[Vacancy]: Process and Packaging Manager Needed at Unilever

February 26, 2024

Job Description


  • Management of manufacturing operations in the Savoury factory to ensure product quality and delivery in a safe environment during the day to day operations achieved at minimum cost as defined in the Operations Plan.


  • Coordinate all production activities in the plant through shift leaders
  • To continually monitor, analyze, and control parameters for cost-effectiveness and ensure that objectives set for these parameters are met: PQCDSM
  • Ensures integration of UMS methodology and strategy as well as facilitation of best-proven practice in the factory, viz: AM, PM,FI,QM etc
  • Drive autonomous-based maintenance of equipment
  • To maintain high standards of discipline and minimize organizational loss of time
  • Establish and maintain optimum manufacturing process conditions, and take action in the event of deviations
  • Provide coaching and training for teams to drive capability development via the capability development route.
  • Support Sales and Operations Planning process and ensure service levels are not compromised.
  • Conduct a Tier 1 Performance Review for the shift, generate action logs, and follow up to a logical conclusion.
  • Plan and implement training schedule for the process operations team.
  • Implements and sustains process operations day-by-day work order closure
  • Ensure product and process mastery is retained to ensure we do not lose capability.
  • Retaining talent is non-negotiable.

Key Interfaces:

  • Factory Manager
  • Supply Planner
  • Factory Engineer, Quality Lead
  • Finance Business Partners
  • HR Business Partner
  • Regional Teams

Relevant Skills:

  • B.Sc. Engineering or Sciences
  • Supply Chain Experience (Make/Plan)
  • Minimum 5 years experience  FMCG/ Food or Savoury category
  •  Experiencing working with SAP is not negotiable
  • Storytelling, data visualising and presentation skills
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint Skills
  • Professional To be Fluent in English

Leadership Behaviours:

  • Have a passion for high performance and the ability to drive business performance using insight to drive decision.
  • Have strong process design and optimization skills, being able to design and re-engineer core process flows with effective control.
  • Have demonstrated stakeholders’ management skills to ensure maintaining great relation with people having impact and interest in your job
  • Have the ability to clearly prioritize work for effective job delivery.
  • Have effective communication skills that enable you to produce creative, compelling content that engages the audience to make impact and influence
  • Comfortable working in conditions of ambiguity and learning through change.

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