Job Title
Operations Executive (Manufacturing)
Employment Type
Full Time
10 to 12 years
Job Published
08 March 2022
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Job Description

Operations Executive (Manufacturing)

Highly attractive package

Cape Town

Our client is a world class global manufacturer and this role reports directly to the GM and Germany. They are looking for a strong leader with hands on experience from a complex, specialised manufacturing environment.

Key areas of responsibility

  • Executive management role; Functional Strategy; Management of teams; Executive Management Budget Control and Finance management;
  • Project Management; Operations departments;
  • Make sure operational planning is in line with KPI targets.
  • Develop and implement an annual plan based on the KPI’s for the division by means of Tactical Implementation plan.
  • Analyse training needs and ensure development opportunities.
  • Facilitation of workshops to improve KPI’s (efficiencies, floor space, quality and cost reduction) Co-ordinating, planning reporting of assembly and finishing production.
  • Working with the senior management team to develop and maintain a strategic perspective based on external environment and the customer needs and satisfaction.

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering with a minimum 10 years of experience working in manufacturing/heavy engineering.
  • Must be able to demonstrate technical competencies in relation to Legislation, Policies, Procedures and Standards; Enforcement; Business Perspective;
  • Demonstrate Project Management Skills; be safety concerned; Understanding of polymer thermal and mechanical analytical techniques. 
  • Sound knowledge of SAP adv.