Production Manager for Foods
Cavite, Philippines
6d ago


Unilever is one of the leading suppliers of consumer goods. We have more than 400 brands and our products are on sale in more than 190 countries.

On any given day, 2 billion people use our products to look good, feel good and get more out of life.

Our portfolio ranges from nutritionally balanced foods to indulgent ice creams, affordable soaps, luxurious shampoos and everyday household care products.

And everything we do, we do with sustainability in mind. We've won more employer awards this year than ever before. We're the biggest European FMCG in the world, and are rated #1 by Climate Counts for our sustainability initiatives


We make 2 billion Magnum ice creams a year. That’s a serious amount of enjoyment and just one example of the value we add to the lives of the 2.

5 billion consumers using our brands every day. Our Supply Chain plays a vital role in getting our goods to customers and consumers, from sourcing raw materials to manufacturing and delivering the end product.

We play a big role in delivering Unilever’s sustainability mission too.

Our end-to-end Supply Chain leverages eight disciplines : engineering, manufacturing, procurement, logistics, customer service, planning, quality and safety, so you can develop your career in our leading-edge organisation.


The Production Manager for Foods prepares the Production Plan with planning team to integrate the capabilities and capacities of the factory with the Annual Marketing and Financial Plans to achieve the overall business goals of the Company, identify and assign the resources required to support the Annual Production Plan that will balance desired Customer Service Levels against Production Efficiencies and recommends solutions to fill any gaps in capacity and resources.


  • Prepare an Annual Production Operating Budget aligned with the strategic business plan.
  • Review, plan and recommend the Material Warehouse facilities to support the MRP.
  • Ensure that goods are produced efficiently and that correct quantities are produced at the right cost.
  • Set the standards for Efficiency and Productivity KPIs and lead programs to ensure planned Targets are met or exceeded.
  • Responsible for the optimum use of the available funds and managing the sanctioned budget.
  • Address immediately any exceptions to manage impact to the business.
  • Generate Cost Efficiency Savings from Material Wastes, Labour Productivity, Rentals and other Operating Expense to support the Factory’s Objective on continuous reduction in Conversion Cost (CPT)
  • Lead the Manpower Efficiency Roadmap for the Site
  • Ensure consistent increase in Productivity by the use of cost-efficient machines or technologies but not compromising standards on SHE and Quality.
  • Take smart decisions for the purchase of equipment and machinery for Production.
  • Align and coordinate with the Regional Ice Cream Technology Team and SEAA RVS Communities for UL Core Technology designs and Best Practices.
  • Ensure that all Production Operations adhere to the Company’s Safety, Health and Environment Standards
  • Ensure that products are produced on-time, in-full and are of good quality.
  • Monitor the progress of production and adjust schedules and priorities as needed.
  • Manage the adherence to prescribed procedures to ensure first pass quality meets or exceeds planned goals.
  • Ensures Daily FOS, Weekly Quality & Safety Cascade, Circle Meetings are conducted consistently to manage Production activities and results.
  • Ensure that Material Warehouse facilities comply with the standards on Safety and Quality.
  • Provide guidelines to ensure continuous supply of materials as required by Production in the most efficient process.
  • Ensure that all business systems, financial and inventory checks are being implemented.
  • Build an active, proficient but lean Production Organization to ensure success in achieving the business results.
  • Ensure that the collaboration between various Teams is lucid and that motivation and morale of the different levels of the organization are always high.
  • Oversee the proper implementation of the Company’s Code of Business Principles, Rules & Regulations, Safety and Quality Guidelines.
  • Review the performance of the direct subordinates and provide feedback on improvements.
  • Ensure that the programs of WCM are active and well participated by all people in the Production.

  • Must have a college degree in either Industrial, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
  • With at least 5 years of work experience in production / manufacturing preferably in an FMCG company.
  • Must be willing to work in General Trias, Cavite.
  • Able to lead a large team effectively and directly able to have establish rapport with other teams such as planning & procurement.
  • Must have stakeholder management and able to connect with people inside and outside of the organization
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