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.

Gender:                                    Male

Ethnicity:                                 Caucasian/White

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? 

Accurate quotations.
On time delivery.
Manufacturing processes, quality and speed.
Customer satisfaction.

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?

CNC Machines
Capacity Planning
Supply Chain Management
Lean Manufacturing
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.