Ready-to-eat Production Manager - Stellenbosch, South Africa - Finovate

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    Full time

    Job title: Ready-to-eat Production Manager

    Our client, based in the Cape Wineland area, is in the food production industry and they are looking to hire a Ready-to-eat Production Manager to join their team as soon as possible.


    • A degree in food science, engineering, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
    • A proven track record with 2 – 3 years' hands-on experience in a ready-to-eat food production setting.
    • In-depth knowledge of food safety regulations and a commitment to quality assurance procedures.
    • Fluent in both Afrikaans and English.
    • Outstanding leadership abilities with effective communication skills.
    • Flexibility to embrace overtime, night shifts, and weekends as the operational rhythm demands.


    • Spearheading and optimizing our ready-to-eat production processes, ensuring a seamless and consistently high output.
    • Enforcing stringent quality control measures to guarantee our ready-to-eat products surpass the highest standards of quality and safety.
    • Guiding and nurturing a team of production professionals, cultivating a collaborative and vibrant work environment.
    • Collaborating with stakeholders, suppliers, and customers on groundbreaking new product development (NPD), ensuring the fulfilment of customer expectations.
    • Keeping a vigilant eye on inventory levels, orchestrating orders, and steering supply chains to uphold production efficiency.
    • Continuously assessing and enhancing production processes, uncovering opportunities for cost savings and quality enhancements.
    • Ensuring unwavering compliance with all pertinent food safety and regulatory standards.

    This position is based on site and is full time, Monday-Friday.

    Starting date: As soon as possible

    Location: Cape Winelands

    Salary: R40 000-R45 000

    Please apply online if you meet the above-mentioned requirements.

    Please assume that your application was unsuccessful If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks.