Production Manager (Soft and Energy Drinks)

A leading multinational FMCG company


Posted 3 months ago

Job Description

Production Management:

  • Oversee the entire production process for soft drinks and energy drinks, ensuring smooth operations and meeting production targets.
  • Develop and implement production plans and schedules to optimize efficiency and maximize productivity.
  • Monitor and control production costs, minimizing waste and ensuring adherence to budgetary guidelines.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, safety protocols, and industry standards in manufacturing practices.

Supply Chain Management:

  • Manage the end-to-end supply chain, from sourcing and procurement to delivery of raw materials, imported ingredients, and packaging materials.
  • Collaborate with suppliers, negotiate contracts, and maintain relationships to ensure a reliable and cost-effective supply of materials.
  • Continuously monitor supply levels and anticipate any potential disruptions or shortages, implementing contingency plans as necessary.
  • Implement inventory management strategies to maintain the optimum level of stock, minimizing excesses and stockouts.

Quality Control:

  • Develop and enforce strict quality control measures for incoming raw materials and finished goods, ensuring compliance with established standards.
  • Conduct regular quality inspections, perform laboratory analyses, and maintain relevant documentation.
  • Collaborate with the Quality Assurance team to drive continuous improvement initiatives and resolve quality-related issues if they arise.
  • Warehousing and Logistics:
  • Oversee the management of the warehouse facilities, ensuring optimal storage conditions and efficient handling of materials.
  • Coordinate and schedule deliveries to meet production requirements while minimizing transportation costs and lead times.
  • Work closely with transportation providers and logistics partners to optimize routes, monitor on-time deliveries, and manage related documentation.


  • Bachelor's degree in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in production management within the beverage industry, with a focus on soft drinks and/or energy drinks.
  • In-depth knowledge of supply chain management, procurement, and logistics practices.
  • Strong understanding of quality control processes and industry regulations.
  • Proficiency in using production planning and inventory management software.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills, with the ability to effectively manage and motivate a team.
  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities and the ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with internal stakeholders, suppliers, and external partners.
  • English fluency, verbal and written.

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