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Deputy Factory Manager

Job Description

South African Citizens Only Need Apply


Key Responsibilities

  • Support Senior Factory manager in operational management and team development of the factory.
  • Recruitment, training and development of personnel
  • Asset preservation through development, implementation and management of effective systems.
  • Develop and Implement best practice in all areas of factory
  • Being a credible leader that develops and guides operational teams and individuals in achieving targets
  • Driving continuous improvements and waste elimination in order to reduce costs and improve quality
  • Product development to ensure sustained fashionable and value for money product ranges.
  • Project management of capital projects
  • Development of new products and technology
  • Financial control of factory costs
  • Safety and risk management in terms of legislation
  • Sourcing of new local and international suppliers
  • Identification and development of future leaders in the business
  • Ensure the factory is focused on agreed key performance indicators

Key Strength/Abilities

  • Able to work autonomously
  • Manage growth and change in a professional and entrepreneurial manner
  • Adaptive and creative to meet targets
  • Developing and leading teams and individuals toward common long term objectives and short term goals
  • Hands on and results driven
  • Focused on customer and business needs
  • Assiduity : Tenacious on goal delivery
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Analytical and detail oriented problem solver
  • Ability to notice opportunities
  • Challenges established practices to test validity
  • Engineering and project management skills to drive and deliver continuous improvement.
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strategic and big picture thinker
  • Emotional Intelligence and Robustness, Diplomatic

Ideal Qualifications

  • A diploma/degree in engineering (preferably mechanical or electrical)
  • A Millwright Qualification / Electrical Qualification