Group Manager
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, ZA
3d ago
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Leading global manufacturing and distribution concern located in KZN seeks Group Manager : Engineering, PRC Plant reporting to the Divisional Head : Engineering and Projects to take overall responsibility for the Engineering Department within the PCR Plant. Duties :

  • Directing and co-ordinating the Engineering activity of the production maintenance, engineering support and project engineering teams, as well as planning, directing and controlling plant improvement projects.
  • Analysing plant and equipment failures, initiating and following through action plan to reduce to a level insignificance and to implement the permanent fix.
  • Setting and maintaining Engineering standards and systems of the process plant and equipment
  • Teaching and coaching the engineering, production and support teams regarding engineering and process matters.
  • Developing and implementing engineering and process technology, operating philosophies and practices to optimize product quality and eliminate waste through yield improvement and engineering machine availability.
  • Ensuring that all engineering systems and standards are in place and audited.
  • Provide technical expertise and support for engineering, production and product technical departments.
  • The provision of effective engineering maintenance planning and maintenance information support activities.
  • Planning and controlling total plant capex and departmental budgets.
  • The planning, organisation and coordinating of all activities regarding compliance to South African law as regards the OHSA, Environmental and other applicable legislation
  • Requirements :

  • 5-8 years proven experience in Leadership position gained in a manufacturing environment - tyre and rubber industry
  • In possession of an BSc degree or S4 Technical Diploma (Mechanical and / or Electrical Government Certificate of competency)
  • Electrical Engineers Certificate of Competency (GCC) is a must.
  • A minimum of 5 8 years proven experience in a leadership position gained in a manufacturing environment is key to success.
  • Experience in the application of world class manufacturing techniques and a high degree of computer literacy is essential.
  • Will have to do a presentation to the selection panel on how they intend to manage this challenge
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