Production Foreman Infrastructure Building Material Manufacturing - Nelspruit

Production Foreman (Infrastructure/Building Material Manufacturing)


R230K – R300K per annum CTC

A leading engineering and manufacturing company in South Africa/Africa dealing with infrastructural products and belonging to a reputable market leader requires an analytical Production Foreman based in Mpumalanga. The ideal candidate for the position would come from a production management background in a manufacturing environment

Africa’s leading engineering and manufacturing company dealing with infrastructural products requires.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Matric

  • Relevant Production related qualification

  • Five years experience production management experience in a manufacturing plant of medium to large size.

  • Experience in manufacture of cement / concrete based products would be an advantage.

  • Computer literate (Microsoft packages, (Excel, Word))

  • Production and mechanically orientated

  • Receptive to rotate within regions for development purposes

Your busy and challenging day will include but not limited to:

  • Effective and complete running of Production, Technical, Industrial Relations, Safety, Quality and Training of employees in the Business Unit

  • Weekly production planning with Business Manager and Sales staff

  • Daily monitoring of actual production against the planned targets

  • Calculate standard usage of materials

  • Order raw material stocks timeously

  • Knowledge of standard capacities of each machine section

  • Manage efficient response in respect of plant repair or breakdowns and take corrective action

  • Follow up problems identified by the operators in their sections

  • Manage availability and maintenance of moulds to ensure consistent product compliance

  • Draw plan and report back monthly on mould and preventative maintenance

  • Oversee production methods or techniques to ensure consistent quality products, i.e. casting techniques, curing, handling, etc.

  • Ensure customer satisfaction by providing consistent product quality and meeting delivery targets

  • Ensure compliance with ISO 9001 and SABS requirements

  • Study Quality Control Report daily and take action if needed

  • Facilitate and monitor Invocom meetings and record minutes and ensure good communication with workers at all times

  • Provide feedback on performance, results and action required

  • Train production staff in efficient based production / manufacturing techniques and processes to ensure high and consistent levels of safety, quality and productivity

  • Agree and review KPA’s with subordinates

  • Undertake regular safety inspections

  • Ensure workers comply with Safety Act, rules and regulations.

  • Analytical abilities

  • Good Administrative skills

  • Communication skills

  • Team player

If you have good communication skills  and you would like to apply for this exciting opportunity then please apply on line!

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