General Manager - Food Manufacturing

€40,000 - €45,000  |  Malta

A new General Manager is now available within the manufacturing industry. Reporting directly to the Group CEO, your responsibilities will include:

  • Directing all business operations including purchasing, scheduling, manufacturing, warehousing, shipping, quality and people management
  • Optimizing and communicating the master operating plan for production including demands, material, people and skills
  • Engaging production teams and executing improvement plans aligned to KPIs
  • Managing and developing production operating systems to achieve daily outputs and support in achieving KPIs
  • Preparing an annual manufacturing plan and policy guidelines to drive the performance of key result areas
  • Ensuring that manufacturing units improve on the standard efficiencies
  • Research cost saving opportunities and monitoring all progress in capturing savings opportunities
  • Assessing the facility's operational efficiencies and seeking out opportunities to improve processes
  • Implementing, driving and sustaining key initiatives 
  • Managing labour costs in accordance with budgets and strategic goals 
  • Promoting cross training to optimize workforce 

Education and Experience

  • Degree level of education in operations, supply chain or a related field
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in manufacturing with at least 3 years of senior management experience in production and supply planning ideally in the food section
  • Excellent knowledge of supply chain and 5S methodology
  • Experience with developing KPIs and efficiency measurement 
  • Lean / Six Sigma credentials will be considered a strong asset 
  • Ability to easily handle figures, tables and databases


  • Strong leadership and managerial skills
  • Number cruncher
  • Capable of driving change initiatives
  • Flexible

Job Reference Code: LG115

  • Primary job focus
    General Management
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Middle Management
  • Employer industry
  • Languages
    English, Maltese
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