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Factory Assistant Manager

Reference PE002407/RW
Location Eastern Cape, Humansdorp
Salary Interval Monthly
Package None-negotiable
Description Our client in the food processing industry is currently looking to employ an experienced Factory Assistant Manager based in St Francis Bay.

3 years food processing in a production environment and cold chain management experience secures!

A wonderful career opportunity awaits you.

  • At least 3 years food processing in a production environment.
  • Has cold chain management experience.
  • Has come from the fishing industry, preferable from a FMCG background (Fast moving consumer packaged goods).
  • Has good knowledge to handle factory requirements to comply with HACCP and PPECB requirements. (courses to support such are advantageous).
  • Has been exposed to Cold Storage Management, this includes packing of containers for local and export markets.
  • Has experience of fish processing or food processing with value adding.
  • Has run food production shifts of overseeing 50 people or more.
  • Has a drivers licence.
  • Has a forklift license.
  • Computer literacy (MS Word and Excel).
Qualities required:
  • Logical thinker.
  • Be able to handle Stress.
  • Flexible and resilient.
  • Problem solver.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Be able to work in an accurate manner.
  • Be able to prioritise with tight deadlines.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
Responsibilities and expectations but not limited to:
  • Implement and enforce a comprehensive food safety program based on Haccp Principles.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant food safety regulations and industry standards.
  • Oversee the implementation of sanitation procedures and maintain a clean and hygienic work environment.
  • Manage the quality control program, ensuring product consistency and meet customer specifications.
  • Lead and motivate a team of production personnel, including training, assigning task, ensuring safe work environment.
  • Address employee concerns and maintain positive working relationships.
  • Oversee facility maintenance for processing and facility.
  • Ensure equipment is functioning properly and calibrated to meet food safety and quality standards.
  • Implement preventative maintenance programs.
  • Communicate with various people (management, production manager, NRCS, shore skippers and office staff).
  • Reports on production activities, and other relevant data to production manager.
  • Manage and oversee all production activities, receiving raw fish, processing, packaging, labelling and storage.
  • Optimize production processes for efficiency and yield.
  • Assist in stock take with Factory manager.
  • Dealing with PPECB.
  • Receiving and Issuing of products (fresh & frozen).
  • Managing 40 to 100 staff on a production shift.
  • For daily factory administration (good received to goods issues).
  • Send product samples for NRCS inspection and follow up on micros.
  • Notification to staff for production shifts and ensuring enough staff are present for shifts.
  • Ensuring compliance to Health and Safety regulations.
  • Loading of ice for various fishing vessels.
  • Being well organized and to get the Production Unit to work together orderly and systematically so as to achieve the Production targets.
  • Deal with any production blockage to ensure targets are met.
  • Oversee the processing of various fish products taking into account the various regulations required such as HACCP, NRCS and PPECB.
  • Attend to all administration for product flow from vessels to Cold Store (goods received to good issued) Working shifts (night / day).
Please note should you not receive a response within two weeks of applying you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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