AVI Jobs – Operations Production Manager

Website AVI Limited

Job Description:

A love for the sea and passion for fishing are the driving forces behind I&J, a leading fishing company and manufacturer of high quality chilled and frozen foods. Almost 110 years old, I&J is the trusted name in seafood, operating a modern and efficient trawler fleet, and continually investing in the training and development of experienced fishing crews, committed to fishing responsibly, with a long-term vision. I&J has achieved and maintained accreditation from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) since 2004. I&J is a globally respected supplier of high quality, chilled and frozen Cape Hake and a leading producer of farmed Cape Abalone. It is also one of AVI’s great South African brands. I&J is proudly South African and invests in, and empowers, the communities in which it operates.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Operations Production Manager at I&J, Cape Town Fishing, Table Bay Harbour, Cape Town. The purpose of this role is to manage the on-board processing facilities on the vessel (Freezer and Fresh) by ensuring that the factory operation is equipped with the best practice people, processes, systems and equipment. To enable the efficient and cost effective maximizing value from fish while adhering to I&J quality standards and customer requirements thereby maximizing value of the catch in totality.

The successful incumbent will be accountable for getting results for I&J through fish processing expertise across the fleet from Trawling to consumer (Freezer Production) including but not limited to:

  • Transfer of knowledge across operation
  • Building and delivering of business solutions across the division
  • Continuous improvement champion across Wet Vessels and Freezer Processing
  • Create top consistent teams to deliver value to the business through production excellence
  • Extracting maximum carcass yield from fish

Job Responsibilities:

  • Delivery of Operational, Financial and Technical Results
  • Production Processing, Quality and Continuous Improvement
  • Personal Development, Effectiveness and Values Behaviour
  • Leadership and Growth Results
  • Management Results
  • Innovation and Improvement of Results

Job Requirements:

  • 6 – 8 years broad experience within a manufacturing/production environment
  • Technical experience in plant support
  • 4 – 6 years managerial experience
  • National Diploma or Degree in a relevant field of studies
  • In-depth Safety and Quality knowledge
  • In-depth knowledge of Manufacturing processes

Job Details:

Company: AVI Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town

Application Deadline: N/A

Apply Here