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The Wrigley Company is the world’s largest manufacturer of chewing gum. A subsidiary of the MARS Company, a global leader in the chocolate and pet-food categories and one of the largest privately owned businesses.
Job Purpose Statement
To achieve production targets to meet customer demands in terms of quality and quantity by working through a team of engaged production associates.
Ensuring production of high quality products by emphasizing on use of work procedures and enforcing in process quality checks by the machine operators and adherence to plan in wrapping areas.
Accurate requisitioning of Packaging materials and setting up systems to eliminate or minimize wastages or losses along the production process.
Focusing on Factory operational efficiencies such as wrapping averages, Overall Equipment Efficiencies, Trim/Package
Waste generation and labour efficiency for optimum performance.
Writing up of work instructions for all production activities occurring in the allocated section.
Training of shop floor associates on Good Manufacturing Processes, Wrigley Procedures, work instructions/ Operator recommendations, machine safety instructions and enforcing use of these procedures.
Ensuring proper documentation of all production activities, documenting the same in the SAP system in real- time and producing relevant reports as may be required.
Liaising with Quality assurance and technical team to look into root causes of non-conformances and coming up with effective corrective actions, implementing those actions and following up to ensure non-recurrence of the same incident.
Accountable for efficiency, quality, safety and engagement of the team he/she supervises, with demonstrated experience.
Learn on the job, influence Logistics and Maintenance teams to set up priorities and design the work of the team.
Ensuring adherence to ISO 22000 standards during manufacture
Holders of Bachelors degree in Food Science and Technology, Science or Equivalent from a recognized University.
Minimum of 4 years experience in a busy FMCG in a supervisory role.
Working knowledge and skills in safety, quality assurance and world class manufacturing.
Ability to plan and follow through.
Good Computer knowledge on MS Excel, word, among others.
Experience in SAP system or related systems an added advantage
Proven people leadership capabilities
Experience in use of lean,TPM or Kaizen an added advantage
Leadership Capabilities: Motivating Others, Creating Collaborative Relationships, Delivering Consistent Results, Developing talent
Functional Area: Production
If you believe you fit into the above profile, please send your full curriculum vitae with details of your qualifications, experience, present position, day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address and names and addresses of three referees to E-mail: hr.ke [at] wrigley.com to reach us not later than Friday 1st March, 2013.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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