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Manufacturing and Supply Chain Director
An opportunity to work for a Multinational FMCG Business
Strong career progression with lateral and vertical movement
About Our Client
Our client is an FMCG multinational manufacturing organisation.
Within SA the organisation has 7 manufacturing facilities and over 3000 staff. The business's products range over all household and food items and is a market leader in over 70% of its product ranges.
Noted an employer of choice and winner of multiple employer awards, this multinational never ceases to innovate and excite within the FMCG market.
The Manufacturing and Supply Chain Director will be responsible for all factory operations. In order to achieve the desired service levels on time, as well as deliver site targets through the Supply Chain and Category strategies, including targets on service, costs, productivity, quality, innovation and OSHE.
Recommend long term site strategic plans to the Regional Category and Supply Chain teams
Lead site to develop and implement continuous improvement plans to deliver site targets - manufacturing performance management
Manage and deliver the site's financial results: annual budgets, Sourcing Unit Result, conversion costs and create programmes to deliver financial results
Engage and facilitate the implementation of innovations on site, for products, ways of working, service models and supply chain models
Propose, agree with Category Technology and implement the necessary capital investments to meet the planned production requirements, safety, environmental and cost targets
Pursue a site long term plan, including restructuring, re-engineering and retrofitting as agreed by the head of the division and plan resources development and deployment.
Ensure that the technical standards of all manufacturing and non-manufacturing fixed assets are maintained. Enable the factory operation to achieve high level of Customer Service at optimal cost
Co-ordinate and direct the factory and co-packer operations to achieve the agreed production plans at the specified product quality with optimum labour, energy and materials utilisation.
Ensure Working Capital management systems are effectively used, and deliver inventory targets set with Regional Category Planning Directors and Regional Supply Management Directors.
Co-ordinate and direct the quality management in line with QA system and ISO 9000 procedures.
Lead HR policy deployment and implementation on sites, including management of employee relations.
Ensure effective local stakeholder management and community issues aligned with the business's policies
Guard and ensure the application of all policies and governance requirements.
Lead on initiatives and projects aiming for sites integration and collaborative work along the extended Supply Chain.
Lead all Supply Planning activities
The Successful Applicant
Key attributes of the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Director will include:
- Relevant Tertiary Qualification
- 8- 10 Years experience in Supply Chain (Manufacturing, SHE, Quality are must, additionally Plan, R&D an advantage)
- FMCG experience preferred, but will consider a related manufacturing environment
- Excellent communication skill
- Strong management skills
- Strong financial acumen
- SAP or related ERP experience
What's on Offer
Package relative to skills and experience..