Trainee Factory Manager
Jean Fowlds Consultancy
krugersdorp, Gauteng, South Africa
1d ago
source : Job Placements

A great opportunity for a young, vibrant, and vivacious female who has experience in the manufacturing industry. Must be career orientated, must be willing to work hard, and not afraid of rolling up your sleeves in getting the job done.

This is truly an excellent career opportunity.


Minimum Degree in either : (Mechanical / Electrical Engineering, Metallurgy, Chemical) Hons or Masters advantageous.

Advantageous : Previous Millwright Qualification / Electrical Qualification

EXPERIENCE : 3 5 Years


Highly negotiable : Depending on knowledge, skill set, experience and expertise. Exceptional benefits including medical aid contribution (Discovery); Pension / Provident; 13

cheque and profit sharing (2 x annual).


A committed, active and energetic individual with excellent maintenance skills. Analytical thinker with management experience is required.

Will be trained into position as Deputy Factory Manager, must be eager, willing and able to grow within the organization.

Will be mentored by the Senior Factory Manager and have exposure to the CEO. Will support the Senior Factory Manager in continuing the strong turnaround of this factory together with the operational management, and team development of the factory.

This is a demanding position we are looking for the best of the best.


  • Support Senior Factory manager in operational management and team development of the factory.
  • Excellent Maintenance skills required.
  • Recruitment, training and development of personnel.
  • Asset preservation through development, implementation and management of effective systems.
  • Develop and Implement best practice in all areas of factory.
  • Being a credible leader that develops and guides operational teams and individuals in achieving targets.
  • Driving continuous improvements and waste elimination in order to reduce costs and improve quality.
  • Product development to ensure sustained fashionable and value for money product ranges.
  • Project management of capital projects.
  • Development of new products and technology.
  • Financial control of factory costs.
  • Safety and risk management in terms of legislation.
  • Sourcing of new local and international suppliers.
  • Identification and development of future leaders in the business.
  • Ensure the factory is focused on agreed key performance indicators.

  • Able to work autonomously.
  • Must be energetic, active and a go-getter.
  • Manage growth and change in a professional and entrepreneurial manner.
  • Adaptive and creative to meet targets.
  • Developing and leading teams and individuals toward common long-term objectives and short-term goals.
  • Hands on and results driven.
  • Focused on customer and business needs.
  • Assiduity : Tenacious on goal delivery.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Analytical and detail-oriented problem solver.
  • Ability to notice opportunities.
  • Challenges established practices to test validity
  • Engineering and project management skills to drive and deliver continuous improvement.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Strategic and big picture thinker.
  • Emotional Intelligence and Robustness, Diplomatic.
  • Working hours :

    Must be prepared to work every alternative Saturday

    Other :

    Must be willing to move between the 3 x sites for hands-on training. The timeframe of mentorship will depend on the individuals progress and personal growth within this position.

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