Production Manager

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Advertised By:Private
Job Type:Full-Time
Employment Equity:Non EE/AA

Our client, an innovative packaging company based in Pinetown, has a vacancy for a Production Manager on their team. Reporting to the Operations Executive the successful candidate will be accountable for:

o Operational performance in their factories.

o Identifying and delivering “quicker, lighter, faster” product solutions.

o Appropriate and diligent care of our Production Assets – “Asset Care” - excluding Services

Equipment, [being Plant and Equipment that supplies air, water and electricity], raw material

feeding systems and factory-based air-conditioning sy stems.

o Ensuring consistent performance of each business unit

o Managing Production KPI’s within parameters (waste, overtime, people resources etc.)

o Management of Production Teams (training, coaching and performance management)

o Partnering effectively with the SHEQ team to ensure zero customer complaints and returns

o Identifying and Managing trends and ensuring proper root cause to prevent repeat issues

o Optimisation of Up/Production time and efficiencies

Qualifications and experience required:

 Minimum 8 years’ experience in Manufacturing and Production (Packaging or FMCG preferable)

Engineering degree or B-Tech Diploma essential

 5 years plus Production and Maintenance Management experience essential

 A minimum of 5 years in a Production/Factory or Plant management position

 Intermediate excel and ability to work with numbers and people

If you have:

 A sense of urgency

 High attention to detail

 Strong and effective communicator

 Hands on individual

 Strong technical and problem-solving aptitude

 A proven track record of managing a team of artisans and/or Engineers

then you are the ideal candidate for this position

Please email your CVs to

Your application is important to us. However, if you haven't heard from us within 3 days please consider your application unsuccessful.

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