Plant Manager: Hartbeespoort

City of Tshwane, Gauteng 23 December

Sovereign Foods

  • Description


    Sovereign Foods is a national supplier of quality chicken products to various markets and has operations in the Eastern Cape and Gauteng Provinces. The Commercial division of Sovereignfoods is looking for an individual to assume the responsibilities of Plant Manager in Hartbeespoort Abattoir located in Pretoria. The successful incumbent will report directly to the Production Manager. The Plant Manager will be responsible for the entire Abattoir and maximizing plant throughput at optimal yields and world-class quality standards whilst, achieving and maintaining budgetary cost targets.

    The ideal candidate must be in possession of Engineering, Food Processing, Production or relevant Tertiary qualification and 15 years’ experience within the FMCG sector. Poultry Processing experience and a sound track record in handling labor-intensive workplaces is essential.

    Results Required:
    • Responsible for achieving processing plant targets in line with strategic objectives.
    • Developing, defining and implementing good manufacturing practices.
    • Developing team and managing talent within the abattoir.
    • Manage quality products.
    • Optimizing product distribution in the processing plant
    • Control operational budget for the abattoir and ensure that cost controls are adhered to.
    • Manage Industrial Relations
    • Drive a high food safety culture (FSSC 22000 accreditation).
    • Ensure implementation of effective and efficient occupational health, safety and environmental management system (NOSA 5 star accreditation).

    Critical Competencies and Skills:

    • Engineering, Food Processing, Production or relevant tertiary qualification
    • Strong Leadership skills
    • High degree of computer literacy
    • Ability to work with diverse groups of people.
    • Good Project Management skills




  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Honours Degree / Post Graduate Certificate /N7
  • Years of experience: 15
  • Language(s): English
  • Driver's license: B
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: Yes

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Ad summary

  • Plant Manager: Hartbeespoort

  • Recruiter

    Sovereign Foods

  • Province

    City of Tshwane, Gauteng

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    Negotiable

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