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Production Manager

Available for exploratory interviews.
Ref: EP14298946

Company classification: Manufacturing / OEM ( Tier 1 & 2) (products, equipment and/or machinery) Industry in: Engineering - Electrical | Electronic Industrial - Manufacturing | Components | Systems | Safety | Reliability | etc Highest formal qualification and other: Diploma Diploma Discipline: Mechanical Engineering Years of experience range: e. 11 to 15 years (d. 6 to 10 years management) Annual package range: South African Rand - ZAR Annual package range: 551 000 - 650 000, per annum Nationality: South African Gender: Male Ethnicity: African/Black Candidate location: South Africa Location preference: I am open to positions both nationally and internationally.



Online Interview Questionnaire

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

Responsible for 3 Major Operations namely ESS (Electrical), PQ (Power Quality) and ICPD, whilst ensuring adherence to Safety, Quality, OnTime Delivery, Inventory, Cost Productivity and People (SQDIPP) Metrics.

Number of Reports (Direct and Indirect): ± 200 (Inclusive of Managers, Engineers, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Planning Division, Machine Operators, Wiremen, Contractors, Unions and Shop Floor Workforce)

Sub-Departments:
- Sheet Metal Fabrication: (Punching, Bending, Welding, Grinding)
- Copper Manufacturing: Punching, Bending & Assembly
- Assembly: (Chassis, Panels, Transformers, UPS, Belt-trip switches)
- Paint Shop: (Partially Automated Paint Line)
- Electrical (Wiring according to Relevant Standards)
- Planning (High- and Low-Level Planning

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

- Management of Resources to align to Short, Medium, and Long-Term Strategic Objectives
- Management and Control of Financials (Profit and Loss Statement (P&L)) as well as OpEx and CapEx Planning and Approval.
- Management of OHS Act SHEQ Compliance and Legal Requirements - OHS Act 16.2 Appointee.
- Responsible for Quality Control Procedures (QCP's), CONC (Scrap and Rework) and Relevant Standards Adherence (ISO 9001, 14001 & 45001).
- Responsible for Capacity Planning, Risk Management, Timeline Management, Efficiency, Consumables, Process and Material Flow, Setup Times, Equipment and Tooling.
- Driving Continuous Improvement (CI) through 5S, Lean, Standard Work, Work Instructions, TPM, Safety Critical Steps
(SCS), MESH, PSK's, VSM's, Six Sigma Methodologies, etc.
- Coach/Mentor Front Line Leaders to ensure a High-Performing, Highly Engaged and Satisfied Workforce.-
- Growing the business by implementing necessary Strategic Initiatives to enter new markets or grow existing territories.

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

Enthusiasm for the profession and the employer and my desire to make my mark. I have personal qualities, such as drive and willingness to learn. I would describe myself as creative, able, reliable, imaginative, and hard-working.

Ideal business title:

Operation Manager

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

- Management of Resources to align to Short, Medium, and Long-Term Strategic Objectives
- Management and Control of Financials (Profit and Loss Statement (P&L)) as well as OpEx and CapEx Planning and Approval.
- Management of OHS Act SHEQ Compliance and Legal Requirements - OHS Act 16.2 Appointee.
- Responsible for Quality Control Procedures (QCP's), CONC (Scrap and Rework) and Relevant Standards Adherence (ISO 9001, 14001 & 45001).
- Responsible for Capacity Planning, Risk Management, Timeline Management, Efficiency, Consumables, Process and Material Flow, Setup Times, Equipment and Tooling.
- Driving Continuous Improvement (CI) through 5S, Lean, Standard Work, Work Instructions, TPM, Safety Critical Steps
(SCS), MESH, PSK's, VSM's, Six Sigma Methodologies, etc.
- Coach/Mentor Front Line Leaders to ensure a High-Performing, Highly Engaged and Satisfied Workforce.-
- Growing the business by implementing necessary Strategic Initiatives to enter new markets or grow existing territories.

Skill area of competence:

Production Management, Manufacturing Operations, Lean Manufacturing, Project Managements, continuous Improvement, Process improvements, Root Cause analysis, 5S Management, Maintenance, Facilities, Security

Career summary:

Manufacturing 13 years

What do you absolutely love doing:

Solving complex problems as well as the sense of accomplishment that comes with finding a solution.
I enjoy my workplace's collaborative environment and the opportunity to work with talented and passionate people.

Ideal company (culture and values):

My ideal company culture is one that supports both team and individual efforts and trusts its employees with meaningful assignments. I love working with my teammates to complete large assignments that help the company achieve important business goals


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

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



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