Plant Manager

at MPC Recruitment
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Management
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Johannesburg



Job Description:


Our client, a leading name in the manufacturing concern seeks a dynamic Plant Manager to join their team, based in Johannesburg.


The successful incumbent will report to the Operations Executive.


  • This position is accountable for:


o Operational performance in their factories.


o Identifying and delivering “quicker, lighter, faster” product solutions.


o Appropriate and diligent care of our Production Assets – “Asset Care” - excluding Services Equipment, [being Plant and Equipment that supplies air, water and electricity], raw material feeding systems and factory-based air-conditioning systems.


o Ensuring consistent performance of each business unit


o Managing Production KPI’s within parameters (waste, overtime, people resources etc.)


o Management of Production Teams (training, coaching and performance management)


o Partnering effectively with the SHEQ team to ensure zer


o customer complaints and returns


o Identifying and Managing trends and ensuring proper root cause to prevent repeat issues o Optimization of Up/Production time and efficiencies




  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in Management in Manufacturing and Production (Packaging or FMCG preferable)


  • B-Tech Engineering degree or National Diploma ideal (Mechanical or Electrical)


  • GCC advantageous


  • N6 minimum in a mechanical or electrical trade


  • 3 years plus Production/Plant Management experience essential


  • Intermediate excel and ability to work with numbers and people PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS


  • A sense of urgency (does things quickly)


  • High attention to detail


  • Ability to handle complexity (multiple challenges simultaneously)


  • Hands on individual


  • Strong technical and problem-solving aptitude


  • A proven track record of managing a team of Artisans and/or Engineers


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