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OPERATIONS MANAGER - 370246
Manufacturing / Production / Trade
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
My client is a multiple service provider with their Head Office in Johannesburg, and they are currently recruiting for an Operations Manager with 5+ years’ experience in production/operations management at middle/ senior management level.
A Bachelor’s degree or National Diploma in Production/Operations Management or Industrial Engineering.
5+ years’ experience in production/operations management at Middle or Senior management level
Knowledge of: Managing multiple unions.
Health and safety
Production planning and scheduling
Ensure reduction of expenses and increased productivity by introducing continuous process improvements.
Oversee a workforce of about 400 employees in production support/materials handling and cleaning.
Ensure all employees, including management team are trained and competent in their respective roles.
Ensure employees are declared competent in all competencies required for the operation (multi-skilled)
Ensure that the skills development plan (WSP) and annual reporting (ATR) is in place and implemented.
Ensure all employees are trained in, understand, and observe safety rules and regulations, policies, protocols, and standards.
Ensure necessary safety standards are observed, including but not limited to Risk assessments, walk downs conducted, task observations completed, BBS completed, incident investigations, etc.
Ensure that production processes run reliably and efficiently by planning and organizing production schedules and resource requirements (people, equipment, PPE, and work tools)
Understand different products and their handling requirements and ensure adherence to strict quality control standards and avoid deviations, rejections, and double handling.
Timeously plan, prepare, and allocate resources accordingly.
Ensure production levels meet and surpass customer expectations (qualitatively and quantitatively)
Ensure all tools required for materials handling/packaging are available as required.
Ensure proper record keeping of tools/equipment routine checks,
Ensure equipment is maintained/serviced as required.
Manage abuse/damage to equipment and property, particularly personal protective equipment (PPE)
Manage the management team of Plant/Production Managers nationally.
Ensure all employees are medically fit to operate on site and have necessary plant access.
Manage discipline, grievances, time and attendance and performance of the production support team.