Plant Manager Verfied

Salary Negotiable Not Specified more than 14 days ago 05-02-2024 6:13:49 AM
26-02-2024 6:13:49 AM

Plant Manager


KwaZulu Natal




The role of a Plant Manager with 5 – 10 years experience in a chemical manufacturing plant in a similar role. Extensive experience in PSM, LSS and project management.


Ensure safety, health and environmental requirements are the number one priority of the plant and that the plant and procedures adhere to PSM policies.
Management of the Production department ensuring that it is running at optimal efficiency regarding resources and manpower, to safely meet the sales requirements of the Company
Management of production staff by implementing and tracking performance against KPI’s and driving a succession planning program to ensure that staff are continuously developed and the plant is adequately covered at all levels.
Lead the production team about the implementation and tracking of continuous improvement objectives and LSS.
Manage the Maintenance, Production and Planning departments ensuring operational efficiencies are prioritised, KPI’s are implemented and tracked.
Develop and maintain appropriate work relationships with your colleagues in SHE, Logistics, Technical, Finance, Sales, HR to ensure that the production objectives and company objectives are successfully implemented and achieved.
Ensure training needs are addressed.
Provide leadership, mentorship, and motivational support to teams.
Set, manage, and control departmental budgets within agreed parameters.
Ensure activities meet and integrate all organisational requirements for quality management, health and safety, legal stipulations, environmental policies, and general duty of care.
Compiles implements, and manages a project plan for improvement capex and projects. Required to work on standby.


Ensure compliance with ISO 9001, ISO14001 and company safety standards.
Appointed as the Incident Commander for the site.
Implements and maintains LSS, PSM Policy and the 5’s principles.
Degree or equivalent qualification in chemistry or engineering
Professional Registered Engineer – ECSA
Advanced computer literacy,
MS Office, ERP Sage System an advantage.
Strong Technical Skills and previous experience in maintenance
Basic numeracy and literacy skills
Strong English communication and interpersonal skills
Intermediate computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office
Strong system knowledge

Recruiter: DAV