RS Recruitment Services is assisting a well-established, proudly South African MANUFACTURING company in WESTMEAD, to recruit a PRODUCTION MANAGER.
Applicants should have the following characteristics:
High energy levels
Logical thought process thinker
Sound Technical ability/knowledge
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
Strong problem-solving skills
Responsibilities but not limited to:
Planning & organizing production schedules
Oversee/Manage workforce in department
Assessing production & resource requirements in line with forecast demand
Establishing & enforcing quality control standards
Overseeing all production functions
Re-negotiating time-scales or schedules as necessary
Sourcing, negotiating and liaising with suppliers to ensure best price, quality and lead times
Organising relevant training of staff to ensure competence and certification.
Daily, weekly and monthly feedback reporting as required by the Operations Manager
Mentoring junior staff in line with predesigned succession plan
Provide motivation, support and guidance to all employees
Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product safety or integrity
Manage and evaluate machine, plant & equipment resources to ensure productivity and minimal downtime
Managing raw, WIP & finished goods stock in line with calculated levels
Review, design and implement upgrades to existing processes on a continual basis
Lead the 5s housekeeping program through constant and structured actions
Prepare production department reports with up to date statistics
Strive to reduce expenses and increase productivity across all product lines
Communicate any problems or obstacles to the Operations Manager
Create schedules for employees to ensure optimum staffing levels
Please, only apply if you meet all the criteria for this position.
- Send your CV in MS Word format.
- Please also include a head and shoulders photo of yourself.
- Complete the application form which may be sent to you.
If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful