Menu Close

General Manager KZN

General Manager KZN

Non Equity
Durban North – Kwa-Zulu Natal

Reporting to the Operations Director you will be required to contribute to the organisational strategy through the formulation of the business strategy to ensure sustainability and profitability. Contribute to the profitability of the organisation through the delivery of business targets in line with forecasted volumes, product quality, customer requirements and forecasted profit margins while maintaining plant reliability and sustainability.  
 
Essential Qualifications, Experience and Skills
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree / NQF level 7
  • 10 years of experience in a management role in FMCG Manufacturing
  • A good track record in production management.
  • Strong capability to compile and manage budgets, control cash flow and apply general good financial management governance
  • Ability to find and access information, organise it and interpret it for meaning
  • Setting high-quality standards and striving for continuous improvement to secure quality
  • Understanding the different contributions from other departments and working with colleagues from across the organization to achieve better results
  • A good understanding of Food Safety culture and how to maintain these standards
  • A good understanding of the various engineering equipment and methods used in the manufacturing process
 
Key Result Areas:
  • Allocate resources and assess utilisation to ensure optimal usage
  • Manage expenses and ensure budgetary compliance and continuously strive to save costs.
  • Monitor equipment efficiency and ensure optimal utilisation of plant.
  • Actively manage production variances and asset care processes.
  • Formulate and implement detailed plans and objectives for product development, production, maintenance, plant improvements, asset reliability, quality assurance, supply chain management, environmental health and safety and people management.
  • Adhere to and maintain all relevant safety targets and measurements within the area of responsibility, ensuring they secure and maintain all relevant permits and licenses to operate.
  • Provide leadership to the team, defining objectives to be achieved by the plant as well as each department.
  • Coordinate raw materials and service supply, production, maintenance, quality assurance and despatch in a way that ensures that key performance indicators for production and packaging quality, manufacturing yield, asset utilisation and on-time delivery to correct customers are achieved.