Manufacturing Manager: M & J – Tiger Brands


Key Attributes and Competencies



  • Create, execute and maintain the Unit vision.
  • Approve unit stock levels.
  • Develop supplier price and stock strategies.
  • Approve and control cycle count.
  • Determine Staff compliment.
  • Analyse processing facility.
  • Implement measurement standards.
  • Implement and monitor quality measurements across the processing facility.
  • Analyse actual production versus the master production schedule and availability of product requirements.
  • Analyses of preventative maintenance requirements.
  • Determining of bottlenecks in process.
  • Communicate the strategy. Effective and on time implementation.
  • Establishment of the necessary vehicles to drive the implementation.
  • Manage the process.
  • A strategic facility’s plan for the Unit is in place and communicated.
  • Ensure the investment required for the strategy is obtained.
  • Create and maintain healthy IR and ER climate conducive to the formation of positive teamwork.
  • General Management of department and staff.
  • Investment into Safety prevention.
  • Establishment and control of a safe facility and environment.
  • Implementation of safety measurement system.
  • To represent the unit in all negotiations.
  • Involvement of suppliers in areas of expertise.





Core knowledge –  Product disposition, cross-functional awareness


Key foundational competencies


Academic – Computer literacy – Excel and word

Leadership – Management skills

Personal Effectiveness – Analytical and problem solving skills;; ability to work under pressure; assertive, proactive and decisive; customer service orientation, detail oriented;




Function – Minimum of 5 years production and general management experience in a FMCG environment.

Qualification – Tertiary qualification in Engineering, Finance or related business subjects.

Industry – FMCG preferred


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