Production Manager at Kerry

  • Manufacturing Jobs In South Africa
  • Full time
  • 3 months ago
  • South Africa
  • Salary Rand 18000-20000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Higher National Certificate
  • Number of vacancies 2 openings
  • Job experience 2 years
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

Kerry suitably invites qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Production Manager to join our dynamic team.

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

What you’ll do

  • Manufacturing output as per business requirements.
  • Cost management, ensuring labour cost, WIP, Stock losses are managed as per business requirements.
  • Systems development and implementation within the context of the annual business plan, ensure continuous improvement of all systems by identifying systemic problems and implementing corrective leadership action.
  • Plant availability / operational performance; accountable for the effective implementation of the business processes, by continuously reviewing performance and taking corrective leadership action.
  • Process optimisation, direct the activities of production in order to achieve optimum process capability.
  • Align and comply with systems, continually review and audit the effectiveness of the following systems in order to ensure compliance to company standards and legislation and according to specified schedules: FSSC 22 000, ISO 14000 and other customer requirements.
  • Management reporting, prepare monthly, weekly and daily management reports in respect of all key performance areas as required.
  • Participate in the monthly performance and cost review forum, cost trends and plan accordingly.
  • Provide input to, and motivate yearly operational budget for area of responsibility. Manage budget (implement, control and review).
  • Identify capex needs, motivate and ensure inclusion of key capex projects on a yearly capital investment plan.
  • Continuously develop profit improvement plans by benchmarking, reviewing and implementing best practices.

 Required Knowledge and Experience

We pride ourselves with having the best people, which are our most important assets. Our company has been recognized for having the highest ethics and strives for excellence through distinctly higher standards than the norm.



We therefore urge only candidates with these unique requirements and experience to apply for this stimulating position.

  • Technical Qualification, National Diploma / B.Sc.Eng / B.Tech Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Food Technology
  • 2 – 3 Years production management experience in a food manufacturing environment.
  • Planning and organising skills
  • SAP experience
  • Excellent reporting skills



How to apply: Interested and qualified? Kindly visit South Africa

Job Alert: Join Us on Telegram Now !!
Skip to toolbar