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Job Ref:
BEE Position:
Midrand, South Africa, Africa
Job type:
Full time

Production Manager (OEM)

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About this job

Responsible for managing, developing and leading the daily activities of production teams.

Key Result Areas:

  • Responsible for the daily activities of production teams including managing team members, housekeeping, and meeting production targets.
  • Work cross functionally to improve safety, productivity, quality and efficiency of operations.
  • Identifies training needs; develops and implements training plans.
  • Coordinates plant activities to ensure corporate, group, and plant objectives are met.
  • Develops and controls profits, plans, and budgets.
  • Deploys corporate Lean Manufacturing and other productivity initiatives.
  • Implements cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, staffing, wages, and salaries.
  • Oversees capital asset maintenance, including maintaining existing plant facilities and equipment, and replacing or making adjustments to plant facilities and equipment when necessary.
  • Oversees preventive and/or predictive maintenance programs.
  • Incorporates safety, shop floor organization, and plant cleanliness among plant personnel.
  • Ensures compliance with country regulations.
  • Strong customer orientation
  • Attend and contribute positively to the weekly staff meetings and monthly operations reviews


Skills Required

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree or National Higher Diploma in a relevant field
  • Experience in plant management within a unionized facility
  • 1-2 years management experience
  • A minimum of 3 years automotive experience
  • Lean production principles
  • Continuous improvement culture and principles
  • MS Office and ERP computer skills
  • Strong cross functional coordinating skills

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