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Job title: Senior Production Manager
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 5 to 8 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 20 January 2021
Job reference no: 3143226496

Job Description

Purpose of the Job:

  • Planning, organizing, directing and controlling the efforts of subordinate personnel to achieve the objectives of time and cost effective product introductions, efficient manufacturing processes and continuous improvement activities within a manufacturing Environment.


  • Ensure the drive for positive employee relations is maintained.
  • Ensure that the company Vision and Mission is upheld at all levels.
  • Responsible for the adherence to BOS (QMS) and other production related procedures.
  • Meet profit plan objectives.
  • Support the Company Skills Programme and Equity Plan.
  • Ensures that relevant reports are produced timeously.
  • Assures adequate staffing and training to execute operational plans.
  • Responsible for the planning and control of production, scheduling work through the plant and the on-time supply of product internally and to the customer while achieving the maximum utilization of the equipment and labour.
  • Manages Production methods and systems to evaluate and improve, operating efficiencies and ensure potential cost savings are achieved.
  • Consult daily with other departmental heads in order to ensure smooth work sequences in all shifts with high focus on scrap and OEE
  • Recommend new procedures and processes to improve quality and quantity while maintain or reducing production costs
  • Plan development measures for individual employees in order to improve their performance and reach their personal goals and monitor and manage their performance against these goals.
  • Ensure Health and Safety regulations are adhered to.
  • Set priorities for servicing and maintenance of equipment to ensure employees and machines operate effectively and efficiently.
  • Perform ad hoc duties as and when required.


Required Education:

  • Relevant degree/diploma with qualification in Production or Engineering
  • At least 8 years of production management experience
  • Advance computer literacy