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Available Jobs Manufacturing / Production

Out of Harare,Zimbabwe

Our client, a large manufacturing/production company based outside of Harare, is now looking for an experienced Production Supervisor to join them.Read More

Responsible for supervising approx 15 staff members and ensuring that specific parameters are met
To supervise the factory operations

  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: Negotiable TBC

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
Degree within Food Processing or Biochemistry is essential <br> Experience within a food factory is essential <br> At least 3 to 5 years experience, 2 of these being at a supervisory level <br>
Key Skills
Appetite for a challenging environment
Zeal to learn new things
Good problem solving skills
BDD set up
Excel advanced level is required
Safety and Lean management experience is a plus

Additional Requirements

Production Supervisor
Manufacturing & Production

Our client is looking for a General Manager to join their team. This is an international company with employees based in both Harare and the United States.Read More

Duties will include:
Budgeting, forecasting, purchasing and other general business functions.
Interacting with buyers, suppliers and others on various business issues as assigned
Regularly keeping abreast of competitors pricing and product market trends.
Leading and working with a team of sales associates in a store setting, towards achieving set goals.
Responsible for all aspects of the company's retail operations.
Develop strategies and sales techniques to market company products to third-party buyers
Locates or proposes potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities.
Builds market position by locating, developing, defining, negotiating, and closing business relationships.
Develops negotiating strategies and positions by examining operations, risks and potentials; and estimating potential partners' needs and goals.
Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential
Participate in recruiting and training company staff.
Keep up with industry knowledge and trends by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: $ negotiable

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Diploma or Bachelors degree in business administration, marketing or other related field. Equivalent training through practical business experience may substitute education. <br> Experience using computer applications and programs such as applicable accounting software, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Project, etc
Key Skills
Teamwork is a key part of company culture and no job is too big or too small for anyone in the company.
Ability to motivate a team

Additional Requirements

Ability to Manage and Motivate a Team
Financial Management

Our Client is a large manufacturing organisation who is looking for an HSE Officer to join their team.Read More

The role will take responsibility for Health, Safety and Environmental aspects including keeping up to date with new regulations and implementation across the business.

  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: Market Levels

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Relevant qualification in Occupational Health & Safety – degree level
Key Skills
Must have minimum of 3 years experience as a HSE practitioner in the manufacturing and/or mining industry
Possess an in depth knowledge in HSE legislation and other codes of practice

Experience in implementing HSE systems is a must.

Additional Requirements

Cape Town, South Africa

Our Client is looking for a Production Supervisor to join a larger FMCG company in Cape Town, Epping. Read More

Implement and supervise the company manufacturing process
Supervise work group to produce company products
Supervise the implementation of Quality Assurance requirements
Staff Management requirements
KPA 1 : Implement and supervise the company manufacturing process
Implement and supervise the company manufacturing process to achieve production objectives and targets
Plan work activities and set team goals through the management structure
Ensure all resources i.e. raw materials etc. are in place to meet production schedule
Allocate job assignments as to scheduling, resource availability, cycle time and customer requirements
Supervise and assist where appropriate with setting and changing of factory machinery to meet production and quality requirements
Supervise workflow with team members to ensure maximum productivity and to minimise downtime
Review process and product specifications and make appropriate adjustments as necessary
Ensure that production output for the shift is achieved as planned within the shortest possible lead time as to quality specifications
Ensure that production data is accurately recorded on shift i.e. production output, sample testing, waste, downtime by reason
Report on progress and achievement of production objectives and targets i.e. output vs planned
Assist with ensuring that machinery is maintained and repaired with minimum disruption to production schedule
Print identification labels and barcodes for company product range
KPA 2 : Supervise work group to produce company products
Implement and supervise productivity through the management structure
Supervise quality and scheduling requirements based on specific, measurable and attainable team goals
Allocate job assignments to maximise the use of available skills and productivity
Wastage is kept to a minimum and disposed of in line with standard operating procedures
Ensure work practices adhere to health and safety requlations
Ensure that good housekeeping (hygiene & sanitation) standards are maintained
Manage staff timekeeping, absenteeism and disciplinary matters by implementing progressive disciplinary system as required
Pro-actively identify potential machine pro problems / issues and grievances, counseling employees as and when required
Assist with identifying and implementing training interventions of factory personnel in accordance with operational requirements
Record all activities in accordance with ruling procedure and report on progress regularly
KPA 3 : Supervise the implementation of Quality Assurance requirements
Ensure that work instructions are implemented as required
Inspect product-in-process against quality specifications Root causes of product non-conformances and/or process malfunctions and problems are pro-actively identified and resolved on shift
Supervise sampling requirements and quality deviations on shift
Training needs are identified to enhance quality awareness
KPA 4 : Staff Management requirements
. Compliance to organisational policies and procedures - Health & Safety, Quality etc.
Good timekeeping and attendance record
Teamwork – Good working relationships and active participation in meetings and problem-solving
Effective communication with others
Identify and communicate training needs of departmental staff
Manage unforeseen situations to ensure that department functions effectively

