To co-ordinate and manage the operations and deployment of the company’s manufacturing assets and manage the operational support services including SHE, Quality, Technical, Magazine product distribution, Security and Engineering functions and ensuring the safe, efficient, and cost effective use of the assets
Manage the Operational Excellence Systems which includes the SHE function across 4 entities including 3 plants in 2 countries implementing the standards as set out in the SHE procedures and provide leadership in changing/ maintaining the culture in all the company’s activities.
Contribute to the company’s overall strategic thinking and decision making, manage and develop support services strategies to meet the company’s objectives and vision.
Develop and implement an effective maintenance management system through scheduling and development of resources in conformance with world class standards
Develop subordinates through coaching, motivation and gaining their commitment towards achievement of company objectives and vision.
Ensure that engineering support services add value to the organization and that they are of the highest quality.
The safe delivery of product quality and quantity to meet the requirements of the Sales & Operating Plan
Co-ordination of all manufacturing, support functions and systems
Contribute towards the Business to deliver profitable products meeting customer requirements and Continuous improvements in safety, productivity and quality
Ensure “License to Operate” is maintained through legal and Company Standard Compliance
Ensure the service contracts and interfaces between the division and the central support functions is effective and efficient
Formulate a divisional Fixed Cost spend strategy to be in line with the business strategy
Forecast annual capital and operational expenses in line with corporate policy.
Manage Working capital in accordance to financial viability.
A technical qualification (NHD or Degree) preferably in Mechanical Engineering combined with a minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience, preferably in explosives manufacturing and mobile equipment is essential.
Must have 1 year experience as a Legal Appointment
Registration as a Professional Engineer with Engineering Council of South Africa is a critical requirement
A degree in business administration would be an added advantage.
Intimate knowledge of the applicable acts pertaining to the required job output is essential
2 to 3 returns flights home per annum (subject to start date)
Company accommodation (furnished)
Visa and work permit support
Short-term incentive linked to Group policy
Internet and mobile phone