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Operations Manager

Available for exploratory interviews.
Ref: EP19920049

Company classification: Manufacturing / OEM ( Tier 1 & 2) (products, equipment and/or machinery) Industry in: Chemicals Petrochemicals - Petrol | Oil | Grease | Lubrication | Crude Oil | Natural Gas Highest formal qualification and other: Degree MBA Discipline: Chemical Engineering Years of experience range: g. 20 to 30 years (e. More than 10 years management) Annual package range: South African Rand - ZAR Annual package range: 1.55 mil - 1.8 mil, per annum Nationality: South African Home and other languages: English, Sesotho, Zulu Gender: Male Ethnicity: African/Black Candidate location: South Africa Location preference: I am open to positions internationally.

I have proven experience as operations manager, where I was responsible for 49 employees, running a chemical plant with an annual turnover of ~R1bn and over 82000 tons of products sold to more than 20 customers yearly. I was responsible for all aspects of the business including finance, production, maintenance, safety and quality control. In the financial year FY22 we exceeded production and profit targets.

A also have experience in large scale projects in my earlier career as process engineer. This experience and my past achievements will make for a valuable contribution to the company.



Online Interview Questionnaire

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

Generating profits from sale of chemicals and resins and production of chemicals and resins.

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

Safe production, ensuring product quality to meet customer needs, proper maintenance of equipment, managing capital and operational budget and development of new applications for products

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

Versatile engineer with a track record of delivery in multiple working environments.

Ideal business title:

General Manager Manufacturing, Operations Manager, Production Manager.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Ensuring production targets are met
Ensuring plant availability through preventative maintenance
Recruitment for vacancies and employee relations (including performance management)
Safety of employees and ensuring safe working environment
Preparation and monitoring of capital and operational budgets
Ensuring profitability of the business

Skill area of competence:

Operations management, process engineering, production planning, feasibility studies, financial models, business plans.

Career summary:

Chemicals - 17 years

What do you absolutely love doing:

Generating and developing new ideas and problem solving especially of a technical nature.

Ideal company (culture and values):

A company that encourages employee engagements at all levels, where creativity is encouraged. There should also be opportunities for personal growth and reward for good performance.


If you are looking for a Operations Manager, then do get in touch.

Call the Head Office – Gauteng, SA. + 27 10 597 0862.



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