  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: R18 400.00 depending on experience CTC

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Diploma in Production / Operations Management and relevant work experience<br> Basic computer skills in MS Office<br> Knowledge of manufacturing practices and related policies, procedures and regulations<br> Knowledge of quality concepts, policies, procedures and auditing requirements (ISO)<br> Knowledge of machinery specifications, capacity and common causes of equipment failure<br> Knowledge of and compliance with applicable statutory requirements (BCEA / OHSA)<br>
Key Skills
Positive attitude, self driven and open-minded approach
Structured and systematic in task completion to ensure general efficiency and accuracy
Work effectively with others as part of a team
Collect and critically evaluate information to enhance performance and productivity
Strict but fair when dealing with disciplinary issues
Pro-actively identifying and efficiently solving problems for improved manufacturing efficiencies
Good communication skills in both oral and written modes
Good interpersonal and counseling skills

Additional Requirements


Our client, a large manufacturing/production company, is now urgently looking for a Quality Control Manager to join them asap.Read More

Develop and implement quality control management systems
Provides technical and process knowledge for raw material, water, product batching, product testing, package testing and supplier capability
Demonstrates a working knowledge of production equipment (processing and packaging equipment) and its' related impact on overall quality
Maintains up-to-date knowledge of process improvements and technical developments
Builds people capability through effective employee relations, hiring, training, and communication for both management and front-line personnel
Analyze quality control test results and provide feedback and interpretation to production management or staff
Communicate quality control information to all relevant departments, outside vendors, or contractors
Oversee staff including SHE Principal, Lab Technicians, or laboratory engaged in testing activities

  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: $1500 to $2500 gross p/m

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
A Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or science-related field or equivalent from a recognised international institution <br> 3 years experience in manufacturing or production <br>
Key Skills
Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Technical writing proficiency

Additional Requirements

Quality Control
Cape Town, South Africa

Our Client is looking for a Operator level 1-3 to join a larger FMCG company in Cape Town, Epping. Read More

Operate machinery to meet production requirements within the allocated timeframes
Maintain occupational Health & Safety standards and good Housekeeping procedures
General staff management requirements
KPA Operate machinery to meet production requirements within the allocated timeframes
Interpret production schedule and plan sequence of operation accordingly to best meet operational requirements
Ensure that required raw materials, tools and equipment are available for operation process and communicate missing requirements to correct personne
Prepare machines for operation, including routine maintenance and pre-occupational checks
Select and assist with replacement / fitment of worn or incorrect tooling if instructed to do so and if deemed appropriate
The status of the entire production line is confirmed and any problems are rectified before production run starts
Start up machinery for first production run, check that machine components are in good working order, confirm that raw material characteristics meet specifications
Monitor material flow and ensure that sufficient materials are continuously available to ensure that production process is not interrupted
A total range of checks on machinery, materials and product are regularly and consistently performed while in operation, making minor adjustments (speed, feed or other controls) to ensure optimal operation
Machine is operated so that product and material wastage is kept to a minimum
Visual quality checks / inspections are carried out to ensure that end-product meets customer, organisational and ISO quality specifications
Root causes of problems with product or process are identified timeously. Non-conformances and/or malfunctions are dealt with in accordance with ruling procedure
Problems of quality, operation, output and safety are correctly identified and appropriately dealt with and/or reported to ensure that downtime is minimised
All required outcomes of work done are recorded and documentation is accurately completed i.e. output vs planned; material usage; incidents, malfunctions and stoppages; quality deviations. Feedback is provided to relevant personnel where appropriate
Finishing activities such as packing or moving of products to other production lines are carried out promptly to avoid bottle necks in the process
Machinery is shut down using the correct sequence as per specifications and required safety procedures
Waste materials are correctly disposed of and re-usable material is stored as per ruling procedure
End of shift / production run duties are efficiently performed and the production status is communicated to relevant personnel on completion
KPA 2 : Maintain occupational Health & Safety standards and good Housekeeping procedures
Personal Protective Clothing (PPC) is correctly worn for protection and to prevent the product being spoiled
The correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is used in relation to the specific production environment
Implement and comply with all relevant Health & Safety procedures and requirements at all times
Keep the working environment free from hazards and check that all equipment is in good working order
Identify and report potential hazards in line with standard operating procedures
Good housekeeping practices are applied, the production area is clean and tidy at all times and compliance is essured
KPA 3 : General staff management requirements
Compliance to organisational policies and procedures - Health & Safety, Quality etc
Good timekeeping and attendance record
Participation in meetings and problem-solving
Effective communication with others

