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[11464]Production Manager (m/f/d)


Job Description

Job Description
JOB TITLE:           Production Manager
BASED AT:           Johannesburg
INDUSTRY:          Food Production

The Position of JHB Production Manager involves working closely with the National Operations Manager and Production Supervisors and all relevant departments to ensure coordination between all the departments on a daily basis to ensure cost efficient lean manufacturing.

POSITION REPORTS TO:                National Operations Manager
  • Do the weekly Production Plan and scheduling.
  • Capture, review and report on Daily, and Monthly OEE’s.
  • Reconciliation of Daily Production Jobs.
  • Communicate changes of the weekly production plan to the Supply Chain.
  • Ensuring of adherence to Food and Health and Safety in the production areas.
  • Optimise people, plant, machinery & throughput.
  • Compiling of monthly, weekly and daily production reports for the National Operations Manager.
  • Coordinate with the Site Engineer to minimize downtime and planning of preventative maintenance.
  • Report and measure departments against set budgets.
  • Conduct internal audits on the SOP’s in the plant.
  • Participating in performance evaluations of staff and production supervisors.
  • Assist with resolving employee concerns and conflicts.
  • Handling of all relevant HR issues concerning to the production departments.
  • Assisting Supervisor with maintaining Production and Department goals.
  • Monitor and assisting in maintaining and improving the Food Safety Standards.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a Production Manager role.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the food industry
    • Bakery, Powder Blending will be an advantage
  • Minimum of HACCP or FSSC22000 qualification required.
  • Experience in demand planning and production scheduling is required.
  • Understanding or exposure to Syspro would be an advantage.
  • Experience in OEE calculations and reporting of it.
Market related package, details will be shared on application.

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    EO Executives have been retained to find a leader for a leading manufacturing company, based in the Johannesburg area of South Africa.

    The Company
    A leading company with combined 62 years experience in Product Designing and Manufacturing of Cost Effective, Low Maintenance, Electro Mechanical Physical Security Equipment and Systems for Banks, Bulk Cash Services, Prisons, Hospitals, Embassies, Mines, Commerce etc, with an excellent 27 year track record.
    • End To End Physical Security.
    • Solution driven Designer, Manufacturer, Installer and maintainer of a full range Physical Security Equipment and Systems, RSA and Africa wide.
    • Committed to Protect Lives and Assets.
    • Ongoing invention and product improvement with our fully equipped Research and Development facilities, which includes the latest state of the art 3D Design Software.
    • Customized Electro Mechanical Equipment and System designer and manufacturer.
    • Fully equipped 7000m² workshops with Latest Technology Laser Cutting, Bending and Shaping, etc. equipment with a 100+ competent managers and employees to successfully complete large projects.
    • Continuous in-house and specialized outsourced training of workforce.
    • Own fleet of vehicles to transport and service our products.
    • Contingency in the event of strikes, power failures etc.
    • Adequate Electro Mechanical and Electronic components on hand at all times for current and contingency purposes.
    • Proudly South African, with 95% of equipment in-house manufactured and applicable components locally sourced.
    • Agrément certified
    • SABS certified
    • PSIRA certified
    • ISO 9000 compliant
    • OHS compliant
    • KABA accredited
    • S.G accredited
    Context of the Role
    Reports to:
     Board Chairman/CEO

    The company currently has a turnover of approximately R 250 million with innovations in the pipeline that can grow it to R 300 to R 400 million. Organogram available.

    Job Description:  CEO|CEO Designate
    Objective of the Role:
    The CEO is expected to be a hands-on operator that will manage all aspects of the company, provide stability for the organization, developing and executing a strategy that will drive profitable growth.
    Key Performance Indicators: 
    1. Strategy & Business Plan
    2. Organisation
    3. Commercial
    4. Financial Wellness & Administration
    5. Compliance
    6. Manage investor relationships
    Performance Standards

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    • Drive continuous improvements by providing technical expertise and leadership within the engineering, quality and production departments.
    • Competitive landscape and the company's positioning.
    • New and existing market development
    • Lead, coach and motivate individuals and teams, focusing direct reports on key performance areas to achieve business objectives.
    • Identifying and effectively managing risks and opportunities.
    • Development of management team, ensuring sustainability.
    • Management team succession plan in place.
    • Contribute directly to marketing the company's brand and products through key customer relationships, in order to secure additional profitable contracts.
    • Key customer penetration and satisfaction, ensuring profitable growth in line with business plan.
    • Manage relationships with key customers, the Board and relevant  industry bodies.
    Financial Wellness:
    • Accountable for achieving company financial results, including profit and cashflow.
    • EBITDA
    • Controlling Costs.
    • Monitoring return on new investments.
    • Timeous and accurate reporting to the Board monthly.
    • Pro-active actions to address performance gaps.
    • Ensure compliance with all corporate governance requirements, Health, Safety, Risk, Ethics, etc.
    • Maintenance of Quality and Safety certifications and target
    Key Competences
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    • A keen insight into R&D lead sales. Intuitively lead and guide the team through viable product development cycles that will sustain this company’s leading role in its industry.
    • Passion for client relationship management.
    • Understand / worked in relatively small / Batch manufacturing /Service, managing productivity and cost in such a manufacturing environment. Here we are looking for a leader that worked him/herself up through the ranks. Most likely have been exposed to production management systems.
    • Good grip on costing and financial issues. At least at a level of “Finance for Non Financial Managers.
    • Worked in union based business.
    • Worked in privately owned business during career would be a benefit, it may facilitate a seamless takeover/handover from the current owner
    • Personality consultative in nature.
    • Electro-Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent
    • MBA would be advantageous
    A structured, market related salary package consisting of a basic salary and incentive bonus, commensurate with experience and positions held to date.
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    Chief Information Officer

    We are looking for a Chief Information Officer to lead the IT team at our clients offices in Vereeniging.

    Key Responsibilities

    The successful candidate will be responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership in developing and implementing information technology initiatives aligned to the business strategy.

    Direct the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems in support of business operations in order to improve cost effectiveness, service quality and business development. Optimally automate business processes in an integrated manner and as near as real time as possible.

    Ensure the availability of applications. Manage the IT architecture, processes, IT risk, application support, business intelligence and the Information Services team. Main responsibilities:

    Develop an Information Technology strategy that is aligned to business requirements.

    • Provide business support

    • Ensure IT and Systems Governance

    • People Management Qualifications/Experience

    • Degree in related fields

    • Business English: Fluent

    • Relevant experience in applying job related concepts, techniques and processes at the required level

    • Experience in working with senior management

    • People management experience

    • Ability to manage projects

    • Business acumen

    • Build high performing teams

    Required Experience/Qualifications

    Business Degree
    Technical Degree
    SAP Hana experience advantageous.

    Salary Range

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    HR Business Partner 

    -  Overall role and responsibilities will be to manage key HR processes and supporting management with successful delivery of the HR function at all stages of the employee lifecycle. The role holder will be expected to work with the wider HR team to help drive forward the global people agenda through participating in global HR projects and programs.

    Key Responsibilities

    -  Recruitment

    -  Onboarding & Offboarding 
    -  Performance Management Coordination and management of all performance review processes

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    -  Employee/Labor Relations Management of all employee and labor relations matters and providing guidance and support to Exco

    -  Balance & Inclusion Responsible for implementing and monitoring company's Balance & Inclusion policies and suggesting additional relevant initiatives for the South African office. 

     Required Experience/Qualifications

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    Preference will be given to candidates with financial services, advisory and consulting experience.


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