Coca – Cola Beverages Africa has an exciting vacancy of Unit Manager Utilities at one of our Mozambique Bottlers – Matola-Gare Plant, leading producer of various flavors in Mozambique for the last 25 years. The successful candidate will report directly to the Manufacturing Manager with 8 subordinates reporting to this position. The incumbent candidate will be responsible to support to manage, lead and support the team so that manufacturing, quality and maintenance targets are achieved in the most cost effective and efficient manner, the role will manage and lead the Team Leaders, Workshop Controller and Maintenance Planner with the intent to ensure the overall targets are achieved via best operating practices. Internally Customer, Finance(Financial Budget); Human Resources (morale and management of people), Manufacturing Senior Management, SHEQ department, Externally Customer, Suppliers, Auditors, Government officials, Community Leaders, Municipal Authorities.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
To draw up and communicate a business plan annually so that direction and objectives of the department are optimally planned, executed and monitored in line with CCBA ID’S strategic objectives To set performance goals together with the team so that team members know, understand and can work effectively as a team towards common goals and purpose To drive WCM initiatives in the Utility environment To manage and support team leaders and team to achieve production, maintenance and quality targets in a cost effective manner To formulate and control expense and capital budgets so that expenses are planned for and managed effectively within budgetary parameters To encourage, assist, support and coach Team Leaders so that departmental targets, performance and future challenges are achieved effectively To manage and facilitate conflict resolution within the unit to optimize unit relationships and performance To sell, manage, implement and actively support change interventions and projects to encourage the unit to internalize the change to meet operational targets To solve systemic problems to save costs, minimize risk and losses and to improve productivity in line with benchmarks Manage Asset Care within the Utility department Ensure compliance to Safety and Statuary requirements To actively develop oneself to achieve career goals and to optimize individual and unit performance/ productivity.
Skills, Experience & Education
Proven Leadership skills and management capability Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – clear capability and credibility to influence at all levels. Highly developed analytical skills with excellent problem solving capability Attention to detail and commitment to quality is non-negotiable. Ability to train and coach own team (s). Ability to apply problem solving skills at all levels and implement associated systems Is a logical thinker with the ability to determine quick solutions when problems arise Ability to reflect and analyse with precision Ability to be pragmatic, and able to place equal emphasis on quality and productivity Ability to be systematic and analytical helps to foster high quality outputs BSc (Mechanical ) Certification as required in the Country of operation. 3 Years in a leadership role in a Utility environment. 5 years Engineering experience in a FMCG environment .
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