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Industrial Director, South African Operation of Global Industrial Manufacturing Group

EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS: Current

POSITION: Industrial Director

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

JOB LOCATION: Johannesburg, South Africa

REPORTS TO:     Group Industrial Director

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY:

Be responsible for the development of the group industrial strategy, deploying this to the regional level and rolling it out within the Africa region. In addition, maintain responsibility for budgeting, execution, performance, control and people development and prioritise safety, quality and overall performance. Creating a Lean culture, with implementation of Lean concepts and principles. 

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • Must have experience in implementation of a Lean Management System (or similar methodology)
  • Strong background in manufacturing / production management with at least five years at Management level with responsibility for multiple plants
  • Experience gained in the building materials / construction products sector would be advantageous
  • Proven track record of leading improvements in productivity and efficiency in manufacturing operations producing a diversified product range
  • Multiple languages (e.g. English, Afrikaans and  any African language) would be advantageous, able to operate in an International environment
  • Dynamic and capable, hands-on inspiring leader with well-developed interpersonal skills. Strong people management leadership skills and ability to direct and motivate others. Passionate about developing and coaching subordinates

KEY JOB PERFORMANCE AREAS:

  • Introduce and facilitate a Lean Manufacturing System (or similar methodology)
  • Optimise processes via comprehensive enablement of Lean Manufacturing methods
  • Take full responsibility for and manage all Production Performance Improvement
  • Ensure that produced volume by plant is aligned with the production plan – both meeting demand and maintaining safety stock levels across the annual cycle
  • Drive efficiency improvements for each plant (increased volume output in shorter period of time with less or no overtime). Minimise stoppages of the line due to breakdowns
  • Drive productivity improvements

Send your details in confidence to: emily.peters@amropwoodburnmann.co.za

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