Operations Manager

Industrial Richards Bay

Amajuba, KwaZulu-Natal 9 January

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  • Description

    In reporting to the Managing Director of a well established manufacturing company, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading and coordinating the development and execution of various strategies and operational activities of the workshop and project teams. One will be managing the systems and people to achieve the best outcomes in a safe and high quality manner. One will provide support in departmental budgets and with variance analysis.


    Company: Industrial Manufacturing
    Location: Richards Bay
    Date Posted: 8 January 2020
    Industry: Manufacturing / Engineering
    Nationality: South African
    Salary: Neg. depending on exp.
    Qualifications: Tertiary qualifications in Engineering/Management or similar
    Assignment: Permanent

    Job Description

    Continuous improvement of delivery and processes
    Organise operating instructions daily that optimise team communication and performance
    Draw up long term plans that will deliver plans to enable continuous improvement in one's area of responsibility
    Respond to all incidents timeously and ensure incidents are recorded and properly investigated
    Support the output team to ensure delivery with regards to operational plans
    Initiate systems to train and measure the knowledge and skills of the teams
    Always display a leadership and team behaviour so as to be a guideline for other teams and subordinates
    Create an environment where staff and contractors can develop themselves and feel safe
    Provide performance feedback to direct reports and manage/ deliver all accountabilities within budget
    Pinpoint opportunities for improvement and prioritise accordingly
    Enhance and sustain processes by establishing an annual capital plan
    Put together annual budgets and monitor expenses against this plan and report any variations thereof
    Ensure that all resources are utilised and deployed effectively and efficiently
    Put controls in place that ensure the safety of others as well as the plant
    Mentor one’s team to reinforce safe practices as well as correct unsafe practices as soon as they occur
    Maintain and create lasting relationships with customers and colleagues
    Initiate operational plans and set goals based on business needs and ensure the delivery of sustainable value
    Always uphold company values

    Minimum Requirements

    Tertiary qualifications in Engineering, Management or similar
    Computer literate, having exposure to SAP
    Management or Leadership training
    Lean Six Sigma training is advantageous
    5 years’ technical and management exp in a heavy industrial environment - preferably in manufacturing/steel/aluminium.
    Inclusive Management exp in health, safety, environment and quality
    Exp and ability to mentor or coach others
    Exp in negotiating both internally and externally
    Knowledge in corporate, statutory and local regulations and policies
    Valid drivers’ license

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English
  • Driver's license: C1 ,EB ,B
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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