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Date:  Feb 10, 2024
Job Req ID:  17114
Category:  SupplyChain/ Operations
Country/Region:  MY
City:  Bandar Enstek
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Line Manager (Improvement)


Primary Function

  • Manages the manufacturing process in the assigned line, ensuring high quality products, food safety and compliance of the safety standards, while reaching a competitive cost and the EHS, QFS, Cost and Services main indicators. All this, through close daily interaction with the Line Manager, Shift Managers & Operations Supervisor while supporting their development.
  • Line Manager needs to drive production which meets delivery, quality, safety, cost expectations with High Performance Culture and high morale in the work force to deliver the business results linked to the Site CBN and Vision.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages the line manufacturing activities to optimize the service level and cost with the required quality to reach the defined performance objectives.

  • Responsible for monitoring, analysis and keeping the control of the process for the line by strict monitoring and variation analysis of the production plan.

  • Ensures the accurate execution of the DDS 1 by Shift Managers, carry out DDS 2 & DDS 3

  • Ensures that the personnel comply with Safety and Food Safety regulatory requirements throughout their lines.

  • Accountable for participating in the Safety Seven program by performing the Gemba walks while ensuring that operations personnel comply with all the policies, programs and activities focused on preventing injuries, sickness and environmental sustainability. All this, through safe behaviors, K-Value alignment and the belief that all injuries are preventable.

  • Accountable for participating & close on the identified actions from the Gemba walks (Golden Six) and participates in the scheduled walks.

  • Responsible for complying with good manufacturing practices. If a food safety variation is identified, this person is responsible for final reporting together with Line Manager and following up on corrective actions after agreement with relevant department such as QA, Engineering & Technical team.

  • Ensures the implementation and follow up of actions resulting from root cause analysis, enabling problem-solution sessions related to the equipment and continuous improvement.

  • Active participation, analyses & understand with other COE’s, all the line shutdowns, variations, OEE Trends, waste and generates action to avoid them.

  • Monitors and ensures, along with the responsible areas, meeting the budget for maintenance, quality, cleaning supplies, overtime, etc.

  • Responsible for executing and verifying projects related to improvement, innovation, formula changes, and capital projects in the lines.

  • Leads improvement projects for the line oriented to generate savings and increase productivity to directly impact the OEE and comply with the plant savings pipeline.

  • Responsible for giving weekly and monthly visibility of all activities related to their line by giving service needs for their lines, therefore job planned accordingly.

  • Ensures compliance with the Kellogg Work Systems (KWS) culture across all Supply Chain functions to enhance ways of working driving towards being KWS compliant Manufacturing Plant.

  • Development of communication mechanisms and interactions for the Shift Managers through continues coaching.

  • Responsible for managing the operation team (HR process): vacation, absence, leaves, extra hours, as well as execution of disciplinary actions.

  • Ensures the technical and leadership competency development of their Shift Managers & development of the operative personnel.

  • Maintains high motivation, productivity and work environment levels among the production personnel by establishing and keeping permanent contact and good communication to identify their needs and concerns.

  • Generates monthly executive performance reports by platforms.


Education & Experience

  • This position requires the applicant who is tertiary educated in a manufacturing or other supply chain operations discipline.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage complexity coupled with strong problem solving, negotiating, and decision making skills.

  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing within a FMCG operation

  • Experience in implementing lean manufacturing techniques., AM, continues improvements tools in processes.

  • Strong people management is required coupled with the ability to work cross functionally across the organization. 

  • Ability to communicate and influence at all levels of the organization

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