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Head of Factories’ Operations

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POSITION: Head of Factories’ Operations 

NATURE OF BUSINESS: Integrated Food Production Company 

JOB LOCATION: Swaziland 

REPORTS TO: General Manager, Manufacturing 

TOTAL STAFF RESPONSIBILITY: ±700 people  

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY: To drive effectively the performance of two factories and achieve World Class Efficiency Performance Metrics (LTA; Extraction; BHR; OR; DIFR; Cost per tonne sugar; Recruitment efficiency; Performance Management; Succession Planning, IMS Effectiveness). 

GROUP BACKGROUND: Integrated Food Production Company 

 

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • Engineering degree (MBA desirable)

  • Minimum of 10 years senior management experience (e.g. Engineering Manager or Factory Manager level)

  • Solid track record of achievement and sustained performance improvement delivery in a heavy engineering environment (e.g. Sugar; Paper; Steel; Mining)

  • Good knowledge, exposure to and preferably experience in ISO standards (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHS 18001, ISO 22000, FSSC, AIM) 

 

KEY JOB PERFORMANCE AREAS:

  • Achieved defined set of factories’ efficiency performance metrics, within a set time frame, and integrate quality awareness with production through point

  • Implement global best practice in operations and ensure continuous improvement and compliance with relevant legislation.

  • Effectively manage the relationships between relevant stakeholders 

 

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