Plant Manager, Pretoria

Last update 2024-02-26
Expires 2024-03-26
ID #2021761004
Plant Manager, Pretoria
South Africa, Gauteng, Pretoria,
Modified February 7, 2024


An established and growing Automotive Manufacturing Group, supplying various OEMs in the country, is looking for suitably quailified and experienced candidates to take on their Senior Management role of Plant Manager.

The role is based at one of their manufacturing plants in Rosslyn, Pretoria.

Minimum requirements:
Completed Grade 12 / Matric
Completed Tertiary Qualification in: Commerce, Science, Engineering or other, relevant to Manufacturing and/or Automotive Manufacturing at NQF 6 level (NQF 7 advantageous)
5+ years Senior Management experience in the Automotive industry
Must have understanding of income statement, balance sheet and financial ratios.
Understanding of Lean manufacturing principals to ensure good management of the Process Engineering department.
Good technical aptitude to ensure management of the Maintenance department.

Develop plant medium to long term Manufacturing Strategy and operational plans
Align plant Manufacturing Strategy to the overall business strategy
Provide Strategic and Change Leadership to the Manufacturing Function and Teams
Implement new equipment/technology/processes in accordance with the Manufacturing Strategic Plan
Achieve/exceed the annual Manufacturing Operational Plan in accordance to set targets
Establish Best Practices for plant utilisation and efficiencies
Ensure the optimal and efficient use of resources
Manage plant projects
Analyse and interpret Production statistics/data in order to identify opportunities for improvements
Oversee the activities of all contractors in the plant
Project Management of run in, run out of models/business projects
Ensuring plant readiness for implementation of new business project
Keep up to date with latest trends and developments in manufacturing technologies
Benchmark plant processes against Best Practices
Monitor competitors activities and identify opportunities for improvements
Maintain IATF 16949 accreditation
Improve employee’s awareness within the department of Quality Targets and Objectives
Achieve PPM targets
Conduct continuous Risk Assessments in the workplace
Conduct Planned Task Observations in the workplace
Identify potential hazards and critical safety issues in the workplace
Address workplace hazards and risks
Apply safety, health and environment practices and legal requirements when working on machines and equipment
Maintain ISO1 4001/ISO 4500 accreditation
Provide input into the budget process
Monitor performance against budget (expense controls, variances, etc.)
Initiate requests for CAPEX/Disposal/Transfers
Participate in the Audit process
Adhere to Financial Policies and Procedures
Protect company assets (working capital & fixed assets)
Detect and prevent fraud
Promote good Corporate Governance

Job details:

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

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