Role details

Plant Manager - Global Leader in FMCG

Durban   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Global leader in consumer goods
  • Multiple established brands within Group

About Our Client

Our Client is a global giant within the FMCG environment with numerous synonymous brands falling under the Groups umbrella. This multinational offers multiple production/manufacturing facilities globally and within South Africa. As the look to solidify their presence on the African continent, our Client is looking for a strong leader for their plant.

Job Description

The Plant Manager will be responsible for:

  • Managing all conversion operations from through-put to dispatch, in order to deliver production against the Company production plan;
  • Define the capacity parameters and identify constraints;
  • Support and develop innovation plans within the factory.
  • Departmental budgeting and accurate forecasting;
  • Achieve OP targets for Volume, OEE, OR;
  • Ensure Quality of product is to world class standards and Group standards;
  • Ensure QA systems are development and maintained throughout the plant;

As well as:

  • Develop and maintain H&S standards and lead training and developments aimed at ISO 9000/ ISO 14000 / ISO 14000;
  • Prepare and monitor the factory operating plan, budget and manufacturing against targets;
  • Ensure machinery are adequately inspected, managed, maintained and upgraded as required;
  • Co-ordinate accessibility to resources;
  • Staff management and development against performance and training.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will be a South African citizen with strong academic qualifications and come from a FMCG managerial position. He/She will also have strong improvement and process development experience within fast moving consumer goods. SAP experience will be highly beneficial as well as fully computer literacy. The incumbent will have the ability to engage with diverse demographics and will work under pressure while simultaneously managing a team.

What's on Offer

Competitive market related package on offer plus benefits - depending on work experience as well as offering the opportunity to join a global giant with international opportunities and growth prospects.

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