Unique Personnel Plant Manager Jobs in South Africa

Unique Personnel Plant Manager Jobs in South Africa


Job Description

  • Responsible for effectively organizing production and production related functional requirements, within the Production, Production Planning, Maintenance and Site Improvement fields.

  • In this role, the Plant Manager will be based at the Company's Boksburg site, and the responsibility is to achieve or exceed site-specific and global divisional objectives.

    Duties will include the following:

  • Developing the site and site infrastructure management.

  • Optimizing site, addressing conflicts and escalating adequately. Applying 3rd party management standards and managing contractors.

  • Cooperating with production site global network.

  • Develop aligned operational budgets that support the BU business plan objectives and lead the Site Leadership Team in achieving these objectives.

  • Monthly report supplied in agreed format to the Supply Chain Frankfurt, MD, OD and SCM

  • Managing and motivating a team of workers in all Departments under the Plant Manager’s control.

  • To have an understanding of the OHS Act.

  • Liaising with different departments, such as Purchasing, Quality Control and Warehousing and Distribution on a daily basis in order to perform the function effectively and efficiently.

  • Ensuring that the Safe Work Instructions, SOP’s, and WI relating to the IATF 16949 and ISO 14001 systems are always adhered to.

  • Ensuring that a very high standard of housekeeping and the 5 S philosophy is maintained.

  • Ensure that the training needs of the employees working in the Departments under the Plant Manager’s responsibility are identified according to the Company’s
    policies and procedures, the training is completed, and its efficiency evaluated and properly documented.

  • Initiate and be responsible for continuous improvement projects, e.g. first-time pass rate, productivity (KPI’s).

  • Responsibility for the employment relations issues within the Departments mentioned under (1) in conjunction with the HR Manager.

  • Ensure legal and statutory guidelines are at all times adhered to. Ensuring license to operate

  • Management, monitoring and implementation of site engineering projects for site infrastructure requirements

    Inherent Requirements

  • Preferably BSc Chemical Engineering qualification

  • Minimum 5 years experience as a production manager/ supervisor in the chemical or pharmaceutical industries

  • Solid background in Supply Chain / Manufacturing Excellence/EHS/Quality.

  • Experience in SAP with strong Excel and MS Word skills

  • Cross functional business process knowledge.

  • Strong leadership/ people management / team-building/ communication/ problem solving and interpersonal skills


  • Preferable Project Engineering experience

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Unique Personnel Plant Manager Jobs in South Africa


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