Production Manager (Food Manufacturing) – Cape Town

  • Permanent
  • Ref #399319BM
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, Africa
  • Food Industry & Scientific, Manufacturing/Production
Employer Description

Our client is in the food manufacturing industry

Job Description

Reporting to the Production Manager. You will be responsible for:

Planning and  Organization

  • Ensuring proper and accurate production planning
  • Liaison with technical and maintenance departments to ensure optimal performance of the production function
  • Maintaining proper functioning of manufacturing equipment
  • Leading and manage the various teams to produce results in line with customer expectations

Resource Management/Allocation

  • Supervising, mentoring and motivating the respective teams
  • Conducting and lead regular team meetings (“Let’s Talk”), at level 3


  • Maintaining all documentation required for due diligence
  • Maintaining accurate traceability throughout the production process

Production Management

  • Ensuring all orders are produced in full
  • Ensuring all lines are producing at the required efficiency rates
  • Proactively managing product yields; maintain waste within the requirement targets

Risk and Compliance

  • Complying with the necessary Occupational Health and Safety requirements
  • Ensuring compliance to all food safety regulations, allergen control, housekeeping and pest control
  • Participate in personal hygiene checks
  • Ensuring compliance to all food safety legislation and regulations, organizational food safety management system requirements.


  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Production Management


  •  2-4 years production management experience
  • 3-5 years’ experience in FMCG industry with understanding of Food manufacturing and production
  • Knowledge of technical process and principles advantageous

Salary / Package

R25,000 to R30,000 CTC pm


  • Provident fund