Assistant Manager – Production

Job Description

JB Cocoa is looking for an Assistant Manager-Production to accompany its fast growth in Malaysia with manufacturing as a core business. The company is looking for a leader to drive production and cooperate with key internal and external partners to achieve the company’s objectives.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong production knowledge, productivity planning and awareness of the challenges in production.

Job Responsibilities / Duties:

  • To be responsible in implementing and maintaining production and quality improvement programs with best practices.
  • To assist in overseeing all the production and quality assurance matters e.g. Manpower, production and quality planning to meet the company goals.
  • Plan, organize, direct and control with production operations (in compliance with HACCP, GMP and FSSC 22000) and maximize resources to meet production schedules.
  • Drive production to achieve target with meeting requirement of safety and quality.
  • To ensure monthly reports are prepared on a timely manner.
  • To improve productivity, quality of product and reduces waste generation.
  • To recommend on all production matters and liaise with other departments on relevant matters to ensure the production system is in the right track towards the future growth planning.
  • To ensure that Company’s quality system and procedures are adhered to at all times.
  • To perform all other work as and when assigned.

Soft Skills

  • High integrity with good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to influence and negotiate at multiple organizational levels
  • Ability to identify and recruit talent and to organize and motivate a team
  • Ability to effectively train external and internal users of new processes
  • Strong interpersonal skills


  • Minimum 5 years at management level covering full spectrum of foods manufacturing / food processing and technology.
  • Experience in people and project management.
Department: Operation
Project Location(s): JB Cocoa Sdn Bhd
Education: Masters or Bachelor degree in Food Science/ Technology or Chemical Engineering or similar relevant field. Certification in a field of GMP management will be advantages.

Interest candidates are encouraged to write-in or email their resume to the address below

The Human Resources Department
JB Cocoa Sdn Bhd
Lot CP1, Jalan Tanjung A/6,
Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas,
81650 Gelang Patah, Johor.