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  • Posted: Nov 20, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • For over 100 years, Nestl South Africa has delivered on its Good Food, Good Life promise to its consumers, ensuring that they are always able to access our established, well-loved brands as well as new and innovative products that respond to their evolving needs. We exist to DELIGHT our CONSUMERS who have enabled the growth of our business and company by ...
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    Plant Manager Creamers

    Position Summary

    • The Plant Manager is responsible for planning, organizing and controlling the production or packing of products in a factory, taking care that the goods are produced efficiently, on time, within budget and according to quality, safety, health and environment standards and specifications

    Long Description
    A Plant Manager:

    • Responsible for developing plant budgets and cost performance metrics taking internal and external benchmarking into the equation and meeting the budget and cost goals. Lay out the production schedule so that production quotas are met and financial and time constraints are respected
    • Oversee the operation of the entire production or packing department and ensuring complete compliance to Company's Quality, Labour, Hygiene, Safety, Health and Environment, maintenance of the equipment, policies and guidelines and with local Law and regulations
    • Using different continuous improvement tools and methodologies, develop plans to enhance the performance of the productionor packing department in terms of cost, quality, hygiene, productivity, etc.
    • Accountable to keep the Factory Manager of the site informed regarding day-to-day problems or situations that may affect the overall production operation of the Plant.
    • Effectively manage the DOR / LC, ensuring proper exchange of information (cascade Target/escalate issues) for alignment with the objectives in the short term and WOR, MOR for medium and long term to achieve production plan and to identify and achieve performance improvements. Motivate, guide, support and coach the resources to achieve objectives and to act in accordance with NCE guidelines.
    • Responsible to plan, assign, and direct the work and to formally appraise people's performance against objectives and company behaviours and technical competencies; to reward and apply disciplinary actions when necessary; to build a strong team spirit and setting an example of superior behaviour, attitude and performance.
    • Should provide timely feedback and coaching to team members in order to develop them to their full potential and to achieve objectives in accordance with NCE guidelines. Accountable to ensure sound succession plans.

    What Will Make You Successful

    • Knowledge and experience in production and manufacturing of creamers
    • 5+ years operations and/ or engineering experience in a food and/or pharmaceutical manufacturing plant
    • 5+ years production supervisory/management role
    • Experience on plant optimization along with involvement with continuous improvement activities
    • Degree in Engineering or related
    • Experience and knowledge of industry compliance requirements
    • Able to build strong and long-term business relationships
    • Strong problem solving abilities
    • Strong Decision-making and judgement skills (ability to take data and make logical, pragmatic and structured decisions)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nestle on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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