Production Supervisor at Java Foods Limited
Java Foods Limited
Lusaka, Zambia
13h ago
source : Jobs in Zambia


  • Interpreting the production schedule and assign specific production duties.
  • Scheduling production as per plan and reporting deviations and reasons thereof.
  • Responsible for the day to day running of the plant by establishing priorities to ensure that operations run efficiently.
  • Receiving and accounting for the WIP, Inclusions & Packaging materials from the store.
  • Ensuring proper housekeeping and ensuring that all machinery is well maintained and there is no tampering of the machine settings by unauthorized staff.
  • Personnel Management- Identifying staff issues within the team and channelling them as appropriate.
  • Training of staffs and duty allocation to staff following production schedule.
  • Doing daily variance analysis between actual consumption and planned consumption for WIP and inclusions and reporting it to Production Manage.
  • Report Management Daily production plan, Daily Variance report & Daily Material consumption report.
  • Qualifications

  • A diploma / Degree in an Engineering field or Food Science and Technology or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
  • Computer literate-working knowledge of MS-Office applications.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing System (Kaizen) an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of HACCP, GMP, ISO 22000 2005, ISO 9001 and other food management systems.
  • Experience in a food production or related FMCG manufacturing facility a MUST.
  • Experience in a leadership position with proven team management and leadership.
  • Must have OSHA knowledge i.e. Occupational Safety and Health policies and practices in a food production unit.
  • Train new employees on how to safely use machinery and follow procedures
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