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PRODUCTION MANAGER - 370241
Manufacturing / Production / Trade
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Durban South, KwaZulu-Natal
A Production Manager role has become available in Durban South and my client is looking for a candidate with 5+ years’ experience in production/operations management at middle management level.
Key Performance Areas:
Ensure all employees, including management team are trained and competent in their respective roles.
Manage discipline, grievances, time, and attendance and ensure overtime is kept within legal limits.
Provide motivation, support, and guidance to all employees.
Communicate any problems or obstacles to senior management.
Understand different products and their handling requirements and ensure adherence to strict quality control standards and avoid deviations, rejections, and double handling.
Ensure that production processes run reliably and efficiently by planning and organizing production schedules and resource requirements (people, equipment, PPE, and work tools)
Ensure employees are competent in all areas of the operation (multi-skilled)
Ensure that Millwrights are adequately skilled and competent to support production.
Thoroughly understand equipment used for production, e.g., Pastille system, drumming and dry blending,
Ensure production levels meet and surpass customer expectations (qualitatively and quantitatively)
Liaise closely with client (attend client production planning meetings, SLA meetings, safety meetings and plant walk-downs, etc.)
Manage operational budget and minimize expenditure.
Implement performance management and talent management system (incl. succession planning)
Manage and evaluate machine resources, e.g., forklifts and other equipment, to ensure safe production and minimal downtime.
Ensure equipment is well maintained and available, i.e., routine and ad-hoc maintenance of equipment.
Manage mileage and diesel consumption of forklifts to ensure compliance with agreements/contracts with supplier and client, respectively.
Ensure proper record keeping of equipment routine checks, service, mileage, and diesel consumption.
Manage the management team, including Safety Officer, Training Officer, SAP
Oversee a workforce of 80 employees in the packaging department and supervise their performance.
Ensure reduction of expenses and increased productivity by introducing continuous process improvements to avoid wastage.
Relevant Bachelor’s degree or National Diploma in Production/Operations Management or Industrial Engineering
5+ years’ experience in production/operations management at middle management level
Production planning and scheduling
Project management skills
Organizing and efficiency
Leadership and interpersonal skills
Problem solving skills.
Health and safety
Computer and numerical skills
Team building/motivation skills