Reporting to the General Manager – Inland, the Operations Manager – Pretoria West Converting Factoring is responsible for the safe, efficient operation of the Converting Factory based in Pretoria West, Gauteng. The Operations Manager will lead a multi-disciplinary team to achieve operationalobjectives for safety, productivity, quality, costs, human resource capability development and culturalchange whilst continually pursuing opportunities to improve operational practices and processes.


Manage the Converting Operations in order to meet business and customer requirements in an effectiveand efficient manner

Create a culture of Continuous Improvement and implement a program whereby identified KPI’s aremet and opportunities to improve are identified, prioritized, resourced and executedEnsure that Maintenance Best Practices are implemented and strictly adhered to, in conjunction withthe site based engineering team.

Compile and motivate plant specific budgets, both operational and capital expenditure.Compile and timely submit reports and relevant documentation in line with business requirements.Control all costs related to the operations, within budget and report variances with reasons and defined corrective action, where possible

Create and drive a culture where Safety, Health, Environment and Risk standards are adhered to andensure that all activities within the department comply with statutory and group risk control policies andprocedures.
Create and drive a culture where manufacturing a product conforming to agreed quality specification is”top of mind” and desired whilst ensuring that an effective Quality Control program is implemented andadhered to
Manage and support Quality Assurance processes in order to ensure adherence to quality standardsand conformance to customer requirements.

Lead, coach and develop team members to improve performance and personal capability.Ensure that effective people development and performance management programs are implementedthroughout the department, taking future organizational requirements into account.

Create an environment that encourages and rewards High Performance, teamwork, creativity whilstrole modelling the Twinsaver Group values.REQUIREMENTS:


B.Sc. (Chem Eng.); B.Sc. Chemistry; B. Tech ( Pulp & Paper Technology) or B.Sc. ( Mech or ElecEng) or equivalentWORK EXPERIENCE

Have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the manufacturing industry, of which 3-4 years at a similar management position or higher.Have a developed knowledge and understanding of business principles. A formal businessqualification will be a definite advantage.Proven track record in leading and managing a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team.Have strong industrial relations experience.PERSONAL QUALITIES

A lively and enquiring mind with logical approach to work.

Analytical and problem solving skillsAbility to work independentlyOrganized and structured work ethic.Be able to travel as and when requiredDesired Skills:

Operations Manager
Operations Management

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