Job Vacancy: Manager – Operations – Food Science

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Job Vacancy: Job title: Manager – Operations – Food Science

Job description: Manager Operation

Job Description:

– This job description is a reference document to bring clarity of your role and expectation of the Management out of it.

– You may also be assigned jobs other than this as and when need arise.

– At any point of time if you feel that your job description is not relevant to the job you are performing please feel free to approach your FRT / HR and we will take the necessary action accordingly.


Job Introduction :

1. Title: Manager Operations

2. Department: Operations

3. Product Segment: Oil and Mayonnaise

4. Functionally Reports to: General Manager_Factory Operation

5. Administratively Reports to: Managing Director

6. Job Location: As specified

Job Objectives :

– Manager Operation’s role is to ensure optimal operations of production and packaging unit while maintaining the parameters of quality (Product, Packaging, Hygiene ) and process (Efficiency, rejections etc) standards.

– The role is responsible for adherence of production team with the approved recipe.

– To drive planning, execution and co-coordination at various levels i.e. Production Planning, Quality Assurance, Maintenance Planning, Inventory Planning (Product & Packaging), Workforce Planning, Shift Planning etc.

– To accomplish safety, quality, and efficiency target to ensure the on-time delivery of produced products in order to satisfy the clients and to provide safe and productive working climate to operating team.

Job Requirements :

1. Qualification – Engineering Graduate in Food Technology. Masters in Food Science.

2. Minimum work experience of approx. 15-18 years out of which minimum 5 years as Production Manager or higher capacity in similar industry.

3. Well versed in implementation and supervision of various practices/standards as applicable in Food Safety, QMS and other relevant standards.

4. Experience in handling multiple MIS for Management.

5. As per the need of the business the job is transferrable and posting can be made anywhere in Nigeria/West Africa.

Competence Required :

1. People Management, ability to align team and track performance

2. Ability to lead cross functional team

3. Ability to enforce

4. Planning Skills

5. Decision Making

6. Conflict Management

Job Responsibilities :

– Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes and ensures that they are communicated and implemented within the team.

– Duties include the following, measurable in terms of time, cost, quality or quantity.

– Strategic Responsibility – To plan overall operations processes and procedure and to manage the implementation of all applicable SOP’s.

– To set the direction of plant operation, forecast weekly / monthly production plan, targets and prepare action plans for self and individual team members.

– Day to Day Management – To ensure all production and other operations process are strictly adhere to defined SOP and recipe etc.

– To achieve daily/weekly efficiency (Labor, Production, Quality, Yield, Operational Cost) targets and ensure process parameters are adhered to without any variance.

– To plan for preventive, predictive and breakdown maintenance and coordinate with maintenance team to ensure it’s done in stipulated time.

– To communicate with operational team and resolve any issue if arise to ensure smooth operational procedure and to meet operational efficiency.

– To respond to process, resource, people issues and troubleshoot problems as and when arise. Do root cause analysis, preventive and corrective action plan to avoid recurrence of the issue.

– Operational Targets – Monitoring achievement against Operational Plan, Production Efficiency, Reduction in Breakdown Cost, Preventive Maintenance Schedule Accomplishment, Direct Labor cost and Overall Budget monitoring and reporting.

– Managing Time lines and work priorities and allocating resources to meet the assigned shop floor time lines and goals. Ensuring the effectual adopting of new programs and policies, providing training in order to meet improved requirement ordered by clients.

– Regular process audit inspection to ensure Housekeeping, safety of plants, personnel and environment through the proper implementation of EHS. Supervising quality standards work on implementation of GMP, HACCP & ISO.

Key Projects – To assess the various information tools, identify cost optimization opportunities and pinpoint bottleneck areas to further increase plant productivity, rejection control and resources utilization.

– Identify new projects and opportunities for improvement and take responsibility for its successful execution after approval from GM Operation and Director Operations.

– Budget – To prepare and recommend monthly budget and monitor financial performance verses the budget to ensure business alignment.

– People Management – Manages to effective communication by setting individual targets, developing and motivating staff, providing of formal and informal feedback on performance and training needs – in order to maximize subordinate and department performance.

– Reporting – To prepare all applicable reports in time for accuracy and in order to ensure that they match the functional requirements, policies and standards.

– Related Assignment – To perform other related duties or assignment as and when assigned.

Location: Nigeria – India

Job date: Fri, 29 Dec 2023 04:23:50 GMT

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