Candidate location: South Africa, KwaZulu Natal
Home & other languages: English, Afrikaans
Designation: General Manager
Highest qualification type: Honours
University: University of Pretoria
Discipline: Mechanical Engineering
Years of experience: More than 10 years
Cost to company: R951 000 – R1,1 mil
Company size: 11-50
Division: Manufacturing / Production
Seniority level: Owner / Partner
With my experience and knowledge, I am equipped to take on the next challenge of making a difference in an organisation.
Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: BEng Honours (Management of Technology)
Other Formal Qualification: BEng Mechanical – University of Pretoria
Professional Registrations: Professional Engineer (ECSA)
What is your current/ most recent job title?
General / Manufacturing Manager
What is the primary purpose of this position?
Overall smooth running and development of business.
What are the core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order for you to achieve your primary purpose?
On time delivery.
Manufacturing processes, quality and speed.
What are some of your greatest achievements (When and how have you saved your employers time, money and resources)?
Created a new division within the company and made it a success; grew the business 140% within 8 months.
If you were to illuminate your skills and abilities along with your greater purpose and passions in life, how would you describe yourself?
A energetic person that wants to achieve, would like to take an organisation and lead it to the next level.
What is the business title of your ideal position?
General Manager / Managing Director
What are the key responsibilities and accountabilities of your ideal position?
Overall efficient running of a business.
What are the manufacturing processes/ technologies that you have experience in relevant to your ideal position/ next career steps?
Supply Chain Management
Sales and Marketing
Describe your career in years of experience per sector/industry/commodity serviced:
Industrial Air conditioning – 6 months
Coal Mining Equipment – 5 years
Petrochemical equipment – 3 years
Automotive accessories – 3 year
Petrochemical equipment – 8 years
Aluminium manufacturing – 1 year
Describe the kind of company you would like to work for including the culture and values it should possess:
Medium-sized; culture of professionalism and top of their game. Respect among all and open door policy.
What do you absolutely love doing?
Leading a team and taking on new challenges.
Motivation to move (please select): Challenge
Location Preference: I am open to positions internationally.