Reports to (Job Title) Managing Director
Location Divfood Vanderbijlpark - Johannesburg, South Africa (Primary)
Key responsibilities will include:
Identify and recommend projects to improve and enhance plant efficiencies.
Drive project management frameworks and principles in the commissioning of equipment.
Manage the review of equipment capacity utilisation and steer the direction within which the division acquires capital investments.
Drive focused design work and product standards to ensure the business responds quickly to market needs.
Lead the equipment procurement process with manufacturers (OEMs) and assist with Capex process.
Integrates systems, tools (parts and components) and equipment to reduce complexity in manufacturing process.
Manage the development and review of new product standards and specifications.
Ensure product/spare parts/equipment design meets internal standards and fit-for-use.
Prepares capital expenditures, monitors and reviews activities and costs,
Drive and stabilize an Asset Care program within and in cooperation with the business
Provide NP Group with Pollution Prevention Plans and the required environmental data
Identify and advise NP Group of energy-saving initiates and assist with implementation
Coach teams to build and maintain high performance standards.
Implement talent management and mentorship plans supported by team development initiatives.
The requirements are:
Experience in managing technical projects in a manufacturing environment.
Knowledge and experience of manufacturing solutions and systems.
Implementation of continuous improvement methodologies.
Experience in Asset Care systems implementation
Broad understanding of SHERQ systems, policies, and labour legislation.
Bachelor’s Degree (Engineering), preferably B.Eng (Mechanical) or B.Eng (Electrical)
Ten (10+) years progressive experience in a leadership\management role in manufacturing.
A Government Certificate of Competency (Factories) will be a favorable additional qualification
Date needed by 1/11/2020
Additional Information Technical Manager