Operations Manager, Midrand – Ref: 1026839-137


Ref: 1026839-137

Job Description:

Our client is a lighting manufacturer looking to appoint an Operations Manager to take responsibility for the full operation including planning, purchasing and production engineering.

Position details:
Type: Permanent

Job description / core competencies:

Management of operations: planning, production, purchasing and production engineering.
Realization of defined objectives in terms of service, quality, cost, inventory and safety.
Continuous improvement and cost saving initiatives.
Motivation, training and recruitment of staff within the Operations Department.
Responsible for operations on the factory and works closely with various departments of the company.
Drives optimization of existing production operations in order to meet defined objectives in terms of cost, quality, stock management and lead time.
Initiates and leads the continuous improvement program (lean manufacturing) of the plant.
Ensures that the activities comply with Health & Safety rules and that employee well-being is maintained.
Participate and contribute to operations excellence team and group level (OPX Meetings).
Be the main contact point for production with Group Central Services as well as the other companies of the Group.

Location (country, city): Olifantsfontein, Midrand

Job Qualification & Experience:

BSC in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
Min 10 years of previous experience in the area of production management or process engineering or continuous improvement of an individual company. Preferable multinational, automotive, aeronautic or electronic industry.
Methodologies and systems for continuous improvement on production (6 Sigma Black Belt or equivalent) and lean manufacturing.
ERP experience in MRP planning tools: BOM’s, Sales Module and Purchasing Module.
Strong leadership and people management skills.
Experience within a multinational with matrix reporting structure.
Dealing with unions and Employee Relations is a requirement.
Change Management experience is essential.
Excellent verbal and written communication.

Company Description:

Lighting Manufacturer.

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

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