Production Manager at Olam International

Olam International is a leading agri-business operating from seed to shelf in 70 countries, supplying food and industrial raw materials across 16 product platforms for over 16,200 customers worldwide. From first procuring cashews in Nigeria 26 years ago, today Olam has built a global leadership position in many of its businesses such as Edible Nuts, Spices & Vegetable Ingredients, Cocoa, Coffee, Cotton and Rice.The company was founded in 1989 by CEO Sunny Verghese and is currently listed on the Singapore Exchange, with the leading stakes owned by Temasek Holdings and 20% by Mitsubishi Corporation the current employee strength is around 26,300 employees  Job Title: Production ManagerReference Code: EXOL-NG-50009194-01000669-1Branch/Country: Grains, Nigeria Branch: Olam NigeriaFunctional Area: Manufacturing & TechnicalDepartment: Grains - Pasta ProjectThe Production Managers role is responsible to manage an efficient production activities and producing finished products that fulfil the requirements of our customer’s at least cost/maximum financial benefits.  TasksProduction Manager requires to carry out assignments. Assisting PM in controlling the entire production process and ensuring strict adherence to the quality standards and product specification.Purchase of all materials necessary to maintain efficient production, handling and packaging of Pasta Products.Control stock levels (through line managers/supervisors) of both raw materials and finished products to ensure efficient response to product specifications and volume requirements (in line with forecasts and new product development) can be made.Maintain and monitor production in respect of output yield/extraction capacity against set targets. React to variances.Overseeing the production process, drawing up a production schedule Ensuring that the production is cost effective; - Making sure that products are produced on time and are of good qualityLiaising among different departments, e.g. suppliers, managers working withPlant Head to implement the company's policies and goals seek to challenge their costs and performance to ensure cheap yet quality service.Maintain and administer all personnel records and systems relating to employees (excluding records of sickness, absenteeism and holidays, recorded in the General Office).To encourage good communication through the plant workplace, through Team Briefing, formal and informal discussions   

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