Senior production manager

Sovereign foods - Pretoria
new offer (03/04/2020)

job description

Sovereign Foods is a national supplier of quality chicken products to various markets, with operations in the Eastern Cape and Gauteng Provinces. The Agriculture division is looking for an individual to assume the responsibilities of Senior Production Manager at the Feedmill located in Rosslyn, Pretoria. The successful incumbent will report directly to the Group Agri Manager. The Senior Production Manager will be responsible for the entire feedmill and will be required to produce feed to formulation by applying world-class practices. The successful incumbent should be in the possession of a relevant tertiary qualification in animal poultry sciences, feed production or feed production engineering and/or a qualification from a recognized feed milling institute such as the Swiss Institute of Feedmilling Technology. The incumbent must also have 6 years hands-on experience in feed production and/or maintenance and a minimum of 3 years in a production management position with related plant maintenance with technical experience with a proven track record of driving efficiencies, increased production output whilst controlling costs. RESULTS REQUIREDManage operational and cost requirements;
Manage production costs within the budget;
Control and manage efficiencies;
Ensure the achievement of the key performance indicators;
Ensure that the feed mill consistently produces feed to the required standards;
100% of the birds must have feed 100% of the time;
Manage the Feed Formulation System to ensure that only the latest approved formulae are produced;
Achieve legal complianceof 90% and BRC compliance of 100%;
Recruit, train and retain a highly motivated team. CRITICAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLSExcellent knowledge of all aspects of feed production methods;
Knowledge of aspects of Poultry Nutrition;
Strong technical knowledge of industrial plants;
Ability to implement, drive and monitor strategy and focus on continuous improvement;
Excellent time management;
Strong financial skills;
Fast and accurate decision making;
Ability to coach staff. Good Project Management skillsAs Sovereign Foods is an equal opportunity employer, preference will be given applicants of designated groups, as defined by the Employment Equity Act. Only appropriately qualified and experienced individuals should submit a detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates and a copy ID to the HR Team.

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