Technical Production Manager

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Technical Production Manager
The Production Manager is responsible for the operational functions of the plant including quality, scheduling, and costs. This role is responsible for selecting, hiring, training, and assigning supervisory and production personnel. This role works with the Department Managers in overseeing the day-to-day operation of the plant including scheduling, determining labour requirements, material selection, shipping arrangements, 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, and overall performance throughout.

- Ensure plant safety through compliance of safety standards as issued by company safety committees
- Achieve compliance for product quality, food safety, and food defence as issued by the QC Department while maintaining overall plant efficiency
- Manage materials, packaging and raw materials such that all materials are available to meet scheduling requirements on a timely basis by working closely with purchasing and inventory manager
- Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity's 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
- Supplement, track, and be held accountable to all applicable KPIs
- Partner with QC for compliance of food safety, product quality and regulatory compliance of plant
- 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 Managers and Supervisors/Line Leads to ensure employee performance reviews are conducted, reflecting accurate goals and performance
- Schedule and conduct plant meetings with production and related staff
- Manage cost and manufacturing components such as package material, raw ingredients, fixed and variable labour, quality, efficiency, reliability, rework, energy, GMPs, safety, sanitation, and regulatory compliance
- Develop short- and long-term capital investment plans for the facility and be accountable for the planning and execution of all projects
- As a member of Senior Management, the Plant Manager contributes to driving company strategy and culture

- Knowledge of manufacturing systems, including routings, capacity, work orders, inventory control, and shop floor control
- Knowledge of GMPs, PC, HACCP, EMP, OSHA, and government regulations
- Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Management, or other closely related fields
- Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines within specified time constraints
- Superior 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 requirement
- Excellent organisational and planning skills, attention to detail and thorough desire for continuous improvement
- Self-starter with ability to work effectively in a team environment
- Plant Management experience in food manufacturing (strongly preferred)
- Bilingual in Arabic and English (preferred but not required)