Plant Manager

East London
Posted 3 weeks ago

Job: Plant Manager



  • Degree in Technology Management/Engineering Diploma/Production Management Diploma
  • 5 years in Production Management/Management position



  • Drive project objectives for each department.
  • Formulate individual direct reports objectives in line with operational objectives.
  • Monitor objective achievement by performing regular reviews.
  • Supporting & providing assistance to all departments and individuals as required.
  • Conduct advance quality planning exercises by analysing customer business requirements & Company business resources & processes to determine how best to set up
  • Company business processes to meet supplier specifications and customer demands
  • Based on annual operational objectives for each department & projects to be concluded, revise & approve department draft budgets initially as set by departmental managers.
  • Finalise the operations draft budget & present this to the Plant Manager for approval.
  • Monitor budget spending & initiate corrective action as required.
  • Calculate & analyse various indicators affecting operations & implement corrective actions to meet the delivery objectives.
  • Ensure resources (people & equipment) are available to meet customer requirements.
  • Analyse production processes by validating & analysing failures & implementing corrective action plans.
  • Oversee the co-ordination & efficiency of departments / sections.
  • Conduct regular housekeeping audits, analysing results & implementing corrective actions as required.
  • Evaluate requests for new machinery and advise to Plant Manager.
  • Develop & maintain quality procedures & guidelines.
  • Ensuring adherence to the quality standards & that procedures are maintained.
  • Enforce corrective measures in case of deviations.
  • Ensure the correct supply of people with the appropriate mix of skills through involvement in the recruitment and selection process.
  • Identify training needs for respective managers, supervisors & admin staff.
  • Carrying out regular performance appraisals.
  • Manage industrial relations.
  • Ensure the supply of material & human resources.
  • Train supervisors.
  • Measure output & generating reports.
  • Enforce corrective measures in case of deviations.
  • Control absenteeism & timekeeping.
  • Ensure cost effective human resource & machine utilization.
  • Planning, training, counselling & setting objectives for Departments.



  • East London


  • Only SA citizens will be considered for this position, based on client policy.



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