Plant Manager

Plant Manager


Plant Manager

Details of the offer

Key Performance Indicators:
Product quality
Inventory Control, including inventory write-offs
Factory admin costs
Direct manufacturing costs
Raw material costs
On-time delivery of shipments out of the site

Health and Safety:
Maintain Total Recordable Incident Rate as per set standards
Safely leadership, drive a safe positive culture within employees and ensure that EHS systems maintained, developed and implemented
Plant walks to engage operators and seek opportunity for improvements
EHS process/procedure awareness training

Comply with all legal requirements of the Occupational, Health & Safety Act

Staff Management / Industrial relations:
Establishment and maintenance of effective two-way communication channels between management and staff
Staff management – Discipline, grievances, training needs etc.
Keeping abreast of matters on trade union activity
Performance Appraisals on a yearly basis
The succession plan for key roles
Monitor temporary labour on a monthly basis

Reduce COPQ
Active implementation of the Corp. COPQ Program
Ensure the site is ISO 900x ready or ISO 900x certified
Ensure the site is legally compliant to operate safely and produce the product
Quality system leadership, drive the ISO quality system at the site and that it is developed, maintained, implemented.
Annually develop Quality & EHS target’s and objectives
Biannually chair ISO 9001 Business review meeting, prepare information and presentations
Quarterly EHS site reviews with representatives and stakeholders

Financials, Inventory, Cash & Capital, Productivity:
Annually submit operations planning a budget for review
Monthly Sales shipments and operation production planning & demand forecasts
Monthly reporting and forecasting of operations volumes, inventory value and costs
Weekly review of shipments and operation planning,
Weekly review that SAP production orders and material requirements are maintained
Weekly pulse operations reports for the month today, last estimate operations volumes, inventory value and costs
Update site productivity in the company productivity tracker
Update HR factory admin and DMC overtime & leave tracker
Weekly safety reviews talks
Weekly review of raw material forecast demand and requesting admin to place orders
Monthly Review on the quality batch pass rate
Supervisor control of the company Quality Control system, update system based on business MoC
Review R&D QC checks on new formulations for commercial trials and business reviews
Add material information form to business MoC system, ensure cost estimate and bill of materials is correct for SAP entry
Process owner of capital expenditure requests
Annual personal development review of supervisor
Initiate material write-offs in the EAS system
Manage two stock cycle counts a year
Monthly Review and update D.M.C product file
Approve costs in SAP & Web cycle based on D.O.A
Perform tasks & reports requested by operations leaders and direct manager
P&L tracking, financial adjustments (accruals, journals)
Review, update and develop Standard Operating Procedures for all tasks in the plant as required

Raw Material Planning:
Update ROP worksheets, calculate consumption requirements
Update MRP worksheets, capture actual consumption, determine ROP per material
Review update SAP with LE & FC
Place & communicate orders with suppliers
Review direct procurement (materials)

DMC Control:
Update DMC template
Add/Change BOMs
Update actual landed cost of raw materials
Create monthly DMC report for Commercial

EAS Approval system
Inventory FC
Review Inventory count control

Requirements & Skills:
Degree or National Diploma in Engineering or Chemistry
Diploma in Business or Operations Management
Previous Plant Manager experience within a manufacturing concern
Practical bias
Good communication skills to all levels
Human Resource management and organizational skills
Safety Training
Computer literate
SAP knowledge
ERP system knowledge
Project Management experience

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Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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