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Plant Manager, South African Operations of Global Industrial Manufacturing Group

POSITION: Plant Manager

NATURE OF BUSINESS: South African Operations of Global Industrial Manufacturing Group


REPORTS TO: General Manager, Operations

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY: Assume responsibility for all safety, security, environmental, quality, production, engineering, technical and logistics aspects of the site. Leading the team to deliver continuous improvement in processes and procedures and continue to move the operation into the world class manufacturing arena.


  • Should ideally be in their mid 30’s to mid 40’s with regard to the minimum years of experience required for the position

  • Tertiary qualification or equivalent in engineering or technical subject (eg. B.Sc Engineering/Electrical/Industrial/Chemical)

  • ISO 18000 or other Safety Qualification would be preferred

  • Senior management or leadership qualification

  • At least 5-10 years relevant experience in a similar management level would be preferable (manufacturing / automotive environment).

  • Experience with MRP and Integrated Business Planning Systems mandatory


    Note: Woodburn Mann will verify the qualifications of candidates prior to client interview. Should you be interviewed by Woodburn Mann you will be asked to sign a consent form to permit us to verify your qualifications. Scanned copies of your degrees and diplomas may be asked for and can be sent to us when sending us your educational and career details.