Deputy Factory Manager - Krugersdorp, South Africa - Jean Fowlds Consultancy

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We have an opportunity for a Deputy Factory Manager.
Seeking a young, energetic, goal & career-orientated individual. This is a demanding role, but excellent career opportunities. An international company offering excellent benefits.

If you are looking for a variety of challenges and opportunities in your career, this will be the position for you.


  • Degree in Engineering (Mechanical / Chemical / Electrical / Metallurgist)
  • Millwright / Electrical Qualification will be advantageous. Must be technically savvy and have mechanical/electrical knowledge and skill set.
  • Min 5 years solid & traceable track record.


  • Support Senior Factory manager in operational management and team development of the factory.
  • Excellent maintenance skills are required.
  • Recruitment, training, and development of personnel.
  • Asset preservation through development, implementation, and management of effective systems.
  • Develop and implement best practices in all areas of the factory.
  • Being a credible leader that develops and guides operational teams and individuals in achieving targets.
  • Driving continuous improvements and waste elimination to reduce costs and improve quality.
  • Product development to ensure sustained fashionable and valueformoney product ranges.
  • Project management of capital projects.
  • Development of new products and technology.
  • Financial control of factory costs.
  • Safety and risk management in terms of legislation.
  • Sourcing of new local and international suppliers.
  • Identification and development of future leaders in the business.
  • Ensure the factory is focused on agreed key performance indicators.


  • Able to work autonomously
  • Must be energetic, active, and a gogetter
  • Manage growth and change in a professional and entrepreneurial manner
  • Adaptive and creative to meet targets
  • Developing and leading teams and individuals toward common longterm objectives and shortterm goals
  • Handson and resultsdriven
  • Focused on customer and business needs
  • Tenacious on goal delivery
  • An elevated level of attention to detail
  • Analytical and detailoriented problem solver
  • Ability to notice opportunities
  • Challenge established practices to evaluate the validity
  • Engineering and project management skills to drive and deliver continuous improvement
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strategic and big picture thinker
  • Emotional intelligence and robustness, diplomatic

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