Manufacturing Analyst: Cereals needed at Tiger Brands

Job title : Manufacturing Analyst: Cereals

Job Location : North West, Potchefstroom

Deadline : May 23, 2024

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You are responsible for applying financial & costing Analysis expertise to drive continuous improvements in the factory/Manufacturing unit in order to maintain and improve operating efficiencies, reduces costs and improve sustainability. You will act as a custodian for the procure to pay process, production batch and management as well as stock management process



  • Compile, assist and maintain mass balance systems for all cost centers. 
  • Ensure that paper transaction records are maintained and filed accordingly. 
  • Maintain back flushing process,
  • Training production staff to complete basic system transactions to ensure that proper governance processes are followed. Assist in developing SOPs in this regard as and when the need arises,
  • Assist in identifying and elimination of critical variances and different cost centers
  • Perform a statistical trend analysis on critical costs 
  • Compile, extract all necessary reports from Oracle to assist relevant managers in making decisions 
  • Confirming/or executing material issues and return to have been transacted in accordance with governance guidelines
  • Work with the R&D, technology and quality teams to support the design of new systems and processes, from a cost analysis point of view
  • Perform data analysis, root-cause analysis and identify and implement processes to eliminate losses, improve capacity, throughput and conversion cos
  • Manage and pro-actively monitor spend for contracts & Services for the site, to align within the budget 
  • Track the financial benefits associated with eh various focused improvements projects the site will undertake from time to time 
  • In conjunction with the process engineer and the operations team will conduct line studies in the relation to throughput losses 
  • Leverage communities of proactive (COP) for knowledge management and sharing expertise. Maintaining the on-site fixed asset register 
  • Act as a custodian for the procure-to-pay process, production batch ,management as well as stock management process. Attendance of stock amounts is essential


Key Profession Competencies 

  • Core Knowledge – Co-ordinating and controlling of the costing function for a factory/manufacturing plant. Data analysis and cost proficiency

Key Foundation competencies

  • Academic – Analytical skill, problem solving, Oracle and MS suite experience, Risk Management and decision making
  • Leadership – Owning it, Takin the Tiger Perspective, managing change, drive long term results, thinking innovation, staying a step ahead
  • Personal Effectiveness – Effective communication, interpersonal skills, continuous learning, figure orientated, and accurate, self-motivated, high level of personal discipline and deadline driven




  • Function – Graduate with a 3 year degree/diploma in Costing, administration or related fields with equivalent experience would also be considered
  • Industry – FMCG experience is preferred 

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