Production Manager Plastics Extrusion background for our global and reputable client based on the West Rand with an exceptional company culture to take responsibility for managing and controlling the day to day activities of the entire Production Department including any new projects and feasibility studies.
10 years’ work experience.
Plastic pipe extrusion background.
Have the function and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
Fault finding & troubleshooting experience
Computer Literate (Word, excel, outlook etc.)
Good Communication skills
Coaching and Mentoring
Integrity and trust
Patience and tolerance
To attend management meetings and run daily departmental / team meetings
To provide leadership for problem resolution to facilitate faster improvements and improved working relations through a collaborative team based approach
To develop new and improved manufacturing processes needed to maintain a competitive advantage in the market place
To submit the daily production report the Plant Manager
To schedule work patterns applicable to the production environment ensuring correct staff compliments are maintained (incl.
management of contract staff)
To assist the cost accountant with the ordering and control all raw materials, consumables and packaging materials
Assist the maintenance department with the ordering of maintenance spares and equipment
Ensure that the maintenance department services and maintains all production tooling and critical spares cupboard
To conduct weekly training of production and maintenance staff, in addition to constant updating of training manuals
To maintain the SABS ISO9001 : 2015 system relevant to the production environment such as the handling of non-conforming products and ensuring the accuracy of laboratory records etc.
To measure and improve plant OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness)
Implement Kaizen practices for continuous process and equipment improvements
To ensure production staff are motivated and quality conscious at all times
To manage the design and implementation of new projects as directed by management
To assist with all breakdowns, fault finding and repairs outside of the capability of the production or technical staff
To assist the maintenance department, driving the preventative maintenance schedule as well as all technical related projects to ensure that the plant and machinery are maintained at world class standards
To attend to wage administration, maintaining the time and attendance system
To ensure compliance with the OHSACT
To carry out disciplinary action where necessary in accordance with the disciplinary procedures
To manage the manufacturing operations and development activities of the plant to meet short and long term goals such that internal and external customers are satisfied with communications, outstanding delivery, and quality performance
To drive to zero incidents and lost time injuries by creating a positive attitude among staff for safety, and providing prompt and effective action to eliminate unsafe acts or conditions as they become apparent.
Drive the behavioral based safety program
To work closely with Quality and Health and Safety to ensure that the plant adheres to all policies and the OHSACT
To ensure scrap levels remain below the budgeted metrics
To optimize tool changes on all production lines implement methodologies for continuous improvement
To assist the production and maintenance teams with breakdowns, thus minimizing plant downtime
Assist with plant or production line start ups
Plant housekeeping to be at maintained at high standards at all times
To work closely with the Logistics and Sales and Marketing to ensure products are produced as per the production plan and on time
To develop and maintain a favorable employee relations and team building environment and work with staff members on their personal growth and development goals to ensure employees feel encouraged and motivated to contribute at their full potential
To continually monitor results achieved in relation to planned goals, and undertake necessary corrective action to achieve the desired results
To develop and implement quality systems to ensure outgoing products meet quality standards
Any other tasks requested by management