Factory Manager - 11791

Requirements
  • 5 years plus experience
  • Diploma / Industrial and/or Operations Management
  • Degree / Industrial and/or Operations Management
  • Logistics, Materials & Supply Chain Management will be advantageous.
Job Description
A committed individual with solid management experience is required, in continuing the strong turnaround of this factory together with the operational management, and team development of the factory.

Key Responsibilities
  • Operational management and team development of the factory.
  • Recruitment, training and development of personnel.
  • Asset preservation through development, implementation and management of effective systems.
  • Develop and Implement best practice in all areas of factory.
  • Being a credible leader that develops and guides operational teams and individuals in achieving targets.
  • Driving continuous improvements and waste elimination in order to reduce costs and improve quality.
  • Product development to ensure sustained fashionable and value for money product ranges.
  • Project management of capital projects.
  • Development of new products and technology.
  • Financial control of factory costs.
  • Safety and risk management in terms of legislation.
  • Sourcing of new local and international suppliers.
  • Identification and development of future leaders in the business.
  • Ensure the factory is focused on agreed key performance indicators. 
KEY STRENGTHS/ABILITIES:
  • Able to work autonomously.
  • Manage growth and change in a professional and entrepreneurial manner.
  • Adaptive and creative to meet targets.
  • Developing and leading teams and individuals toward common long-term objectives and short-term goals.
  • Hands on and results driven.
  • Focused on customer and business needs.
  • Assiduity: Tenacious on goal delivery.
  • High level of attention to detail. 
  • Analytical and detail-oriented problem solver.
  • Ability to notice opportunities.
  • Challenges established practices to test validity. 
  • Engineering and project management skills to drive and deliver continuous improvement. 
  • Strong work ethic. 
  • Strategic and big picture thinker. 
  • Emotional Intelligence and Robustness, Diplomatic.
QUALIFICATION:
  • Diploma/Degree:
  • Industrial Management
  • Operations Management & Supervision
  • Logistics, Materials & Supply Change Management
  • 5 yr plus experience