Production Manager - Johannesburg, South Africa - Prostaff Holdings

Thabo Mthembu

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Minimum requirements for the role:


  • A tertiary qualification in production, technical or chemical related discipline is required for this role.
  • Must have experience in managing a team of staff.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbal and written.
  • Previous experience having worked as a Production Manager within the printing liquid inks and packaging industry is essential for the role.
  • Must be familiar with all raw materials used in the manufacturing of liquid inks
  • Must be able to implement processes and procedures.
  • Must have extensive understanding of On-TimeIn-Full (OTIF) manufacturing.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literacy with good working knowledge of Microsoft packages.
  • Supply chain experience would be an added advantage.
  • Must be conversant with sales and operational planning processes.
  • Previous experience handling a unionised work force is an added advantage
  • Managing and overseeing the smooth operation of all the liquid inks production. These functions include but are not limited to weighing, mixing, blending, decanting, packaging product, and preparing goods for dispatch.
  • Managing, overseeing, directing and driving staff and production efficiencies quality and quantity specifications ensuring that production KPIs are met.
  • Managing and overseeing production scheduling and planning, to run a safe and efficient production area.
  • Assisting in developing and implementing standard operating production procedures and practices (SOPs) to ensure efficient use of time and resources.
  • Managing production schedules to improve efficiencies.
  • Determining raw material requirements for production on a daily basis.
  • Facilitating good lines of communication between laboratory and production departments.
  • Ensuring that production is planned in terms of raw material requirements, resource requirements and deadlines before commencing with production.
  • Managing and ensuring that finished product and packaging is of the highest order.
  • Advising and communicating product related issues to the technical manager and assisting with finding solutions.
  • Ensuring that production timelines and deadlines are adhered to, and that deadlines which may be missed are communicated to all departments timeously.
  • Developing and implementing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS) in terms of stock management to ensure efficient use and optimal storage of stock.
  • Implementing and developing stock holding schedules in terms of fastmoving goods and minimum stock holding levels.
  • Determining minimum and maximum levels of raw material and packing material requirements to be kept on hand for production.
**Salary package, including benefits, is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.

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