Production Manager Jobs in FERRERO Vacancies 2023 | Apply For Jobs in Walkerville

  • Hiring Organisation: FERRERO Careers
  • Vacant Position: Production Manager
  • Job Location: Walkerville, Gauteng
  • Required Qualification: Relevant Qualification
  • Salary: R 195000.00-465000.00 Yearly
  • Last Date: 31/03/2023

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Job Description:

Job Location: Walkerville

Johannesburg: Walkerville

Company description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

We are a confectionery company founded 20+ years. Our Plant has been in operation for 16 years based in Walkerville. We are looking for a highly skilled person able to work in a fast-growing environment in an organised, intelligent way. Most importantly, we are looking for a person who is enthusiastic to be part of the Walkerville Plant team. As a Production Manager you are responsible for providing effective leadership and coordination for assigned production supervisors and operations. You will be responsible for upholding the plant policies and procedures and maintaining safety, quality, and production standards. Develops and reports on safety, quality, and production information for areas of responsibility. Obtains and maintains a high level of knowledge in how the business operates to ensure a smooth operation of the production facility.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a safe and healthy work environment for all employees through engagement in order to strive for zero accidents.
  • Ensure employees are trained and clear on safety expectations, including, but not limited to, completion of behavioural based safety observations, workplace exams, safety meetings, and other safety communication.
  • Monitor product quality, issues, and changes, correcting any deficiencies. Monitor, control, and manage scrap produced to facilitate reductions and increase yields.
  • Implement, lead, coach and actively facilitate AM Progression from AM step 0 to step 7
  • Drive structured problem solving for incidents and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Promote an open environment for quality and safety continuous improvement while holding a level of individual accountability.
  • Responsible for providing interpretation of the policies, procedures, and contract language for the production department in coordination with plant resources.
  • Assist other departments in achieving their specific objectives through participation, counselling, and support.
  • Achieve high levels of asset intensity by reducing unplanned stops, speed loss, waste generation, and optimizing planned downtime performance.
  • Strong organizational skills needed as well as ability to collaborate with internal and external partners and stakeholders.

Who we are looking for:

  • Completed Matric + technical qualification (Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial or Electrical)
  • 5 years Manufacturing experience in FMCG, preference will be given to candidates with experience in a Food Manufacturing plant
  • Solid experience in executing Lean Manufacturing of TPM/IL6S with a minimum green belt certification
  • Demonstrated Leadership skills to effectively lead a group of people
  • Good interpersonal skills, self-awareness, people development, self-drive, business acumen, influential skills at all levels in an organization
  • Understanding or exposure in industrial relations and employee engagement

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are – dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.