Tiger Brands Internships – Operations Manager

Website Tiger Brands

Job Description:

You will  act as a counterpart for the business unit / category lead in the S&OP process to ensure execution of supply chain. You are responsible for production execution, asset maintenance, driving technological transformation and projects for the specific plant as well as quality assurance / control, human resources, and information systems. You will drive continuous improvement and MECP within your cluster to ensure leverage of the manufacturing scale while reducing conversion costs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for manufacturing plants programs for plant process optimization to include continuous improvements in quality, safety, conformance to schedule, manufacturing costs, productivity, and efficiency. Establish and drive the strategies and standards required to deliver against business plans translating internal and external analysis into strategy and action
  • Managing factory relationships and benchmarking production performance to defined standards.
  • Building internal and external networks. Adopt a customer service mind-set in all your relationships.
  • Lead the MECP change programmes, principles, objectives and target setting. Support the implementation and integration of MECP Pillars. Sign-off on the linking of MECP loss and cost concepts entrenching a true cost conscious management culture.
  • Ensure coordination of effective strategies, planning, communication and cooperation among all plant functions,suppliers, vendors, contractors and other plants or locations
  • Drive strategic capability development initiatives at the manufacturing sites; lead and influence the broader development planning process.
  • Responsible for managing and adhering to regulatory and legal legislation. Execute and manage QSSS programs, manage E&S & Risk audits, drive compliance to corporate E&S guidelines.
  • Monitor and report program along with EHS costs, implementation of emergency response program and implementation of other EHS programs.
  • Develop and demonstrate working knowledge and understanding of manufacturing process and technologies. Identify and align projects that drive value creation to manufacturing strategies.
  • Execute the factory CAPEX plan.

Job Requirements:

  • Qualified with a degree in either B.Eng/B.Log or B.Chem
  • Extensive experience in food supply chain, 5+ years production experience in a FMCG environment
  • Experience: 8 to 10 years experience in operations and manufacturing management, Operations manager experience, quality and H&S , sustainability at basic appreciation

Job Details:

Company: Tiger Brands

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Germiston

Application Deadline: N/A

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