Position : Chief Executive Officer To provide leadership, strategic and operational management of the organisation, ensuring the organisation's financial success whilst remaining in line with the ethics and values of the organisation and the groupJob Specification, Duties include but not limited to : Management Competencies : Listening and organising, i.
e., obtaining and relaying unbiased information Ability to assess a situation and respond with a clear and organised messageTraining, coaching and delegating, i.
e., identifying and solving problemsCounselling and disciplining, i.e., ability to weigh risk and make a decision by thinking clearly and applying logicOperational Competencies : Establish and maintain company ethics and value Develop strategic business plans, together with the vision and mission of the companyDevelop, implement and administer policies, strategies, plans, goals and objectives designed to assure the highest standard and quality of operations at the lowest cost in the safest work environment Build a culture of process excellence, systematically implementing and defining processes which will enhance business performance Ensure staff levels are met and managed Liaise with other functional / departmental managers so as to understand all necessary aspects and needs of operational development, and to ensure they are fully informed of operational objectives, purposes and achievements Observe departmental progression and provide a supporting role to all departments to assist in the achievement of organisational objectives Facilitate the development and promotion of staff through means of training and development Devise a succession plan to ensure the successor is trained to assume to management of the company Build and maintain a strong sense of staff identity, together with a sense of allegiance to the company Establish and maintain appropriate systems for measuring necessary aspects of operational management and development Monitor, measure and report on operational issues, opportunities and development plans and achievements within agreed formats and timescales Manage and control organisational expenditure within agreed budgets i.e.
the company assets and all other company resources to maximise the company's profitability Review analyses of activities, costs, operations and forecast data to determine the business progress toward stated goals and objectivesSet and manage performance targets Ensure the operations business continuity and recovery requirements are met Accept legal responsibility for the company's affairs and ensure compliance with the appropriate rules and regulations set out in corporate law inclusive of following the proper audit procedures and not permitting the company to break any laws or deal with any illegal goods Promote principles of corporate governance within the organisationChair management committee meetings and provide direction to the management team in terms of identified company objectives Report to the board of Directors on a quarterly basis to keep shareholders informed on the company progress Implement, improve on or negotiate suggestions / ideas from the board of Directors in terms of how to improve the company Manage other focus areas within operations incl : othe quality of goods and services,othe quantity of goods and servicesothe stock levels of materials (inventory raw, WIP & Finished)Managing the purchasing of raw materials required by the customer and ensure the raw materials are purchased at the most economical cost, bearing in mind the required quality of the product inclusive of maintaining levels of critical stock at pre determined levels and managing purchase variances Maintain lists of approved Suppliers Audit suppliers to determine ability to meet customer requirements Budget and control costs Ensure prices on Syspro Inventory Systems are maintained Address all claims of rejected stock with suppliers and maintain an updated claims register Resolve all customer suppler queries in terms of poor quality or performance of raw materials Identify, assess and manage business and operational risks within respective areas of concern Identify, assess and develop a control strategy to manage identified risks to ensure the achievability of the subsidiary's objectivesIdentify and monitor key risk indicators pertaining to key risks within the respective are of concern Monitor and review the management of risks within respective area of concern inclusive of ensuring risk tolerance limits are applied in order to ensure key risks do not exceed the risk appetite Emotional and Social Competencies : Trustworthy, i.
e., maintains standards of honesty and integrityInnovative, i.e., identifies areas for improvementCommitment, i.e., aligns with Company's goalsInitiative, i.
e., readiness to act on opportunitiesMotivated, i.e., driven to reach goalsCommunication skills, i.e., listening openly and responding fairly and positivelyConflict management, i.
e., negotiates and resolves disagreementsBuilds relationshipsLeadership skills, i.e., inspires and guides othersCo-operative, i.
e., working towards shared individual and Company goalsSHEQ Competencies : Willing to work and drive towards company SHEQ goals, policies and proceduresStrive to work safely, follow all rules with regards to health and safety and encourage others to do so too to prevent injury and / or illnessStrive to reduce environmental impact, e.g.
reduce waste, reduce use of electricity, water and fuel, recycle, etc.Understanding of the consequences of non-compliance to Company, legal and regulatory requirementsEnsure that all staff within your area and / or department comply with the requirements as set out in the ISO Standards, the SHEQ Manual, Company Policies, Procedures and Work InstructionsEnsure non-conformances and incident reports are raisedIdentity areas needed for improvement with regards to SHEQIdentify training needs and request sameGeneral Quantative Competencies : TimekeepingAttendanceAdheres to Company Policies, Procedures, Rules, Regulations, Code of ConductConsistent, i.
e., according to daily, weekly and monthly measurablesUnderstands Company businessOrganisational ability, i.e., able to prioritise Qualification : MatricTertiary qualification in Business Management or similarExperience : 3 - 5 years management experience in similar position A strong understanding and experience in staff management including unions Experience in a manufacturing environmentWorking knowledge of Syspro, ISO & Labour Law A strong understanding and working knowledge of Cost and management accounting related to a manufacturing environmentA strong understanding and working knowledge or process flow, policies, procedures & legislative requirements in a manufacturing environmentOnly applicants who meet the requirements for the job will be considered and only successful short-listed candidates will be contacted.