Factory Manager
Oxyon Human Capital Solutions
Vereeniging, South Africa
6d ago
source : Executive Placements


A well-established Animal Feed Production plant based in the Vaal has an exciting role available for an experienced manager, with a background in Production and Operations Management.

The position will report direct to the Company GM and will be a critical position in terms of the overall success of the day to day operations.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Factory Manager will report to the General Manager, and be involved operationally in all day to day management and production, including :

Management and manage controllable cost

  • Report daily production, stock and raw material levels
  • Manage employees overtime, shifts and casual labour.
  • Management of product quality in production
  • Manage machinery and make sure all machines are looked after.
  • Procurement and inventory management
  • Manage downtime
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Appropriate systems in place to monitor and manage factory expenses (maintenance items, consumables, overtime, etc).
  • Initiatives in place to encourage cost saving and development of a cost saving culture.
  • Production

  • Record production hourly / daily / monthly and also to review your performance during the different shifts.
  • Plan for and ensure that maintenance and machine service requirements are performed on an ongoing basis throughout the year.
  • Clean and neat housekeeping is important.
  • Monitor and control expenditure ensuring adherence to budgetary targets.
  • Manage 3rd Party maintenance service providers in terms of safety, cost, quality and service.
  • Other ad hoc responsibilities
  • Personal Attributes

  • An assertive individual who manages and leads by example.
  • Self-motivated, proactive individual who shows good initiative.
  • A true team player with good communication and people skills.
  • Methodical and accurate in compiling, recording and relaying of information.
  • Ability to motivate and help others to reach their full potential.
  • Be strong in Maintenance Management Strategies
  • Built a strong team to support reach company and individual goals
  • Minimum Experience and Educational Requirements

  • Minimum Grade 12 with some after school education and mechanical courses(Degree will be beneficial)
  • Relevant qualification in grain will be advantageous
  • Minimum 5 year working experience in managing production and employees
  • Computer literate (Excel, Word, dropbox, Outlook)
  • Strong admin skills with attention to detail
  • Logistics / Transport knowledge will be beneficial
  • Mechanical knowledge will be beneficial
  • Full Fat soya / extrusion experience will be helpful
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