Food Production Manager - Soupah Kitchen


We are looking for a Food Production Manager to provide effective delivery of catering services to the client organisation, in line with service level agreements and agreed performance indicators.

You will oversee delivery and development of the food offer and services, supporting commercial initiatives, innovation, and team development.

Manufacturing managers’ plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a manufacturing establishment or of a production department within a manufacturing establishment, under the direction of a general manager or other senior manager.

They are employed by manufacturing companies.

Job duties

  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a food manufacturing establishment
  • Develop and implement plans to efficiently use materials, labour and equipment to meet production targets
  • Plan and manage the establishment of departmental budget
  • Develop production schedules and maintain an inventory of raw materials and finished products
  • Plan and implement changes to machinery and equipment, production systems and methods of work
  • Direct quality control inspection system and develop production reporting procedures
  • Develop equipment maintenance schedules and recommend the replacement of machines
  • Hire, supervise and train or oversee training of employees in the use of new equipment or production techniques.
  • To ensure the prompt and efficient preparation and service in all food areas to the company’s standard and to the client’s satisfaction.
  • Provide the most cost-effective catering service which offers the users quality and choice.
  • Promote healthy eating, wellbeing, and employee satisfaction.
  • Improve patronage and grow sales throughout the group.
  • Provide good capture of management information for the customers and the management team
  • Promote sales growth through Company promotions, theme days and continually proposing indicatives that deliver best value to our customers
  • Achieve all Company standard audits, Green Safeguard, Green HR audit, Consistency across the food service in standards, presentation, and quality.
  • Achieve GOP, understand budget figures and be able to forecast accurately.
  • Achieving full compliance with recipe and purchasing

Qualification and Requirements

  • A Degree in a food related field and a minimum of 3 years’ experience is preferred
  • Must have previous experience as an Operations Manager within a Food Processing facility
  • Experience with and knowledge of HACCP and other certifications is required
  • Exceptional leadership and management skills
  • Professional communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal).
  • Impeccable detail orientation, project management, time management, organizational, problem solving and planning skills
  • Proficient computer and industry related software
  • Outstanding ability to collaborate within a team oriented, fast-paced and deadline heavy work environment while maintaining a high level of accuracy, efficiency and compliance.
  • Flexibility to work multiple shifts and overtime as necessary


Method of application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using’ Food Production Manager as subject of the mail.

Job Type: Full-time

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Ibadan: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

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