A Leading client based in Durban,KZN requires a Production Manager to ensure the smooth running of the Operations and its equipment, ensuring minimal downtime of equipment and machinery.


  • Minimum of Matric / Gr 12 / NQF # 4 qualification or equivalent
  • Diploma in Production / Hospitality management on NQF # 5 or equivalent is preferable


  • Minimum of 3 years production management experience in a customer service related industry is preferable


  • Comprehensive understanding of the laundry / production process
  • Comprehensive understanding of the supply and demand chain
  • Comprehensive understanding of the production process and maintenance processes required in a production environment
  • Understanding of finance, financial systems and the managing of costs and expenditure related to the business to ensure cost effective processes and practises
  • Understanding of all related legislation and ability to ensure compliance to relevant legislation
  • Understanding of labour relations, grievance procedures and disciplinary procedures and the ability to expedite relevant actions / measures
  • Proficient computer literacy on MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and company related software system
  • Excellent customer and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to identify, develop, implement and ensure compliance to standard operating procedures relating to the production and quality related processes
  • Ability to communicate, both verbally and written, clearly and accurately in English
  • Ability to ensure that all quality control practices are implemented and adhered to
  • Ability to manage the production processes and staff in the plant
  • Ability to analyze, optimize and improve overall performance of the equipment, staff and the production processes
  • Ability to manage the performance of the staff and discipline staff when required
  • Ability to mentor and coach supervisors, team leaders and production workers
  • Ability to draw up production planning schedules, monitoring and tracking of compliance against the schedules and the ability to pro-actively take corrective actions on deviations from the production schedules
  • Must have own transport
  • Must be able to work shifts, weekends and Public Holidays when required


  • Quality Management Systems
  • Production Planning
  • Production Performance
  • Staff
  • Quality Control & Legislative Complaince
  • Logistics
  • Financial Resources and equipment
  • Administration

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