Operations Manager (CR320)

Application deadline date has been passed for this Job.
Full Time
  • Post Date: 31 Oct 2019
Job Description

Our client, a listed manufacturing company, has a vacancy for an Operations Manager based in Paarl. The specific duties of an operations manager include formulating strategy, improving performance, procuring material and resources and securing compliance.


• To ensure that shift efficiency targets are achieved on a consistent basis (OEE, % to Plan)

• To ensure that all production conforms to product specifications

• BRC requirements and QC

• To control all expenditure in accordance with the approved annual budget

• To ensure that all interdepartmental documentation is completed accurately and timeously

• To ensure the factory is kept clean and complies to all Health and Safety Regulations and Procedures

• To ensure that all employees are utilised in an effective manner, i.e. absenteeism

• To monitor the conduct of employees and to take appropriate action when required

• Distribution and warehousing

• Manage equipment reliability

• Raw material QC and stock control

• General site, security and housekeeping

• Ability to operate in a unionized environment


• Tertiary qualification in Engineering or Production Management 

• At least 8 years’ experience of Production Management within the manufacturing industry

• Plastics/Packaging experience advantageous 

• Knowledge and experience in the Extrusion and Thermoforming

• Financial literacy and detailed Income Statement analysis skills 

• Good People Management skills

• Computer Literacy / Proficiency

• Must be able to prioritise and meet deadlines

• Must be able to maintain interpersonal relationships (Colleagues, Subordinates and Customers)

• Must be able to communicate effectively

• Must be able to function in a fast paced environment


Senior Management Package and benefits 

Please use the following reference number in the subject line of your email:  CR320 when applying for this position. Please submit your CV in Word Format, your salary expectation and notice period to info@cardosorecruitment.co.za. Kindly consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive feedback within 1 week.