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Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Review production schedules, engineering specifications, process flows, activities and other information to understand methods and activities in manufacturing and services
Coordinate problem solving activities on plant floor with multi-department resources.
Figure out how to manufacture parts or products, or deliver services, with maximum efficiency
Establish operational methods and work standards using various work measurement techniques.
Optimize use of floor space, materials, personnel, and equipment.
Support manufacturing production teams to improve efficiency and resolve issues.
Analyse existing operations and propose cost justified improvements.
Optimize employee production and material efficiency through continuous improvement.
Maintain high quality standards through on-the-floor interaction with employees to ensure quality and accuracy in each step of the production process.
Play a key role in implementation of new processes, equipment, and products.
Evaluate and design ergonomic workstations and material handling systems.
Initiate, plan, execute, and control strategic projects to accomplish operations’ strategic goals.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum: Appropriate tertiary qualification / degree required, with a focus in industrial engineering or manufacturing.
At least 5 years and more experience in a manufacturing/operations environment including management of staff members.

Strong manufacturing experience especially in continuous improvement, elimination of waste, value stream mapping and visual management.

Able to initiate, plan, direct, and execute process improvement projects.
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work with minimum direction and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to develop positive working relationships with both internal and external customers.Strong analytical skills combined with the ability to read and understand blueprints and drawings.
Must possess good organizational and communication skills.
Must have a team oriented mind-set
Strong computer skills in order to analyse, organize and present data and information using Microsoft Office Suite.
Working CAD knowledge (Solid Works).
A self-starter who takes a proactive approach and has good decision making skills.
A self-motivated individual who excels in a challenging environment.


COMPETENCIES:
Exceptional leadership, planning, organising, communication and control skills
Able to motivate staff to meet desired outcomes
Troubleshooting abilities
Decision making, problem solving and deadline driven
Live up to the Company’s 5 values : Integrity & Respect / Honesty / Teamwork / Dependability / Accountability

 
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