering function ensuring that all risks are assessed and mitigation of risks are correctly managed.
Monitor adherence to regulatory and internal standards.
Review control measures frequently and oversee plans to address any discrepancies.
Ensure compliance to ISO standards for the Engineering Department.
Entrench a culture of people taking personal responsibility for their own and their colleagues' safety.
Provide guidance to the managers in the engineering function on how to effectively manage their teams. Direct the recruitment, recognition, remuneration, development and discipline of the engineering teams.
Accept direct responsibility for the development of direct reports.
Conduct manpower demand planning for current and future requirements and determine the need to create additional skills pools as and when is required
Direct the effective development of new engineers and technicians in training by selecting the new trainees and monitoring the effectiveness of the Training & Development and Mentoring support they receive
Drive Vision and Purpose
Plan and Align
Build Effective Teams
Problem Analysis and Solving
Maintenance Management Philosophy
Safety Health and Environmental Management System Implementation
Programme Control and Evaluation
Budget and Cost Management
Position is based in Bulawayo
Supervise and control all aspects of manufacturing
Factory: - stores – Raw and Wrapping - Efficiency in factory - Waste control - Costs of products - Allocation of labor - Production planning - Meetings with appropriate section heads – Engineering / Buying / Admin / Dispatch / HR - Daily production reporting - Knowledge of a computerized B.O.M. system will be an advantage
Food Industry experience an advantage
Duties to include:
Checking in Items
Producing Stock Reports
Administering re-order levels
Administering weekly and monthly stock takes
Ability to work unsupervised
Duties to include:
Production of layout drawings, manufacturing and assembly drawings
Production of tooling drawings and updating drawings as per recommended alterations
Research and development of products and accompanying drawings
Compilation of bills of quantities of materials and preparation of quotations
Supplying material type and quantity on each technical drawing
Visiting sites for measurements, design and detailing
Ensuring target dates are met
Estimation & purchasing of materials
Scheduling of site work
Ability work with minimal supervision