La Sien Bottling Company Limited is recruiting for fulltime Head Of Production.
La Sien Bottling Company Limited, an FMCG company that has been producing and distributing premium bottled water since 2010; and has a vision to “be available on every table in every locality”; requires the services of a Head of Finance to lead our dynamic team into the next phase of success for our business.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Head of Production
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Division: Operations Department: Production Reports To: Operations Manager Management Level: Middle Management Supervises: Production Supervisor
Summary of Job Purpose
The Head of Production will be required to oversee the cost effectiveness and planning of the entire production process and to optimise the plant
He/she will be expected to ensure the availability of finished products, management of raw materials and waste and liaise with Engineering on maintenance planning.
The job holder will be responsible for the health and safety of all personnel on the production line
He/she will champion CILT, 5S and be able to develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the entire production process.
Planning and organizing production schedules (daily, weekly and monthly)
Overseeing the production process and ensure that it is cost-effective.
Organizing in conjunction with the head of engineering for the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment.
Manage all production resources (raw materials, consumables, manpower, time, utilities etc.)
Monitor product standards and implement quality control standards.
Approve all production team’s requisitions.
Review performance of line personnel.
Develop production reports for management.
Prepare SOPs and ensure adherence to them.
Monitor waste to determine trends and areas of improvement.
Set production targets
Keep abreast of new technology that can be used in the production process.
Min Required Experience:
Required Education and Experience
Possession of a Bachelor's Degree or HND in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Production Engineering.
Minimum 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
Minimum 3 years’ experience in a production role as a supervisor.
Experience on a bottling line (PET line an added advantage).
Familiar with current advanced bottling technology e.g Krones, KHS etc.
Proven ability to reduce production downtime and waste.
Knowledge & Operation of Krones equipment.
Team working skills to work cooperatively and manage people at all levels.
Good diagnostic and problem-solving skills
Structured, methodical and able to keep track of events and complex matters.
Composure under pressure
People management/leadership skills and high level of initiative.