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Plant Manager/Operations Manager

Remuneration:- R960000 Basic salary 
Company:Sandi Crowther Recruitment

Excellent career opportunity exists for Plant Manager with 4 year degree / diploma in Mechanical Engineering and 5 - 10 years experience in a senior maintenance management role with production management experience in a continuous operations and a heavy industrial environment.

Be responsible for providing strategic input into the Production, Engineering and Health and Safety functions and ensuring the achievement of the related objectives.

1.  Operations
  • Ensure that production quality standards and objectives are met.
  • Oversee the performance of the Production Managers.
  • Chair daily production/ engineering meetings and report back to the MD.
  • Monitor production efficiencies and investigate shortcomings.
  • Monitor Labour usages as per budgeted requirements.
  • Identify and implement Production improvement programs.
  • Set annual Production budgets and ensure the achievement thereof.
  • Ensure that plant housekeeping standards are maintained.
  • Reponsible for maintaining budgeted efficiencies and objectives.
2.  Engineering
  • Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair to equipment.
  • Oversee the Engineering team performance.
  • Execution of Maintenance shuts.
  • Optimise utilities consumption (gas, water and electricity).
  • Identify, plan and execute DFM’s Capital Expenditure program.
  • Identify potential, external business (services), interruption risks and provide contingency plans.
  • Responsible for DFM’s OHS Act compliance.
  • Set annual Engineering budgets and ensure the achievement thereof.
  • Ensure budgeted uptime and budgeted maintenance costs are achieved.
  • Identify and provide strategic direction on plant performance improvement and cost saving initiatives.
Knowledge of legislation and systems: 
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act and associated regulations
  • Computerised Maintenance Management Systems
  • Asset Management principles
  • Engineering Standards
Please Note:  This position is suited to someone who enjoys a hands on approach

Posted on 14 Mar 07:20

Sandi Crowther Recruitment

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