Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Production Shift Manager

Position: Production Shift Manager

Purpose of the Position:
 The aim of this job is to deliver finished products on time and in full consistent with intended Productivity, Quality, Delivery, Safety, Morale expectation.

Functional Responsibilities
  • Focusing on factory Operational efficiencies, OEE including measuring all processes and process inputs and outputs.
  • Full use of the Production module in the ERP and generating required reports.
  • Writing up all Production work instructions SOPs and document all non-conformities.
  • Training all l shop floor associates on Good manufacturing practices, SOPs and other systems.
  • Accountable for efficiency, quality, safety and engagement of the team
  • Liaising with relevant departments to look into Participate in all problem solving sessions where machines are involved.
  • Learn the job, influence logistics, maintenance, to prioritize and design work for the team.
  • Report any product non-conformities as a result of machine failure to the section supervisor, and isolate any affected product to prevent unintended use.
  • Systems audits.
  • Coordinating with different departments in the company and working closely with other managers and supervisors to implement the company's policies and goals.
  • Review report on manufacturing activities, performance, and results and initiating corrective action.
  • Analyzing production data, timely writing and reviewing of production reports
  • Initiate programs/processes that will lead to improved product quality, less waste and overall efficiency.
  • Proper supervision of staff, delegation of responsibilities and appropriate authority to operators and junior staff to achieve maximum efficiency through proper use of skills, man-hours, machines and equipment.
  • Ensure adherence to ISO: 22000:2005 standards and ensure the hygiene standards are maintained.
  • To chair quality circles and to assist in planning and to make recommendations on matters related to manufacturing and maintenance operations
  • Continuously review and re-align production operations to the overall corporate objectives
  • Continuously review production policies and procedures
  • Develop initiatives in improvement of production standards and reduction of costs
  • Communicate and enforce KPIs to measure efficiency of the production process.
  • Facilitate improvement of facilities and processes in order to meet customer demands and expectations
  • Responsible for all SOP training, and Productivity improvement training.
  • Timely drafting and posting of management KPI reports, monthly presentations and all production notices and training of the same
  • Handling projects and other assigned duties.
  • Undertaking any other assigned duties, when the circumstances at hand dictate so.
  • Monitoring the entire process guided by the laid down standard operating procedures for process control, spices & herbs and /or Snacks.
  • Actively participating in any research on new product
  • Development and improvement of the existing ones.
Required Qualifications
  • BSC in Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Food Science
  • At least three years working experience in a FMCG industry.
  • Knowledge of KAIZEN, TPM, ISO 22000, FSSC.
  • Knowledge of snack and spice production
Competencies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented and works with a high degree of accuracy
  • Highly organized and flexible
  • Must be self-directed and able to complete projects with limited supervision
How to apply:
 
If you are interested in the position and have the skills and competencies we are looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please forward a copy of your updated resume indicating your current and expected salary to careers@tropicalheat.co.ke before close of business 8th June 2015.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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