Plant/Country Manager, Automotive Industry

Ref: 1090164

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: Degree
Annual Package Range: ZAR 2.1 mil - 2.5 mil, per annum
Total years experience: 22 Years

Plant/Country Manager

 

 

10 insights about our Plant Manager available for exploratory interviews. Ref: 1090164

Our candidate the we are showcasing today is a Plant/Country Manager with the primary purpose of running a profitable business whilst delivering the right product at the correct cost, on time at the right quality
level to customers, ensuring acceptable returns to shareholders. Ideal position and future responsibilities: Group CEO. Running an operation smoothly at an optimum profit level and ensuring acceptable returns to the shareholders.

1. Contribution Compass Profile (natural energy profiling tool): Catalyst
2. Ideal copmany (culture and values): An integrated ‘family’ company that has high values and ethics that does not tolerate mediocracy.
A company that holds its members accountable and rewards good performance, whilst also giving its members an equal opportunity to grow.
3. Skill area of competence
: OEM production systems
4. Career summary: 22 years manufacturing at OEM in South Africa, 5 years as MD of a Tier 1 component manufacturer, 5 years as MD
at an engineering company, 6 years as Plant/ Country Manager.
5. Nationality: South African.
6. Discipline: Manufacturing Systems
7. Qualifications/Affiliations/ Prof Registrations: BSc Operations Management
8. Software Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project management
9. Annual package range Total Fixed Cost of Employment (TFCE): ZAR 2.1 mil – 2.5 mil, per annum.
10. Location Preference: Open to positions both nationally (South Africa) and internationally.

Candidate location: South Africa

Home & other languages: English, Afrikaans

Designation: General Manager

Highest qualification type: Degree

Company size: ‘201 – 500

Division: General and Operations Management

Seniority level: Owner / Partner / VP / CXO / Director / Group Manager

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Caucasian/White

Nationality: South African

Current / most recent job title?

Plant Manager

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

To run a profitable business while delivering the right product at the correct cost, on time at the right quality level to our customers, whilst ensuring acceptable returns to our shareholders.

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

Safety Operations Finance Quality Delivery

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

I spent 18 months in Japan honing my skills in problem solving and production systems. I have a proven ability to drive increased profits and out put with very little cost or additional inputs. I am performance driven and committed to meeting goals and objectives with a key talented team that I have the ability to identify and grow.

Ideal business title: 

Group CEO

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Running an operation smoothly at an optimum profit level and ensuring acceptable returns to the shareholders.

Skill area of competence:

OEM production systems – 18 months spent in Japan learning Problem solving and productivity improvements Cost management to increase the bottom line People management and team building

Career summary:

22 years manufacturing at OEM in South Africa, 5 years as MD of a Tier 1 component manufacturer, 5 years as MD at an engineering company, 6 years as Plant/ Country Manager.

What do you absolutely love doing?

I love fixing up ‘broken’ companies, or companies that are not performing to their true potential, and once fixed lead it into greater opportunities and growth. ( I love flying)

Ideal company (culture and values):

An integrated ‘ Family’ company that has high values and ethics that does not tolerate mediocracy. A company that holds its members accountable and rewards good performance, whilst also giving its members an equal opportunity to grow.

Motivation to move (please select): New opportunities

Location Preference: I am open to positions both nationally and internationally.

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