4 Jun 2016

South African National Plant Manager Job 2016

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South African National Plant Manager – Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Our client, a Resource & Technology based company that develops, produces and markets worldwide a broad range of specialty mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products is looking to recruit a Plant Manager.
The successful candidate MUST be a citizen of South Africa with an excellent maintenance background in a multinational company and vast experience and knowledge of lean and quality, environmental and health & safety systems.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that the site operates within all necessary statutory & corporate safety requirements.
  • Achieve customer requirements at lowest delivered cost and required quality levels.
  • Deliver plant financial performance.
  • Maintain systems, communications and training in health & safety, quality and environment (ISO).
  • Drive operational excellence programme and be a champion of standard work procedures.
  • Lead continuous improvement activities, encouraging all team members to participate in Kaizen events.
  • Lead operations team and prioritise their development for the future.
  • Maximise utilisation and efficiency of plant and equipment, ensuring a robust program of TPM.
  • Ensure compliance with all internal and external reporting requirements.
  • Manage manufacturing projects, product transfer, domestically and internationally, capital investments and process improvements.
  • Implement and drive Total Productive Maintenance Programme.
  • Supervise the performance of staff by setting goals and objectives through regular performance evaluations.
  • Communicate and support all company policies and procedures.
  • Must have a degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience working at management level.
  • Must have a vast maintenance background and the ability to direct internal and contract service.
  • Proven world class safety management and implementation experience is mandatory.
  • Must have a working background in a manufacturing company.
  • Must have experience working with an ERP System with an added advantage working with Oracle.
  • Excellent business acumen with strong customer facing, commercial and financial skills.
  • Must be a natural leader with excellent interpersonal skills.
Monthly gross salary: Rand. 55,000 – 58,333 (Approx. 3,500 – 3,742 USD) plus 10% bonus
Deadline: 25th June 2016


How to Apply

To apply, please follow the link:
Summit Recruitment & Search,
Blixen Court, Karen Road,
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