Our client is looking for a Unit Manager for their Bulawayo branch.
The candidate will be reporting to the Operations Executive.
Required to plan, direct, and coordinate engineering and production activities.
Key Accountabilities & Competencies will include:-
Production Process Management
- Production plan implementation
- Production reporting
- Quality Management
- Ability to implement planned maintenance system (exposures in the MAXIMO system will be an added advantage)
- Ability to statistically review and interpret trends to reports
- Ability to link and liaise with other departments.
Projects (CAPEX & OPEX)
- Ability to liaise and communicate with all stakeholders
- Ability to understand machinery principle and enhance its performance (exposures in Buhler Stockfeeds machinery and equipment is an added advantage i.e pelletors, extruders, elevators, vibrating screens, bag off units).
Safety, Health , Environment & Quality
- Understanding of all mandatory legislations
- Understanding machine operating principles to be able to link into procedures.
- Understanding of plant and machine maintenance schedules.
- Ability to implement cost management mechanisms
- Knowledge of how to draw up & control a departmental budget
- Stock controlling
- Ability to unlock individual performance and deliver business functional results.
- Ability to manage people costs effectively.
- Understanding of key levers to drive people productivity.
- Demonstrate a broad appreciation of talent management and discipline mechanisms.
- Demonstrate exceptional report writing skills
- Understand CAPEX generation and benefits to be realised.
Qualifications and Experience
Aspiring successful candidates should have the following qualifications and experience:-
- Minimum 3 year relevant experience in animal feed manufacturing
- A holder of a Bsc. Hons. in Animal Science/ Engineering (ZIE, ECZ, PMZ, AEE for Engineers)
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is a must
- Qualification in Animal Nutrition
- Production Efficiencies
- Production Planning
- SHE prowess
- People management
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Please Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.