Production Manager
Support Services
Pietermaritzburg
5d ago
source : JustTheJob.co.za

Manufacturing concern based in Willowton is seeking an experienced Production Leader to join their dynamic team. The Responsibilities Will Be as Follows : Management and motivation of Production Teams, including training, coaching and performance managementManaging Production KPI’s within parameters, specifically uptime and good quality throughput rate (OEE, waste, overtime, people resources etc.

Establish and maintain respectful and good working relationships with all staffEstablish and maintain appropriate systems to monitor, evaluate and report on all operational areas within your controlSupport Quality department in all production relevant to quality investigations for example, customer complaint investigations, deviations etc.

Oversee the development, implementation of and the adherence to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) in production.Active support / involvement in safety management of the production areas to comply with legislative requirementsEffective management of labour requirements, scheduling (people utilization) and headcount control and labour costs.

Implement cost saving initiatives.Identify and manage trends to ensure proper root cause analysis and prevention of repeat issues.

Where process related this is done in partnership with the Production Process Engineer and Quality departmentEnsure quality control procedures are maintained and followed.

Continuously seek to improve production systems and processes to introduce World Class Manufacturing practices within the business.

Identify opportunities for productivity, efficiency improvements and cost saving initiatives.Work closely with support departments ie.

Maintenance and toolroom to ensure machine availably and uptime.Manage the raw material processing and inventory to ensure the production operates seamlessly on a day-to-day basis.

Minimum Requirements : Technical qualification Engineering Degree (additional management degree advantageous)MS Office (advanced in MS Excel)3 years’ experience in mid to senior Management roleProven track record as a team playerAbility to communicate in Zulu (Advantageous) If you meet all of the above, please

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