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Make Lead

Posted in Business Studies

A local company

Job Type

Full Time



Description :

Main Job Purpose

To ensure the production and packaging of company products, according to the production plan and within company’s quality and safety standards, and in line with the business targets.

What You’ll Be Doing

We’re looking for an experienced Make Lead who will be based at our Harare factory. This person will ensure the efficient running of the factory through the implementation & maintenance of World Class manufacturing standards to ensure continuous improvement and high operational efficiencies.

Key Responsibilities

Championing World Class Manufacturing across all pillars.

Implementing production plans to ensure plans are met timeously & in full.

Ensuring adequate SHEQS standards, policies & procedures are upheld to meet company and local requirements.

Driving cost management & a cost conscious culture.

Driving implementation of future-fit development plans for team members & monitoring progress

Collaborating with cross functional teams to ensure high service levels are maintained

Ensuring that plant repair and maintenance is carried out timeously & efficiently to reduce the impact of downtime

Ensuring sufficient & optimal manning for plant operations

Assisting in planning and implementation of plant trials to progress product innovations

Conducting root cause analysis to identify sources of waste, contamination and inefficiencies and taking appropriate actions to reduce these.

Ensuring that the Plant is maintained at high levels of Engineering, GMP and Safety standards.

Skills We’re Looking For

The ability to thrive under pressure and meet deadlines and objectives, with a results-oriented and self-starter mentality

Strong team leadership & collaboration

Strong planning and organisational skills

Analytical thinking

Flexible, proactive, and not afraid to step up and share knowledge

Customer/ Consumer Awareness - Ensures that direction is market driven

The ability to acts decisively to improve performance


Experience or qualifications required

BSc degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Business Management or comparable fields

+5 years of experience in FMCG

Experience with World Class Manufacturing

Solid financial acumen

Team leadership experience

Project management experience

Experience with SAP

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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