PRODUCTION MANAGER


Otends Farm is in need of a  Production Manager is to oversee the manufacturing process within a company and to ensure that production lines run without any problems and minimum downtime. He/she is to work together with supervisors and top management and also ensure that products are manufactured to a certain quality standard and adheres to other safety/industry-related regulations.

Job Title: Production Manager  

Duties includes:-

  • Define, propose and implement the annual production.
  • Cost management of products and assist with new product costings models.
  • Analyse budgets and continuously control production costs and identify/rectify waste measures.
  • Manage all activities within the production process, including maintenance and the workforce.
  • Handle logistics, warehousing and stock of raw materials used in production.
  • Manage all teams within your production department (contracts/leave/pay).
  • Create and implement organizational/production changes on an operative level.
  • Focus on growing business and revenue by implementing necessary changes to product/production line to enter new markets or grow existing territories.

Production Manager Skills:-

  • Excellent communication, numeracy and computer literacy skills.
  • Good people management skills and management of staff.
  • Identifying problems and implement preventative strategies to minimise risk.
  • Being able to develop good working relationships and trust with various teams.
  • Strong problem solving skills, analytic ability and be very detail-oriented.
  • Working well with many different departments and external suppliers.
  • Always keeping the end-user/customer in mind.
  • Being results and deadline-driven.