Open position : Production Manager Area : Uitenhage Salary : Market related Reporting to : Management Team A concern within the engineering and manufacturing industry is seeking a technically minded Production Manager to join their team.
The successful candidate will be working in a high performance environment and be involved in coordinating from the workshop floor and liaising with the Management team.
The ideal candidate must meet the following critera : - Qualification : Welding Level 2 - 5-10 years experience within a similar position -
Drivers licence essential - Excellent understanding of welding (tig & mig), fabrication and engineering - Understanding of HR management -
Good logistical / operational understanding - Computer literate - Flexible in being able to work long hours when necessary -
Strong leadership and management skills - Able to work unsupervised - Communication skills (fluent in Afrikaans and English) Duties include : -
Monthly performance appraisals for the workshop staff - Collectively responsible for product quality standards - Communicate and coordinate the timing on projects between Project Manager, Operations Manager and Management team -
Daily and weekly planning and coordinating of staff - Efficient staff utilisation ensuring regular checks are completed -
Maintain Customer Quality Requirements and Internal Quality Processes for each project - Ensure sufficient levels of consumables -
Reporting to Management any and all non-confirming material that is to be scraped, damaged, reworked or parts that are to be placed on hold including staff related problems -
Record labour hours per project for the purpose of billing - Final inspection of completed jobs including sharing responsibility for any non-
conforming product shipped - Provide technical assistance on the shop floor when required - Effective coordination of machining through timing plans -
Maintain control over shop floor and the Drivers daily duties - Seek out improvement opportunities on the shop floor - Comply with Quality Management System ISO 9001 including wearing appropriate PPE when performing duties -
General ad hoc duties required by Management