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Production Head

Company: Food People
Location: Arab
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

25th May, 2022 Food People have partnered with a Food Manufacturing business based in UAE, in their search for a Production Head to join their team. There is huge room for growth within the business, with an opportunity for the position to grow into a Manufacturing Manager role in the near future. The Production Head is responsible for the operational functions of the plant production, and will also include maintenance, quality, planning customization, and costs. This role is responsible for selecting, hiring, training, and assigning supervisory and production personnel. This role works with the section heads in overseeing the day-today operation of the plant including planning requirements, determining labour requirements, material selection, repair and maintenance activities, production reporting and coordination and supervision of the plant personnel. This role also provides the solutions and guidance needed in the plant to drive employee safety, food safety, quality, new product development and overall performance throughout. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Leading the operation department ERP improvements toward systemized reports and performance controls in close coordination with production planner, section heads and system administrator. Ensure plant safety through compliance of safety standards as issued by the company safety officer and committee. Leading the implementation of preventive and total productive maintenance programs in direct work with the maintenance section to achieve maximum machines utilization, and performance and improve OEE. Lead the production team to achieve target plans and productivity. Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformities relating to the product, process, or the quality system and recommend or provide solutions to correct any deficiencies. Control further processing or delivery of non-conforming products until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected. Work closely with Finance to ensure compliance and understanding of profit and loss of plant operation. Implement, Supplement, track, and be held accountable to all applicable KPIs. Foster an environment that embraces continuous process improvement of the facility, processes and personnel. Strive for a well-trained and motivated staff through excellent leadership and communication skills. Coordinate with Production Supervisor shift leaders/Line Leads to ensure employee performance reviews are conducted, reflecting accurate goals and performance. Schedule and conduct plant meetings with production, maintenance, quality and related staff. Manage cost and manufacturing components such as package material, raw ingredients, fixed and variable labour, quality, efficiency, reliability, scrap, rework, energy, GMPs, safety, sanitation, and regulatory compliance. Leading initiatives in production, quality and maintenance sections toward optimized operation, processes or methods leads to productivity improvement while maintaining product quality and safety. KEY INGREDIENTS Bachelors Degree in Food Science, Engineering, Management, or another closely related field. Experience within canned or ambient food production is preferred Arabic speaker is a must for this position. UAE experience is preferred but not essential - we can relocate someone for this position. Superior Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines within specified time constraints. problem-solving skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong analytical and process management skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into the application and operational requirements. Excellent organizational and planning skills, attention to detail and thorough desire for continuous improvement. Self-starter with ability to work effectively in a team environment. Production Management experience in food manufacturing. Knowledge of manufacturing systems, including BOMs, routings, capacity, work orders, inventory control, and shop floor control. Knowledge of GMPs, ISO 22000, HACCP, GSM, OHSAS regulations. Knowledge of PV, TPM, TQM and EMP. Please note, that only candidates with relevant experience will be contacted to discuss the position in more detail. Apply For Job

Keywords: Food People, Huntsville , Production Head, Professions , Arab, Alabama

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