  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: R9800.00 per month

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Knowledge and application of relevant safety, health and environmental legislation to ensure compliance with organisational and industry standards<br> Competency in mathematical and communication skills at ABET III / Grade 8 Level<br> Demonstrate the application of appropriate reporting mechanisms for unsafe working practice and conditions<br> Demonstrate good housekeeping practices and ability to suggest possible improvements where appropriate<br> 3 years experience in Machine Operations<br>
Key Skills
Positive attitude
Structured and systematic approach to ensure general efficiency, consistency and accuracy of task completion
Work effectively with others as part of a team to achieve production output
Accurately collect, record and report information in accordance with organisational production and quality procedures
Communicate effectively in order to competently perform tasks
Able to identify and respond to problems which will negatively impact on production, quality and safety
Good understanding of the manufacturing process and production machinery and its components
Understanding the implications and consequences of poor manufacturing practices on product quality and customer satisfaction
Understanding of own role in the production chain and how poor performance negatively impacts on manufacturing practices and quality standards

Additional Requirements

Our Client is looking for a Production Manager to join their team in their biscuit division
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Responsibilities and Duties Include but are not subject to:
Plans production on the basis of agreed targets and prepares duty roster, so that:
Efficient production flow is achieved.
Compliant with specifications, to be able to effect corrective action.
Ensures the efficient cleaning and conditioning of raw materials in preparation for:
Production, to meet production specification and standards.
Establishes the quality settings on machinery in preparation for the production of Biscuits, monitors to check and control the production process.
Prepares a maintenance schedule to ensure that production plans accommodate planned maintenance.
Verifies stock levels and follow-up on items to ensure an on-going supply of raw materials, packaging stocks, sundries and consumable stocks.
Carries out inspections to ensure that high standards of housekeeping and safety practices are maintained.
Guides and directs staff on acceptable standards of housekeeping and safety, to minimize on incidents which may result in damage to property and injury to persons.
Prepares and presents production reports at established intervals to facilitate follows-up and corrective action.
Organizes production team meetings on a regular basis, to facilitate follow-up of issues raised and provide feedback to staff.
Provides on the job training of staff and actively contributes to the development of a capable human resource pool, therefore facilitating attainment of organization performance requirements.
Prepares and produces production schedules, consults, communicates and makes required resources available, to ensure an effective and efficient production process.
Maintain excellent relationships with other members of the group
Working closely with GM on staff training needs
Continually strive to identify and drive through improvement and implementing change management initiatives.

  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
Any related Degree <br>
Key Skills
planning and organising production schedules.
assessing project and resource requirements.
estimating, negotiating and agreeing budgets and timescales with clients and managers.
ensuring that health and safety regulations are met.
determining quality control standards.
Technical skills
Project management skills
FMCG/Agri experience in Production is essential

Additional Requirements

Biscuit Division
Cape Town, South Africa

Our Client is looking for a well driven and self -motivated Product Development Manager with knowledge and understanding of FMCG markets to join their large and exciting team. Read More

The successful candidate will be responsible for
Manage the four main areas of this function
Innovation of new products and renovation of existing ones in relation to the business strategy
Drive the value optimisation process related to services, raw and packaging materials and processes in conjunction with the relevant departments
Custodian of business legal documents, finished product-, raw material- and packaging material technical information and management of product recipes, BOM’s and costs in relation to the product value chains
Support of all operational departments regarding latest technologies, processes, equipment, raw materials, packaging and good manufacturing practice to ensure lean manufacturing practice and hence expense optimisation
Managing the product development process from the concept phase to the post launch analysis phase which will include food safety, quality, process flow maximising and costs
Drive new product concept brainstorming sessions from a technical perspective
Liaison with vendors for product development from artwork development to product specifications and sample approval stage. Assist with price negotiation with vendors. Seek the relevant approvals required
Set up of item numbers and other development information in the item master file. Update and maintain the item master file
Assists with implementation, review and management of the food safety management system
Approves from a technical perspective the final product (vs master sample) and ensure that all related data and costs is accurate and correct in the system
Ensure that process deadlines are met
Work with Quality Assurance department regarding quality issues to obtain the best results for the business
Assist with staff training on quality, food safety, processing and hygiene requirements within the business
Ensuring supplier adherence to quality and food safety criteria
Assists production with both internal and external audit preparation in terms of processing
Assist factory with concerns related to recipes, process flow improvement
Ensure compliance to legislative( DAFF and other) and retail customer requirements

  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

8 Years of Experience
Tertiary technical qualification( food related)<br> 5-8 years experience and have the ability to work across business functions<br> Budget management important and must be a driver<br> Safety and quality assurance knowledge<br> Pet Nutrition would be an advantage<br>
Key Skills
Safety Awareness
Independant Self Starter
Pet lover and ideally owner
Keen attention to detail
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills

