Steel Processing Operations Manager – Germiston Area, Gauteng – Ref 1114236-13


Ref: 1114236-13

Job Description:

Our client provides a wide range of products and services to the steel industry in South Africa from their modern and comprehensive steel service centres and specialty steel divisions.

The enormous processing plant in Germiston boasts state-of-the-art equipment and handles in excess of 700 000 tons of steel every year. They are able to maintain critical steel product stock levels, and have a vast transport infrastructure, which allows for rapid distribution of steel products. The branch incorporates all of the company’s products, services and divisions (except for the tube division) and they distribute a large variety of steel to the local structural and plate industries as well as the export market.

Products include automotive, cash sales, fabricated steel, flat products, long products as well as open sections. Services range from blanking, coil processing, cropping, export and trade, fabrication, slitting and guillotining to merchanting distribution and a service centre.

Position details 

Type: Permanent

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

Primary purpose: Plan, direct, co-ordinate and execute the operations in full. Duties and responsibilities include but not limited to the formulation of policies, managing daily operations, and the planning and use of materials and human resources to its fullest potential. Function independently and lead the team through an Entrepreneurial Leadership style, growing the business to its full potential

Key performance areas (duties & responsibilities):

  • Develop and implement a strategic plan for the plant.
  • Develop and implement an annual business plan in line with company objectives and goals
  • Compliance with Statutory Regulations and Company Policies and Procedures
  • Implementation and monitoring of the Company SHE and TQM compliance systems
  • Financial management
  • Human Resources management
  • Material and supply chain management
  • Operational management
  • Manage BBBEE scorecard / pillars at plant level

Location: Germiston Area, Gauteng

Job Qualification & Experience:

Academic qualifications:

  • B-Eng degree or similar


  • 10 years at managerial level within the industry essential

Knowledge, skills & abilities:

  • Sound working knowledge on MS Office and email
  • Be able to apply their sales ability as well as their technical ability
  • Able to always expedite and update the customer
  • Must be self-disciplined and target driven
  • Transformational leadership
  • High technical communication/negotiation ability
  • Good reporting abilities both verbal and written

Behavioural competencies:

  • Apply King IV governance principles
  • Create and maintain effective relationships
  • Produce and maintain optimal business results
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Change management
  • Communicating with impact

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

Steel Processing Operations Manager – Germiston Area, Gauteng – Ref 1114236-13


Operations Manager

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