Plant Manager

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

Description

 

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

 

KEY COMPETENCIES

 

  • 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

 

Interested candidates can send their CV

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