Our client, a market leader in the food processing industry, seeks to employ a vibrant, progressive and operationally sound Managing Director, who is qualified and skilled in fully managing the day to day operations of a fast paced food/perishables processing plant.

This role requires a motivating negotiator, who has proven experience in bringing excellence to a team of professionals.

Due to the operational requirements of this group, this role must be filled by a BEE candidate.

  • You will have a Degree in Operations or Supply Chain, coupled with a post graduate degree in Business Management or related, coupled with 10+ years experience in managing a HACCP accredited Food and beverage processing plant.
  • Your finely honed and strong leadership skills in managing Business Strategy, Finance, Operations, Quality, IT, Supply Chain and Production to achieve a level of customer excellence and profitability is essential
  • Ideally, you will have a background in managing an import and export production/processing facility, with a high level focus on cost, profitability and building a core team of managers to achieve goals and develop new business opportunities.
  • You will have gained experience in reporting to a diverse Board of Directors, coupled with being able to successfully lead change management within budget
  • You will have a clear criminal and credit history, as well as being able to provide contactable references to motivate your application.

Due to the exceptionally high volumes of applications, we are unable to correspond with each applicant personally, therefore only relevant and suitable candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any correspondence from our company within 30 days, we regret your application has been unsuccessful.

Should you meet the criteria and wish to apply, kind forward your CV, salary package details and notice period

Desired Skills:

  • Managing Director
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Strategy Development
  • Revenue growth
  • Sustainable Business
  • Strategic Planning
  • P&L Management
  • Commercial Business Development
  • Food Processing Operations
  • Delivering Results
  • Profitability

Desired Work Experience:

  • More than 10 years

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Degree

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