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Group Operations ManagerRobert Walters

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job description - Group Operations Manager


  • Provide leadership and direction to the production team, ensuring that all employees are motivated and working towards common goals to reach their full potential and maximize personal and business performance.
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve production efficiency, reduce costs, and increase profitability.

Risk Management:

  • Identify potential risks to the business and develop strategies to mitigate those risks.
  • Identifying potential risks to the production process and taking steps to mitigate them. Implementing robust health and safety protocols, as well as contingency plans to ensure that production can continue in the event of an unexpected disruption.


  • Review processing schedules or production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
  • Inspect and monitor production equipment to ensure they are operational and in good working order for product manufacture.
  • Facilitate scheduled equipment maintenance as well as repair/replacement of damaged machinery.
  • Inspect and monitor production equipment to ensure they are operational and in good working order for product manufacture.

Quality Management:

  • Ensure that goods are produced according to specifications and that quality standards are maintained.
  • Ensure total quality management through uniform processes and procedures.
  • Work with the Quality Control team to monitor and analyse product quality data, identify trends, and implement corrective actions as required.
  • Define performance metrics to measure the company’s current and future technology solutions, comparing actual results to internal and external benchmarks


  • Analyse processes and procedures, identifying areas for improvement and implementing changes to increase efficiency.
  • Ensure compliance with all customer specifications, regulatory requirements and industry specific local and international standards.

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Advanced Degree, Masters or MBA is an advantage
  • Relevant Professional body membership


  • 10+ years of experience in operations management, preferably in the food processing industry.
  • 8 years managerial experience.
  • Experience in quality management, OHSE, Food safety, sustainability and quality control.


  • Project Management
  • Knowledge of the Manufacturing Industry
  • Technical & Process Knowledge.


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