Operations Manager, Uitenhage

Last update 2024-02-25
Expires 2024-03-25
ID #2021761050
Operations Manager, Uitenhage
South Africa, Eastern Cape, Uitenhage,
Modified February 7, 2024


5-10 years experience in a similar role in automotive/ manufacturing/ Tier 1 or 2
Relevant tertiary qualification in Operations/ Production or Commerce
Meet set targets
Productivity orientated via subordinates
Oversee the production/ operations function effectively
Manage subordinates to ensure production targets are met, with consistent quality parts being delivered to the customer
Provide strategic and operational direction to the plant and central functions such as operational performance, machinery uptime, BOSle, and S. H. E.
Allocate resources in alignment with the Plant Director within the respective plant to ensure optimal capital utilization
Analyse, set up, and establish a value stream mapping from the offer process to serial production including the necessary internal logistics chain
Identify synergies and apply best practice methods/ benchmarking
Drive continuous operational improvement efforts
Control and optimize the working capital for the plant
Steer investments concerning infrastructure or maintenance
Ensure quality and delivery reliability and consistency
Monitor KPIs such as scrap and value-adding; and define measures in case of deviations in alignment with the Plant Director
Cooperate with program management and sales in the development of new business opportunities
Cooperate with program management about the transfer of serial products
Promote Safety, Health, and Environment (SHE) activities and ensure energy efficiency to minimize the impact of the plant operation on the environment
Act as escalation interface (eg. customer claims, production bottlenecks)
Promote a respectful work environment and recruit, develop, and retain human resources to maintain a qualified, motivated, and productive workforce
Lead by example and live up to the company's values and global leadership principles
Use standard HR tools eg. the Performance Process to provide regular feedback and agree upon tasks and goals with respective employees

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Operations manager

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