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29 May 2022

Permanent Job for Operations Manager Wanted

Finovate People Pty Ltd – Posted by JobWire24 Western Cape, South Africa

Job Description

Job for Operations Manager Wanted

Location: Western Cape
Job Type: Permanent
Company/Employer: Finovate People Pty Ltd
Job Title: Job for Operations Manager Wanted


Vacancy Details

Our client in Belgium is looking for a young Operations Manager. The perfect candidate will be a young CA or CIMA graduate. The role is two fold:

  1. We are looking for someone to manage existing stakeholders:

Co-manufacturers

  • Manage the quality level of the co-manufacturer on a consistent basis
  • New project development: sourcing of ingredients, project management
  • Translating forecasts into annual order schedules

Co-packing

  • Manage the quality level of the co-packer on a consistent basis
  • Translating forecasts into annual packing schedules
  • Look for optision/ cost saving opportunities
  1. We are looking for someone to manage new packaging development activities:

We introduce new packaging at the start of every season:

  • Valentines day
  • Easter
  • Mother’s day
  • Father’s day
  • Advent
  • Christmas

What is needed from an operations perspective is the following:

  • Sourcing of these seasonal packaging materials
  • Cost analysis (keep the packaging under the cost requirements)
  • Quality management from a supplier (colour, material consistency)
  • On a longer term level, the operations manager will need to:
  • Manage stakeholder relationships (especially co-manufacturers)
  • De-risk the current process by:
  • sourcing alternative suppliers for current packaging
  • sourcing alternative co-packers
  • Build internal capabilities
  • Small test kitchen
  • Own packing and logistical capabilities upon scale

Preferences:

  • 2 years experience in the same field with the same responsibilities (Advantageous)
  • Luxury industry experience
  • Luxury food industry experience
  • Luxury chocolate industry experience

Company values

  • Shared value (social story)
  • Humility
  • Ethical responsibility
  • Excellence
  • Passion
  • Package
  • Market related package per relevant experience

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