• Manufacturing Manager Jobs in South Africa

  • Mondel?z International
  • South Africa

Job Description:

As Manufacturing Manager you will be leading one of the three sections at the Port Elizabeth site, ensuring that the section sustainably manufactures the required volume of products in accordance with supply and production schedules You will coordinate all the activities that take place within the manufacturing unit and take responsibility for continuous improvement across, Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Sustainability and Morale (SQCDSM) to achieve agreed objectives You will also be leading the implementation of IL6S in your section

Key accountabilities


Accountable to plan, organize, lead and control the end to end production process with the plant to ensure the most cost effective and efficient production process according to the plan, while meeting the production schedule with best quality at lowest possible costs for local business units

Ensures that the unit achieves, but preferably exceeds line productivity and efficiency targets

Responsible for overall efficiencies in regards to yield, rework, overweight, scrap, line manning and production volume and machinery

Production Conversion KPI

Provides expected customer service for the BU by producing according to production plan and production compliance based on target cost

Accountable for production scheduling adherence in the unit following the demand requirements defined by Production Planning

Guarantees increase/decrease of production output by DVL planning (usage of temporary workers, seasonal staff, vacation planning) and assures contingency plans if needed

Accountable for volume compliance, production compliance, conversion cost (DVL labour, energy, scrap)

Maintenance at source

Accountable for ensuring maintenance and repair of manufacturing machinery and equipment through quality repairs and servicing, utility supplies, ensuring the highest lines efficiency/efficient conversion process in order to produce planned and budgeted volume, to be delivered on time, at lowest cost

Accountable for the integration of technical/maintenance expertise into the section

Accountable for managing technical workers in the section to ensure an optimum use of M&R (Maintenance & Repair) budget and preventive maintenance activities to be conducted in accordance to the plan

Controlling and Methods

Responsible for preparing the units budget, as well as for adherence to budget figures, tracking and reporting of deviations

Definition and tracking of conversion process relevant KPIs as well as definition of capacity and line staff requirements as the basis for production planning and product costing

Is accountable for cost calculation for products in the section

Responsible for correct collection and registration of cost and line shift performance data for the Unit


Is responsible for ensuring that all product are produced at lines are complying with product specifications and Mondelez quality standards(HACCP, GMP, ISO)

Supports all quality programs and reinforce the correct behaviours Acts as quality leader in the unit


Is responsible for ensuring all safety regulations are in place, monitored and followed by corrective actions Supports all SSE programs and reinforce safe behavior of employees

Accountable as the safety leader in the plant


Will be the lead for implementing IL6S in the production section

Will be responsible to develop capability in the unit through coaching IL6S principles, tools and processes, this will be done in conjunction with site pillar leads

Bears responsibility for productivity and CI projects of the section

People Management

Manages teams and ensure individual people development and guidance

Ensures proper training for unit team members

Bears overall responsibility for establishing a HPWS culture on the lines, providing clear understanding of the requirements for the IL6S culture (eg organization, TPM, behaviors /attitude)

Communicates plans and information to unit teams and follow through on all commitments

Accountable for teams performance management, discipline and development

Ethical and legal compliance responsibilities

Know the ethical and legal compliance responsibilities of the position; lead ethically and model compliant behaviour; maintain an environment where employees can speak up without fear of retaliation; ensure employees in area of responsibility understand the compliance responsibilities of their jobs and actively participate in the compliance program


Person Specification

In order to succeed in this role, it is expected that the ideal candidate will have A university degree in manufacturing or engineering

A university degree in manufacturing or engineering

Excellent knowledge of manufacturing processes as well as knowledge of IL6S/TPM, CI, quality and SHREQ principles

Extensive experience in a manufacturing environment, with a minimum of 7-10 years of management experience

Exposure to a shop floor with an unionized environment

Knowledge of maintenance, engineering, procurement, CS&L as well as labour relations

Had exposure to quality/SSE standards, audits and systems implementation

Good IT skills, experience in manufacturing systems such as SAP, MFG/Pro would be advantageous

Excellent written and oral communication skills and be fluent in English

The ability to plan, organize and drive for results while constantly measuring the quality, cost and delivery

The ability to analyse situations and make decisions that will have a strategic and long term solution to problems ensuring that they do not occur again

Excellent business acumen and an extensive knowledge of our business, its goals, challenges, values, strategic vision and expected ways of operation

The ability to not just be a manager but a leader who motivate, lead by example and continuously challenges his team to change and improve

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Consumer Durables/FMCG, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Mar 2020

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