Contract and Production Manager – Sand Quarry, Bronkhorstspruit
About the role:
Our client is looking for anexperienced Contract and Production Managerfor aSand Quarrylocated in Bronkhorstspruit.
The role of the Contract and Production Manager is to provide thenecessary leadership for operations managementassociated withsand production including processing of raw materials, stockpiling, and supply of quality products.
The role further includes themanagement of all contractors on site in terms of contractual and operational compliance, safety and quality.
Lead asafety driven culturethat actively reinforces safe behaviours and accountability for team safety
Manage theperformance of site personnelthrough effective communication, delegation, objective performance evaluation and constructive accountability
Identify operational performance opportunities and develop strategies for execution of initiatives to improve efficiency and productivity. This includes effective use of KPI’s performance reviews, action plans, reports and best practices
Coordinating the scheduling of allprocessing, supply, and preventative maintenance activitiesat the plant to assure supplies are made on time and meet quality requirements
Responsible for successful financial results through effectivecost management, operational forecasting/ budgeting, and production attainment
Responsible for executing and developing plant maintenance strategies to achieve operational excellence while maintaining operational cost controls
Responsible for product quality control to ensure products supplied comply with customer specifications
Coordinate site activities as required with Contractors and functional heads of office departments which includeSafety, Human Resources, Environment, Sales, Finance, Maintenance, etc.
Maintain a high customer focus (internal and external) which includes enough inventory levels at site to service market needs and ensures processes are in place to provide quality products
Ensureenvironmental stewardshipincluding compliance, rehabilitation and meeting permit obligations
Ensuring all operational activities on the site is following environmental andMHSA rules and regulations
An appropriatetertiary qualification is preferred.
5 - 7 Years ofsand productionexperience, preferably within the silica sand industry.
8 Years’ management in a similar working environment (Aggregate Industry/ Industrial Minerals) required
Knowledgeable ofMHSA and regulations
Proficient computer skills to include Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point.
Solid working knowledge ofelectrical systems, hydraulic systems, water systems, pumps, motors, conveyors and air systems
Must be a decision-maker that constantly incorporates common business sense into the decision-making process.
Material handling knowledge is essential
Ability to read, write and speak English and Afrikaans