Production Manager at Deepa Industries (Tropical Heat)

On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Purpose of the Position:

  • To produce products on Time, In Full and Error Free, consistent with intended Productivity, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety and Morale expectations.
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Asset care and Improvement
Direct Supervision: The position supervises the Assistant Production manager directly and the Production leadership team indirectly.
Key Responsibilities
  • Planning, coordinating and execution of the production objectives and schedules to ensure that production, pull planning and customer requirement targets are achieved.
  • Continuous improvement using manufacturing excellence systems – Kaizen, TPM, ISO 22000:2005 etc.
  • Develop and cascade the manufacturing KPIs and monitor the same on the Balanced Score Card.
  • Formulate and execute a sustainable production strategy, policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs) in Productivity, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety (OSH) and Morale.
  • Deletion of Muda, Mura and Muri in the production process while improving the productivity ratio.
  • Develop and control the direct labour, direct materials and overheads budget
  • Process and People capability development while creating effective work environments
  • Manage third party contracts for manufacturing and the manufacturing service delivery.
  • Optimization, care and improvement of the asset base while delivering an On Time, In Full and Error free operation.
  • Measurement and the resultant correction or corrective action activities.
  • Any other leadership assignment relevant to the fabric of Tropical heat.
Key Results Areas
  • Waste reduction.
  • Nil stock outs from poor production planning and scheduling
  • OEE, Measurement and Productivity improvement.
  • Develop capacity of the production team towards a flexible operation.
  • Improve communication and accountability within the supply chain.
  • Continuous improvement through operational excellence.
Position Specification
  • The Education, training, and experience required for the position include the following:
  • A bachelors degree in Engineering or in Science. MBA is an added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in a similar capacity in a related industry
  • Must be familiar with best practice in manufacturing.
  • Training and knowledge in HACCP / ISO 22000 / GMP / Kaizen would be an added advantage.
How to Apply:
If you are interested in the position and have the skills and competencies we are looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please forward a copy of your updated resume indicating your current salary and expected salary to [email protected] before close of business 10th August 2014.
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