Unit Manager- Packaging at Voltic (Ghana)

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  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Manufacturing Jobs in Ghana
  • Deadline:
    29 Nov 2019

Job Description
An exciting job offer exists in Voltic (GH) Limited for a Unit Manager-Packaging. Voltic (GH) Limited, has been known for manufacturing of the leading premium water brand in Ghana for over two decades. Currently, Voltic (GH) Limited has expanded its portfolio to cover alcoholic beverages, carbonated soft drinks, Juices and Value-Added Dairies. This role reports to the Manufacturing Manager in the Manufacturing Function. The job incumbent is to manage, lead and support the team so that manufacturing, quality and maintenance targets are achieved in the most cost effective and efficient manner.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

1. To draw up and communicate a business plan annually so that direction and objectives of the department are optimally planned, executed and monitored in line with CCBA iD’s strategic objectives

  • Business is developed annually in line with strategic imperatives and benchmark guidelines
  • Business plan consists of production plans, quality plans, raw material utilisation plans, people development plans, unit structure, suggested projects, timelines and technology/equipment
  • Business plan and subsequent progress is communicated to team at agreed intervals
  • Business plan supports world class principles

2. To set performance goals together with the team so that team members know, understand and can work effectively as a team towards common goals and purpose

  • Performance goals are in line with the context issues, previous performance and business plan
  • Performance goals are developed and agreed annually together with management and the Team Leaders

3. To drive WCM initiatives on own Lines

  • Leads the WCM change management processes
  • Formulates work practice deployment plans and ensures that plans are executed
  • Drives a problem solving culture
  • Ensures that teams implement and adhere to divisional standards
  • Coaches teams on work practice Implementation

4. To manage and support team leaders and team to achieve production, maintenance and quality targets in a cost effective manner

  • Deviations from production plan, maintenance plan, quality, safety and housekeeping standards are discussed, explained and actioned together with the Team Leaders, daily
  • The Unit Manager is committed to providing support to enable Team Leaders to achieve performance goals (production, maintenance, quality, housekeeping, safety, etc.)
  • Support is specific to the problem
  • Support is effective and timeous
  • Work instructions are available and updated (as and when required) for every machine and activity (operational, maintenance, safety, quality, sanitation, housekeeping, etc.)

5. To formulate and control expense and capital budgets so that expenses are planned for and managed effectively within budgetary parameters

  • Expense and capital budgets are formulated in line with financial guidelines, production budget and with the business plan
  • Input of Team Leaders is obtained
  • To be approved by Manufacturing Manager
  • The formulated expense budget includes all expense items as per expense format
  • Approved budgets are communicated to Team Leaders timely
  • Budgeting

6. To encourage, assist, support and coach Team Leaders so that departmental targets, performance and future challenges are achieved effectively

  • Team Leaders are treated in line with CCBA iD values and ethical guidelines
  • Team Leaders understand the ACS tools (performance assessment, learning plan, career plan, etc.)
  • The Unit Manager actively supports, coaches and encourages the Team Leaders to use the ACS tools as per the CCBA iD guidelines and specified intervals
  • Team Leaders are continuously encouraged to actively participate in relevant management activities (e.g. budgeting, business planning, goal setting, staffing, etc.)
  • Relevant information is freely shared and made available to the Team Leaders
  • Team Leaders are allowed and encouraged to make decisions and to solve problems relevant to their work

7. To sell, manage, implement and actively support change interventions and projects to encourage the unit to internalise the change to meet operational targets

  • Continuous understandable communication about reasons for change, processes involved, effects, benefits, etc.
  • Effectiveness of change intervention is measured and results are fed back to team, monthly

8. To actively develop oneself to achieve career goals and to optimise individual and unit performance/ productivity

Skills, Experience & Education

  • BSc (Mechanical or Electrical)
  • 5 years production, technical and leadership/managerial experience in a FMCG environment
  • Checked out Trainee preferable (in-house)
  • FMCG experience an added advantage
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