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Production Manager Full-time Job

2024-01-25 09:31   Manufacturing   Ba   402 views Reference: 3690
Job Details

Southern Cross Foods Pte Limited is a food manufacturing entity of CJ Patel Group of Companies. We specialize in the production of noodles, extruded snacks and confectionery for Fiji and International markets and are co-manufacturers for Nestle. We are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experiencedProduction Manager to be based in Ba.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of the production process ensuring production efficiency levels and quality standards are achieved.
  • Prepare and provide plans for daily, weekly, and monthly production according to the order and forecasts.
  • Ensure strict compliance with Food Safety/quality standards and production specifications.
  • Implement corrective actions to address deviations from quality standards.
  • Collaborate with the logistics team to coordinate material deliveries.
  • Support initiatives such as value-added production and new product development
  • Review department performance ensuring achievement of all departmental key objectives including cost, quality, customer service, sanitation, safety, and environment.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and cost reduction.
  • Report production metrics and challenges to upper management regularly.
  • Implement and enforce safety protocols to maintain a secure work environment.
  • Control shift inventory for accurate and effective shop order processing.
  • Schedule resources across several functions, prepare manpower plans and guide and train staff.
  • Assist and participate actively in internal and external Food Safety Audits.

 Qualification, Knowledge, and Skills

  • Degree or relevant tertiary qualification in science/engineering, manufacturing or a related field.
  • Proven experience in food production in a similar capacity
  • Strong knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices, root cause analysis, production planning (GMP), HACCP and Food Safety Management
  • Able to manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical, communication and report writing skills.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible in approach to working hours.


A market competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidates to commensurate with qualification and experience.

How to apply:

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria must apply with the below link: https://jobs.hrmonise.com/details/2926/southern-cross-foods/PM

Applications close on 12th February 2024. All applications will be kept strictly confidential.

For further enquiries on the opportunity, please email human resources department on pritika.kumar@scfoods.com.fj

Company Description
Southern Cross Foods Pte. Ltd. is a world-class food manufacturing company with over 40 years of experience and one of the leading food manufacturers in Fiji. Southern Cross Foods Limited acquired the manufacturing plant operated by Nestlé Fiji Ltd in year 2008 and is the contract manufacturer of Maggi Noodles for Nestle Fiji Ltd.
The company produces arguably the most popular snack throughout the Pacific Bongo, as well as the most popular hard-boiled confectionery Clear Mints, and Black X. The operations adheresto strict compliance with the international ISO standards and ensures the best in quality control and delivery. The company has total of 212 employees. Main brands manufactured in Southern Cross Foods Limited are;
Snacks - Jasons Bongo, Jasons Peanut Ruffs, Jasons Wheels, Jasons Windo.
Confectioneries - Jasons Clear Mints, Jasons Black X, Jasons Lollypop, Jasons Bubble Gum, Jasons Fruit Harvest.