Ready-to-Eat Production Manager

Babylonstoren is pleased to introduce a new career opportunity for the role of Ready-to-Eat Production Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading our dedicated team.


  • A degree in food science, engineering or related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Proven track record with 2 – 3 years’ relevant experience in a ready-to-eat food production facility.
  • Thorough knowledge of food safety regulations and quality assurance procedures.
  • Fluent in Afrikaans and English.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a passion for process improvement.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication abilities.
  • Willingness to work overtime, night shifts and weekends when operationally required.


  • Leading and optimising our ready-to-eat production processes, ensuring efficient and consistent output.
  • Maintaining strict quality control measures to ensure our ready-to-eat products meet the highest standards of quality and safety.
  • Managing and mentoring a team of production staff, fostering a collaborative and productive work environment.
  • Engaging with relevant stakeholders, suppliers and customers on new product development (NPD), ensuring fulfilment of customer requirements.
  • Overseeing inventory levels, coordinating ordering, and managing supply chains to maintain production efficiency.
  • Continuously evaluating and improving production processes, identifying opportunities for cost savings and quality enhancements.
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant food safety and regulatory standards.

Please send CV to [email protected].