RCL Foods Head Miller Jobs in South Africa

RCL Foods Head Miller Jobs in South Africa

Job Description

  • At RCL FOODS we see & do things differently, we think bigger, work smarter, and collectively as a team to achieve our ambition to provide more food to more people, more often!

  • We at RCL FOODS are in search for a Head Miller to join our Milling Business Unit. The role will be based in Pretoria West and report to the Milling Manager. RCL FOODS is looking for an incumbent to run the mill efficiently and in a cost-effective manner, while ensuring all finished products adhere to the specific quality criteria. This person should also ensure that stipulated targets on the performance of the Mill, Food Safety, Risk management and Measurements are to be attained.

    Minimum Requirements

  • Qualified Wheat and Maize Miller with Trade Test.

  • Fumigation will be added advantage.

  • 10 years of Milling experience.

  • 1 – 2 years of experience in a Supervisory/ Senior role in a milling position.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Operational Tasks

  • Ensure operational targets are met or exceeded.

  • Wheat extraction at the specified percentage or above

  • Milling OEE above the specified percentage monthly

  • Ensure capacity/planned performance at the specified percentage

  • Maize extraction at the specified percentage or above

    Quality/House Keeping

  • No justified customer complaints due to poor milling practise

  • Achieve required percentage score on food safety audits

  • Ensure daily flour including speciality flours results are within spec


  • Ensure expenses adhere to the Mill Expense budget

  • Ensure efficient scheduling and running of mills in line with the demand plan to ensure maximum uptime as per plant utilization

  • Maintain inventory systems on consumables store

  • Ensure correct stock levels and lying times on all grains

    Mill Projects and inputs

  • Assist mill manager with all mill projects

  • Assessing and drawing up of improvement plans

  • Ensure correct stock levels and lying times on all grains.


  • Routine checks on efficient running of all milling machines as set by Mill Manager.

  • Ensuring extraction targets as set periodically by Mill Management is attained on all mills continuously.

  • Ensure all plants are running at designed tonnage at all times, except otherwise agreed by Mill Manager.

  • Correct setting and Balancing of all milling machines to ensure optimum extractions and the maximum output of finished product per shift.

  • Ensure required performance rate maintained on all mills continuously on planned vs. produced.

  • Monitor milling loss on all wheat mills and ensure it does not exceed the specified target.

  • Ensure MPS targets on finished products is maintained above the specified
    target daily.

  • Ensure correct flour stocks are available in correct location as required by scheduling system.

  • Ensuring all Time and Attendance sheets is verified monthly and signed off as correct by Mill Manager.

    Maintenance and Housekeeping

  • Ensure proper machine maintenance is carried out on all milling machines.

  • Be pre-emptive in fault finding on machines and report any defects on machines, spouting routes to engineering. Breakdowns reported to Maintenance Planner by Job card.

  • Report any infestation or possible infestation problems to PCO.

  • Maintain Housekeeping standards at all times in and around the mill according to FSMS Standards.

  • Ensure all pneumatic and aspiration systems fully operational at all times, and ensure filter sleeves


  • Ensure adherence to all Departmental Safe Working Procedures by yourself, millers and subordinates/contractors.

  • Ensure adherence to all Company Policies and Procedures as well as National Legislation that applies.

  • Ensure proper PPE is worn at all times.

  • Report any incidents to the Mill Manager immediately.


  • Ensure product testing is done twice per shift on all finished products.

  • Ensure all finished product is tested on shift and recorded

  • Ensure quality standards on all finished products are kept to agreed specifications.

  • Ensure sieving’s and fat content on all maize products is in spec daily.

  • Ensure all fortification records are kept up to date, signed off and spreadsheets updated daily.

    Team Coordination and Team Management

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management in terms of planning, prioritizing and self-development.

  • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of work are consistently and accurately maintained.

  • Inform relevant parties in the event of tasks or deadlines not being met, the potential risks thereof and provide appropriate resolution.

  • Support and drive the business core values.

  • Manage colleagues and clients’ expectations and communicate appropriately.

  • Demonstrate a willingness to help others and “go the extra mile” to meet team targets and objectives.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; RCL Foods Head Miller Jobs in South Africa

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