Production Managers Needed in South Africa

Serial No: 127975
Location: Gauteng, South Africa - View on map

Our client is a well-established and highly successful food manufacturing concern. The business is expanding and now needs to employ key managers within their production facility. The focus is on individuals with an in depth understanding of production/manufacturing/process coupled with superior leadership and people management skills.

Location: South Africa

Project Manager

Salary & Benefits

  • R 500,000 p/a
  • Benefits package available


The Role

  • Manage all Manufacturing related resources to achieve budgeted/forecast outputs
  • Managing and controlling all budgets, capital expenditure and continuous improvement projects
  • Ensure that all manufacturing operations comply with and operate within the quality frameworks as well as any other specific regulations
  • Implement systems and procedures in production as required by new processes, equipment and regulations and ensure that the current systems and procedures are followed and maintained.
  • Ensure that all facilities comply with and operate within the required OHSE regulations.
  • Create, develop and lead a culture of Manufacturing Excellence within the company.
  • Oversee and/or assist with introducing/transferring new processes and technologies into the various processing areas and ensure that all staff are appropriately trained to run these processes.
  • Lead/assist with/oversee all incident investigations and/or process non-conformances which occur within the manufacturing facilities.



  • Must possess strong Management and Leadership qualities.
  • Outputs driven with a strong focus on product quality and plant safety.
  • Analytical thinker and problem solver.
  • Technically competent with the ability to manage and develop staff within the department.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels within the organisation.
  • Good delegation skills coupled with strong performance management
  • Must be able to work independently and also as part of a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure and make good decisions in pressure situations.
  • Meticulous with a high level of attention to detail combined with the ability to deliver on tight time schedules.
  • Positive and energetic attitude with a hands-on approach to work.
  • Ability to hold all employees responsible to deliver on their required outputs.
  • Firm, friendly and fair – humility.
  • A good communicator with the ability to read and write reports in English.


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