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
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