Job Description


Control and manage overall production and all related operations at Pasta Polana to achieve quality output.



  • Ensure staff, materials and equipment are planned and utilised efficiently and cost-effectively..
  • Plan and coordinate maintenance interventions with production requirements, in collaboration with the Foreman: Workshop and Controller: Administration.
  • Ensure breakdowns and equipment malfunctioning is attended to speedily by production and maintenance staff, assist where necessary.
  • In collaboration with the Foreman Workshop, ensure general maintenance on building and equipment is done speedily.
  • Problem identification and solving when staff is not able to and if necessary, stand in for personnel on leave
  • Ensure staff availability according to production and other requirements.
  • Assist in developing new products and setting up new production contracts.
  • Ensure timeous submission of performance reports as required and ensure that performance is measured, monitored and corrective actions are taken where necessary.
  • Assist Quality Assurance with the maintenance of the Quality management and Food Safety systems
  • Handle customer complaints and corrective actions as per the Quality Management System.
  • Assist with internal and external audits.
  • Ensure the department’s compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and attend disciplinary Hearings.
  • Continuously assess and improve the efficiencies of the production plant and processes.
  • Develop new and existing supervisory staff as well as continuously train staff where necessary


  • Relevant Engineering degree /Diploma
  • Valid Namibian driver’s License
  • Computer literate with a good mastering of Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in written and spoken English
  • Namibian citizen
  • Must be willing and able to work shifts, weekends, call outs, overtime and public holidays
  • Knowledge of ISO, HACCP and Health and Safety standards will be an advantage

Namib Mills (Pty) Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. CV’S WITH FULL DETAILS CAN BE FORWARDED TO: E-mail: (not larger than 2MB)



Closing Date: 02 September 2022