Additional Requirements


Our Client is looking for a SHEQ Officer to join their team.
Day to day responsibilities will managing SHE issues in order to meet agreed and set standards while supporting company’s overall strategy and goals.Read More

Duties to include:
Implementation of ISO 22000-2005, OSHAS-18001, ISO 14001
Implementation of SHE policies
Carrying out SHE Audits and Training
Hazards and Risk Assessment
Enforcement Of and Compliance with Legislation
Accident / Incident Investigation
Compiling Statistics and Reports
Emergency Preparedness and Planning
Carrying any other responsibilities as may be reasonably required and requested from time to time

  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: $650 - $850 Gross p/month

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
A relevant Business related degree or equivalent <br> Safety Health and Environmental Practitioner <br> 5 O’ levels including Maths, and English
Key Skills
Ability to draft SHE policy and carry out SHE inspections
Ability to work under pressure with minimum or no supervision
Resilient/Energetic/Hard working/Professional
Pastel / Word and Excel experience

Additional Requirements


Our Client is looking for a Food Safety Co-ordinator to join their team in Malawi.Read More

Duties to include:
Ensure the safety and quality of all products that leave manufacturing facilities while balancing the needs of production
Oversee the team responsible for maintaining a safe and clean work area in both the production facility
Establish SOPs and best practices to ensure all facility cleanliness standards are met and maintained
Take ownership of environmental health and safety (EHS) components of the quality team
Support the internal auditing program, assessing the performance of the quality system, reporting its effectiveness to management, and proposing actions for improvement
Enable and maintain a culture of quality awareness and compliance in the plant
Conduct internal sanitation audits as required
Work with the FSQA Manager and all plant associates to ensure quality programs and systems are understood and implemented
Contribute to a robust food safety program (e.g., GMP, HACCP, SQF)
Understand the functionality of manufacturing equipment to make recommendations for proper sanitary maintenance
Track, report, and review quality performance indicators to drive continuous improvement
Assist with maintaining regulatory relationships and inspections
Assist in customer/consumer complaint investigation and resolution
Ensure that products are produced to specification to meet safety, quality, and regulatory requirements
Work Safety – Ensures that all tasks and functions of position are performed in a safe manner at all times and that all procedures and requirements are properly followed to accomplish assigned tasks
Food Safety/Quality – Responsible for food safety and quality as well as reporting food safety and quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action
Other duties as assigned

  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: $Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Engineering, Chemistry, or related field preferred <br> HACCP certifications strongly preferred <br>
Key Skills
Demonstrated capability to work on a small to mid-sized quality team
Exceptional communication skills and ability to work in conjunction with team members across multiple locations
3 years of experience in quality, R&D, or operations roles in food manufacturing environments
Exemplary people, decision-making, and process leadership abilities
Experience with implementing HACCP
Flexibility to work different schedules as needed for testing and projects
Familiarity with food safety, allergen assessment, and regulatory requirements
Understanding of plant information systems (i.e., ERP systems)
Creative thinking to deliver innovative solutions
Ability to prioritize and delegate
Ability to translate ideas and technical information into understandable and actionable steps
Strong project management and planning skills with proven ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously

Additional Requirements

Food Safety
Quality Assurance

Our Client is leading company in the Oil Manufacturing Industry, looking for a Margarine Specialist to join their team based in Malawi. Must have a track record of formulation and manufacturing.Read More

Duties to include:
Margarine manufacturing
Manufacturing operations

  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: Competitive Salary Accommodation

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
10 year minimum Margarine formulation and manufacturing experience
Key Skills
Ability to work unsupervised
Ability to lead a team

Additional Requirements

Margerine Formulation

Our Client is involved in the FMCG Manufacturing sector and are currently looking for a Production Manager to join their team. You will be reporting directly to the General Manager.Read More

To take full responsibility of the shift in terms of management of staff, management of production and quality targets and to ensure the smooth running of the production processes
To take full responsibility of the quality and product that is produced within the shift in line with the companies’ quality systems, processes and procedures
Manage, develop and motivate direct reporting staff
Monitor, measure and report on production related process performance, general issues
To ensure that Health and Safety rules and regulations are adhered to during the shift and all matters relating to this are dealt with using the resources within the company in line with the companies Health and Safety policy
To ensure that the training skills are met for current and future demands of the shift
Repairs, installs and maintain mechanical components of the machines

  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: $1000

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
10 years in FMCG <br> Experience in the snack industry beneficial <br> Engineering Degree or background <br> Food Scientist Degree or related <br>
Key Skills
Ability to build and lead a strong Production Team
Ability to trace faults and find solutions
Ability to attend to plant mechanical faults

Additional Requirements