Production Manager / Food & Confectionery

  • Posting Date: 02/10/2021
  • Ref: 9312
  • Position: Production Manager / Food & Confectionery
  • Location: UAE
  • City:
  • Sector: Food Production
  • Years of Experience 12+ Years
  • Qualification: BSc Engineering Degree
  • Salary: Undisclosed
  • Description:
    • Main Duties and Responsibilities:
      • Deep know-how in production procedures.
      • Ability to direct personnel towards maximum performance.
      • Decision-making and problem-solving.
      • Ensure an efficient and productive manufacturing process that meets customer requirements.
      • Monitor production to resolve issues.
      • Supervise and evaluate performance of production personnel (quality inspectors, workers etc.)
      • Determine amount of necessary resources (workforce, raw materials etc.).
      • Approve maintenance work, purchasing of equipment etc.
      • Ensure output meets quality standards.
      • Enforce health and safety precautions.
      • Report to upper management.
      • Developing and upgrading the lines, as well as its supporting equipment’s and accessories.
      • Developing new recipes.
      • Maintenance of the lines including both mechanical and electrical.
      • Overseeing production performance and achieving daily targets.
      • Training production team including the production supervisor.
      • Coordinate production workflow for one or multiple products.
      • Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay.
      • Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand.
      • Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget.
      • Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption.
      • Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.).
      • Prepare and submit status and performance reports.
      • Interact with shop floor management on a daily basis to resolve issues regarding manufacturing efficiencies or to provide additional information as requested from Manufacturing, Customer Service and Accounting.
      • Follow-up as required with all teams to expedite flow of materials and documents to meet production schedule and customer expectation.
      • Complete status reports and data analysis to review and evaluate production progress, work in process, and raw material inventory and finished goods demand.
    • Knowledge and Experience:
      • Proven experience as production director.
      • Food safety.
      • Understanding of quality standards and health & safety regulations.
      • Knowledge of performance evaluation and budgeting concepts.
      • Experience in reporting on key production metrics.
      • Proficient in MS Office and ERP software.
      • BSc in Engineering /Food technology /Business administration or relevant field is preferred.

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