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Production Manager (Flatbread) – Amaro Foods / Cape Town

Production Manager (Flatbread) – Amaro Foods / Cape Town

We are looking for a dynamic, innovative and customer-centric individual to join the Production Team at our Amaro Foods Flatbread Facility in Killarney Gardens.


To manage the entire production process, ensuring that specifications are followed and GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practice) are adhered to at all times. To meet all customer product requirements (order quantity and quality).

Key Performance Outputs

  • Ensure proper and accurate production planning
  • Liaise with technical and maintenance departments to ensure optimal performance of the production function
  • Ensure optimum use of production resources
  • Maintain proper functioning of manufacturing equipment
  • Lead and manage the various teams to produce results in line with customer expectations
  • Lead and manage the productions teams ensuring optimal performance
  • Supervise, mentor and motivate the respective teams
  • Manage employee conduct according the company’s Code of Behaviour and take appropriate action where deviations occur
  • Conduct and lead regular team meetings (“Let’s Talk”), at level 3
  • Maintain all documentation required for due diligence.
  • Maintain accurate traceability throughout the production process
  • Ensuring all orders are produced in full
  • Ensuring all lines are producing at the required efficiency rates
  • Proactively managing product yields; maintain waste within the requirement targets
  • Maintain all relevant Amaro Foods policy requirements
  • Comply with the necessary Occupational Health and Safety requirements
  • Ensure compliance to all food safety regulations, allergen control, housekeeping and pest control
  • Participate in personal hygiene checks
  • Ensure compliance to all food safety legislation and regulations, organizational food safety management system requirements.

Technical Skills and Experience

  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Production Management
  • Post graduate qualification advantageous
  • 6-8 years’ experience in FMCG industry
  • 5 years production management experience
  • Understanding of Food manufacturing and production
  • Knowledge of technical process and principles advantageous
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Methodologies advantageous

Application and Enquiries

To be considered, please apply with a copy of your most recent CV to by 26th July 2024. Please quote the following reference number on your application in the subject line: AMAPRM001
Successful applicants shall receive communication from the Human Capital Office by 31st July 2024.
If no communication is received to this regard, please consider your application as unsuccessful.
The position will be filled in line with Amaro Foods Employment Equity Policy and plan.

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Production Manager (Flatbread) – Amaro Foods / Cape Town

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