Assistant Production Manager (Food)

Focus International
Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP152-09

Focus International

The Role

Salary - Up to 11,000 AED/Month

As an Assistant Production Manager you will drive the production operation forward on a day-to-day basis with particular attention being paid to achieving the agreed food quality and safety targets. You will be responsible for the general completion of daily orders and all teams from goods in through to dispatch.

Other responsibilities will include:

Forecasting weekly usages for certain raw materials
Organising daily sequence of production runs whilst coordinating daily issues
Working to tight key performance indicators (KPI's) which measure production efficiency, quality and food standards
Involvement in new product development (NPD) trials and new product launches
Organising weekly staff rotas with supervisors
Monitoring and controlling staff absence and timekeeping

Requirements

To be successful in this role you will have previous food manufacturing experience with knowledge of product assembly throughout the process. You will be 'a hands on' manager with the ability to influence and lead your team, building great relationships with all members of the production team.

About the Company

Why Focus International?

Firstly, we know our market and we deliver. Based in the UAE & The United Kingdom we have a track record of developing long term relationships with candidates & clients over the last 10 years who see the benefit of strategic Talent Management, from Graduates to Main Board appointments.

Our main areas of expertise lie within the following:

Functions:
Production & Engineering
Food Technology
Sales & Marketing
Product Development
Supply Chain & Logistics
Human Resources
Finance
Purchasing

Channels:
Manufacturing
Retail
Foodservice
Distribution
Ingredients
Packaging
Hospitality
Equipment & Services

Categories:
Bakery
Dairy
Grocery
Added value chilled foods
Frozen foods
Fresh Produce
Meat, Poultry & Fish
Drinks and Beverages

To support our work, we have an extensive database of internationally based food, drink & FMCG professionals. We advertise on all relevant websites, we network constantly and with a team of experienced Search Consultants we know the people you will want to talk to.

We are the regions largest and only dedicated Food and Drink recruiter complimented by a number of excellent relations within many non food FMCG companies across the MEA who see the value our approach offers. Born out of a strategic vision from our parent group Focus Management Consultants Ltd to be closer to our international partners across the MEA region, we have rapidly become one of the premier FMCG recruitment consultancies working with both large multinational businesses and local operations.
Supporting our consultative recruitment activity we utilise the most optimised and developed web and social media engagement techniques available in the market allowing our team of specialist consultants to engage with candidates & clients on many different media platforms.
As innovative leaders of our sector, we are constantly investing in creative ways to source and attract candidates and add value to the recruitment process for our clients.

Our business approach is ethical and honest, and it is our clear objective to maintain integrity with both clients and candidates at all times.

The aim is to become your preferred recruitment contact who will work in partnership with you, assisting and advising at all times your search for that next career opportunity. We also desire to become the preferred partner of choice to FMCG businesses for your ongoing and long term recruitment needs. We will achieve this by delivering you highly effective solutions and committing to you for both your immediate and future business needs.