Operations Manager – Dairies at a Multinational FMCG Company – Dragnet Solutions Limited

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Operations Manager – Dairies

Location: Nationwide

Job Description

  • The Operations Manager will be responsible for Planning, controlling and coordinating resources (people, machines and raw materials) of the Dairies operating unit in a view to manufacture quality ice cream products which meet regulatory and customer requirements at the right time, mix and cost in line with business set targets.


  • Managing the factory’s day to day operations.
  • Controlling factory’s operation cost.
  • Set and maintain the factory budget.
  • Ensures good manufacturing practices to minimize generation of rejects through compliance with laid-down procedures and specifications.
  • Implement quality and food safety systems.
  • Responsible for factory hygiene standards
  • Represent the factory on various Project Teams
  • Manage supplier and customer service levels
  • Manage working capital
  • Develop and execute value analysis projects
  • Develop subordinates and implement shop floor development initiatives
  • Compile the factory capacity and capability studies for future capital expenditures.
  • Negotiate with trade unions with assistance from Human Resources to get agreement on working conditions.
  • Identifies and makes a recommendation for the training needs of staff and Plan and organize in-house and external training to improve staff competencies
  • Keeps in touch with current developments in manufacturing methods, operations management, equipment and materials related to the company’s products and operations.
  • Prepares reports on factory activities for Management decisions.
  • Carries out any other job as assigned by GM Manufacturing in line with the company policy.


  • Minimum of B.Sc., B. Eng. or HND.
  • 7 years’ relevant experience in FMCG industry
  • Must have good understanding and experience in manufacturing process.
  • Must have driven manufacturing operations in FMCG sector.
  • Good knowledge of strategic planning
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team cohesion

Application Deadline
28th October, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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