Key Performance Areas:

  • Analyses resources (people and machines) available and allocates resources/capacity to meet the plan requirements
  • Monitors progress daily by way of visual tracking progress
  • Establishes and reviews acceptable quality standard of work on a continuous basis
  • Initiates or recommends changes to ensure constant improvements e.g. change priorities for the day, change sequence of equipment use
  • Analyses yield variances and implements corrective action to minimize losses
  • Monitors and controls all stock continuously by visual inspection
  • Ensures set lead times are met by allocating resources as appropriate
  • Manages waste by ensuring that all waste is identified, segregated, minimized and recorded
  • Manages stock rotation by ensuring the application of the FEFO principles
  • Plans and verifies all stock take activities (cyclic and annual)
  • Ensures all stock is stored appropriately to optimal storage requirements
  • Compiles and submits monthly reports per agreed deadline e.g. Quality, Cost, Supply, Delivery, Morale
  • Documents trends of statistics for management review meetings
  • Reviews, Initiates and changes MMI’s in collaboration with R&D
  • Conducts a broad risk assessment and identifies possible risks by on-going analysis of conditions, process and procedures e.g. regulatory compliance, industrial action, load shedding
  • Manages staff performance by continual evaluation and feedback of output
  • Determines by analysis of production demand the optimal headcount and motivates for adequate resources
  • Identifies internal training needs and plans SOP training per skills matrix and evaluates competency
  • Identifies external training needs & recommends training solutions.
  • Promotes and maintains a stable employee / management relationship by managing and motivating staff in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Conducts performance appraisals and reviews bi-annually
  • Recruits when necessary with support from HR within authorised headcount
  • Arranges SOP training for subordinates as required indicating competency levels as per Skills matrix
  • Communicates Departmental objectives and company vision to stakeholders
  • Reports irregularities and other non-conformities relating to cGMP which forms part of the continual quality improvement process
  • Housekeeping – maintains a neat and tidy workspace

Qualification and Experience:

  • Matric
  • Tertiary qualification advantageous, i.e Operations Management or Coschem Diploma
  • Minimum five-years’ experience as a Manufacturing/Production Manager or 5-10 years’ experience as a Manufacturing/Production Supervisor
  • Knowledge of systems and processes in a cGMP manufacturing environment
  • Proficient in root cause analysis finding with attention to detail and with a sense of urgency while working in a safe and tidy manner
  • Knowledge of OSH Act/Labour Laws /ISO Quality Systems

About The Employer:

We are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Manager for a company based in the Parow Industria area. The ideal candidate must a have matric and a tertiary qualification in Operations would be advantageous and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Manufacturing/Production Manager or Supervisory role.

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