Production Manager

Production Manager

Engineering & Technical
KZN

Production Manager
 
An engineering client in Pinetown is looking for an experienced metal press shop manager.
Must have Metal pressing experience with costing and the understanding of eccentric presses.
 
Environment:
  • Staff contingent of 25 people
  • 14 presses including 5 to 250 ton / guillotine and press brake / spot welding / co2 welding
Manufacturing 800 products
 
Responsibilities
 
    • Overseeing production and managing staff
    • General Housekeeping, management of the entire plant
    • Monitoring Time and motion on presses and all production machines
    • Streamlining of production and assisting and completing the process sheet system currently in place to eliminate rejects and bottle necks
    • To assist in creating staff job descriptions and training modules    
    • Manage the Dispatch Manager and oversee all aspects of the stores and stock
    • Manage and oversee all maintenance of the machines and plant in creating maintenance schedules and times  
    • Plan production and set time sheets
    • Plan and oversee night shifts and plan in night shifts
    • NOTE / The sculpting /moulding of this production floor into a lean cost-efficient factory will be the goal of all involved
    • Manage stock takes and set up stock sheets on all assets at intervals set out by accounting principles systems in accordance with times set out by myself
    • Create and maintain costing systems that can be applied for the simple costing
    • Be able to manage and run in absence of Managing Director
    • Liaise with customers and understand and engineer client needs
    • Assist in the marketing planning in management meetings
    • Year-end shut down procedures and start up will need to be planed and applied with as little or no interruption to production losses
 
Hours of work
    • The factory works hours 7 -430 Monday to Thursday and 7 – 1 Friday
    • Management do not get paid overtime but a bonus system will be paid depending on your performance and turnover
    • Being committed and systems management implementation.
    • Open factory no later than 6. 30 Monday to Friday to coordinate and plan with dispatch closing times from day to day being that there might be overtime or night shift
    • Open and shut down procedure as is required