Trainee Factory Manager -12321

Job No: 12321
Trainee Factory Manager
Hammanskraal (Pretoria Area)
Salary: Negotiable Depending on Qualification, knowledge, experience and skill set. + Benefits.
BBBEE Position
A committed, active and energetic individual with excellent maintenance skills. Analytical thinker with management experience is required. Will be trained into position as Deputy Factory Manager, must be eager, willing and able to grow within the organization. Will be mentored by the Senior Factory Manager and have exposure to the CEO. Will support the Senior Factory Manager in continuing the strong turnaround of this factory together with the operational management, and team development of the factory.

BBB/EE: Preference to Females will be given
  • Support Senior Factory manager in operational management and team development of the factory.
  • Excellent Maintenance skills required.
  • 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.
  • Able to work autonomously.
  • Excellent leadership skills, strong character.
  • Must be energetic, active and a go-getter.
  • 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.
  • A degree in Engineering (Preferably Mechanical or Electrical or Metallurgist)
  • Mon Thursday (Standard working hours)
  • Friday earlier close
  • Every other Saturday, and overtime/extra time as and when required by Management.