Well established South African company that is a major supplier of a wide range of materials and products in the Sub-Saharan African region; with 4 branches nationwide, specialising in polycarbonate and fibreglass materials, composite materials, upmarket sanitaryware, DIY garden products, Storage cabinets, polycarbonate burglar bars, fibreglass repair kits, fibreglass Awnings and Storage cabinets seeks a hands on GM/MD to manage Sales, Operations, Logistics, stores, Finance and Production.
First prize would be a MBA graduate with a technical qualification in Plastics, Chemicals, polycarbonate, Fiberglass etc. and experience in Composites, core materials, Plastic Sheeting, Awnings, roofing and sheeting and pool shields, or similar. The ideal candidates have worked his way through the ranks and has min 3 years’ experience in a strategic role.
I am looking for someone who can take the business to the next level, manage their current ERP system, constantly improve on systems And procedures, but also has the finesse to speak to clients, structure deals and oversee the research and development of new products. There will be share options and incentives for the correct person.
A minimum of a Degree, MBA
5 years’ experience in a strategic role, able to come up with solutions and feedback pertaining to supply chain and operations in a fast paste environment where client orders are king.
I am looking for someone with passion and energy first and foremost, then a good technical and business qualification, and the finesse to be customer centric.
Daily, weekly and monthly stock takes and also forecasting sales for up to 6months ahead as a large number of materials are imported.
You will need to be healthy and fit and be into outdoor sports like mountain biking.
You will need a good mix of production, operations, stores, finance, planning, research and development, people management and not scared to roll up your sleeves and jump in when necessary. No Clock watchers it’s a 24/7 operation, on a National scale and must have experience in Corporate listed companies and understand Rebates/SLA's / etc.
Willing to look at people from Johannesburg who want to relocate.