Discipline: Manufacturing Systems (Diploma, PMP). Products manufactured: Automotive air conditioning units, electronic decoders (high speed automation) & recycling of used tyres.  Years of experience range: 20 to 30 years, annual package range: R351 000 – R450 000.

Currently holds a 16.2 responsibility certificate, and possess extensive experience and knowledge in production manufacturing, operations and facility management, production planning and scheduling, Occupational Health and safety, Lean Manufacturing, JIT-Principles, Kaizen activities, KANBAN SYSTEM, and MUDA. Labour Relations including Chairman for disciplinary hearings/dismissals, High people and leadership skills and motivating, training staff to improve staff retention. Managed over 300 staff in labour intensive and high pressure environments.with a successful track record in delivering results and exceeding production targets, having received awards for best Production Team; outstanding manufacturing results, record breaking targets; Quality of the year award and outstanding commitments and dedication. Well-developed IR Industrial Relations skills.

Candidate location: South Africa

Home & other languages: English.

Designation: Manufacturing Manager

Highest qualification type: Diploma

Company size: ’51 – 200

Division: Manufacturing / Production / Plant / Producing Commodities

Seniority level: Regional / Country / Area / General / Project Manager / Department Head

Gender:                                    Male

Ethnicity:                                 Asian

Nationality:                              South African

Highest Formal Qualification:  Diploma

Current / most recent job title?

Production and fascility Manager

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

Productivity increase and profit making
Cost reduction
Employee job satisfaction
Company growth

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

Staff motivation
Productivity improvements
Consistent quality
Consistent material supply

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:


Ideal business title: 

Operations Manager

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Staff management

Skill area of competence:

problem solving
Planning production output
Building teams to work together

Career summary:

17 years automotive
2 years recycling rubber (Environmental)
1,5 year Logistics
4 years electronics

Ideal company (culture and values):

Company that is sustainable and able to grow
Positive work attitude amongst staff
Employer ,employee relationships

What do you absolutely love doing?

Breaking records, set bench marks
Motivating staff to be efficient
Training of staff to achieve realistic goals and targets

Motivation to move (please select): Job Insecurity

Location Preference: I am open to positions only in my area (I don’t want to move house).


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