Operations Manager (Executive level) (Ref: AEOPS)

Position in the Manufacturing, Production and Trades sector in Mandeni - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Monday 26 September 2022
Job Description:

We are wanting to recruit a dynamic and experienced Operations Manager to join a progressive organization based in Mandeni.

Main job function

Must have at least 10year’s experience as an Operation’s Manager within a manufacturing environment

Experience managing inbound (freight clearing, forwarding and receipting) and outbound logistics (dispatch and distribution)

Experience implementing and working with warehouse management systems and tools – Warehouse layout, stacking, barcoding and scanning, binning, traceability


Diploma/Degree in Industrial Engineering

Diploma/Degree in Production and Operations Management

Master’s degree Business Administration (MBA) (added advantage)


Full responsibility for inventory control and procedures (on site and off site) – Cycle counting, month end stock counts and recons, Annual auditing (external)

Supplier contract negotiating (pricing, annual review, audits and evaluation)

Quality system compliance (ISO 9000, FSSC 22000)

Responsible for Health, Safety, Security, Fire and Risk

Extensive production planning experience within a complex environment

Must have a very good understanding of production and process flows

Sound knowledge of mechanical and electrical applications (maintenance, machines, projects)

Manage all IT requirements

Responsible for on-site Administration functions (creditors, month end reporting, annual BBBEE/EE reports, annual budget, annual audit prep, BOM’s)

Sound knowledge of the Labour Relations Act

Work closely and in tandem with the Factory Manager

Computer literate – MS office, SYSPRO, Shopware


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Ada Evans