Graceco Limited is a food processing and manufacturing company with specialty in consumer goods and the production of input for bakers and the confectionery industries. Graceco is a leader in confectioneries and bakers’ items. Our success is powered by our world-class team of highly engaged and committed staff.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Reports To: General Manager Operations
Job location The position is located at Alagbado Lagos, Nigeria.
Working time is normally between 7:30am-5pm Mondays to Fridays and 8:30am-3pm on Saturdays.
The production manager is to ensure planning, organizing, leading and controlling of human and other resources to meet the organizational production target. The holder must ensure effective and efficient methods of production that will be cost efficient and sustainable.
The position holder must have knowledge of production machines such as Mixer, Packaging Machine, Kneader, Fryer, and similar industrial food processing machines.
Ensure that the department operates at 90% efficiency level every day
In collaboration with maintenance department, ensure all machines runs at maximum efficiency level and are serviced as at when due
Ensure every shift meets and exceed the set target with minimum waste level
Ensure operations is not delayed or shut down because of inadequate raw material
Curb lateness, absenteeism , insubordination and other indiscipline among staff by recommending to HR appropriate sanctions
Promote teamwork, harmony, fairness among the supervisors and staff
Identify and recommend for promotion/reward diligent and committed staff
In collaboration with HR department, ensure a viable succession plan for all strategic position such as supervisors, machine operators and other key roles.
Manage the headcount of staff to ensure the department is not over staffed or under staffed at every point.
Coordinate all production activities and ensure the final products meets the highest level of quality
Ensure proper documentation of all activities about operations; machine downtime, shift reports, output, etc.
In collaboration with production administrator, ensure that raw materials needed to achieve normal and impromptu production target are available before commencement of production.
Ensure highest level of cleanliness and hygiene in all units and around the chin-chin department.
Implement and sustain the 5s in the department
Suggest to management ways of improving production in a cost effective manner
In collaboration with safety department, ensure all staff comply with all health and safety standard; staff wear required PPE always, PPEs are in good and hygienic condition
Must have a working knowledge of all machine operations including spare part, and general maintenance insight.
Ensure the department runs as a viable revenue centre and eliminate every form of human and material waste
Suggest the right equipment configuration to facilitate the attainment of department goals.
Ensure that the sales order for product is properly managed and fulfilled on a daily basis
Introduces best practices into production and ensure that all parts of the floor are productively engaged at the same time.
Ensure any incident, accident, near miss and unsafe act/situation is adequately handled.
Any other responsibility assigned to you by management.
This position has the following challenges among other ones;
Occasional over time as a result of large order
Working with unskilled temporary staff
Turnover and absenteeism rate may be high if unchecked and that will affect daily production target
Scheduling and planning different shift
Monitoring different machine operators
Controlling wastage ; nylon, packaging material, and others
Developing accurate weekly production plan
Detecting and preventing pilferage and wastage of material