Production Team Leader in World Class Manufacturing, Dubai

MARS Incorporated is one of the largest food manufacturers in the world which operates in six business segments: Petcare, Chocolate, Food, Wrigley Gum and Confections, Drinks and Symbioscience. 
Mars is the world’s leading confectionery company, following the acquisition of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company in 2008 adding to its existing  brands M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, DOVE® and MARS®, the world famous EXTRA® and ORBIT®. 
Mars is also the world’s leading Petcare company, with petcare brands such as PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN® and WHISKAS®.

We are looking for vibrant, passionate individuals with excellent communication and presentation skills to join our highly professional team in Dubai in the following positions. 

Production Team Leader in World Class Manufacturing, Dubai
Job Purpose: The position holders will be responsible for managing  production team in production line, which covers following dimensions:
  • Direct line management of 12 – 20 associates.
  • Indirect management of 5 – 10 production contractors.
  • One production line or area within the value steam.
KPIs : Safety, Food safety, Quality, TRS, Productivity, MFI and  NQC Second point of escalation.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage and measure day to day work of his team, deliver agreed operation KPIs in terms of costs, quality, customer service, safety and hygiene, and routine PM tasks.
  • Create assignments and monitor progress, co-ordinate training, and develop associates in their area of responsibility,
  • Conduct PDPs for his team and ensure disciplinary matters are dealt with in accordance with company procedures and policies.
  • Promote and drive LEAN and continuous improvement culture within his team, implement continuous improvement activities that address safety, quality, and efficiency in production line / area.
  • Provide clear communication with VSM to his team.
  • Implement and manage product quality and safety.
  • Support FMOS by managing PPI tours and ensure effectiveness of JTM.
  • Develop problem solving and failure root cause analysis approach within his team.
  • Monitor functionality of equipment and machinery.
Requirements and Skills:
  • Diploma / BSc in mechanical or electrical engineering
  • Minimum 5 years experience in food  manufacturing with an understanding of principles of Lean Manufacturing and basic technical skills
  • Ability to read and implement Safety , food safety and operational procedures
  • Basic mechanical knowledge on tools and reading basic mechanical drawings.
  • An understanding of safety, quality, audits and operational procedures.
  • Understands manufacturing standards and escalation procedures
  • Strong communication skills, ability to relate with people at all levels from diverse backgrounds and to confront difficult and challenging situations as required.
How to Apply:
Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client and a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by close of business Friday, 31st  January 2014
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