Production Manager (Ref: MEPM)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Manufacturing, Production and Trades sector in Durban - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Wednesday 13 November 2019
Job Description:

A leading Company based in Durban is seeking a Production Manager to join their team

Main job function

Ensure safety, health and environment requirements are the number one priority on the plant and that the plant and procedures adhere to PSM policies

Management of the Production department ensuring that it is running at optimal efficiency in regard to resources and manpower, in order to safely meet the sales requirements of the company

Management of production staff by implementing and tracking performance against KPI’s and driving a succession planning program to ensure that staff are continuously developed, and the plant is adequately covered at all levels

Lead the production team in relation to the implementation and tracking of Continuous improvement Objectives and LSS

Manage the Maintenance, Final Processing and Planning departments ensuring operational efficiencies are prioritised, KPI’s are implemented and tracked

Develop and maintain appropriate work relationships with colleagues in SHE, Logistics, Technical, Finance, Sales, HR to ensure that the production objectives and company objectives are successfully implemented and achieved


Degree or equivalent qualification in Chemistry, or Engineering


Advanced Computer literacy – MS Office, ERP (SAGE) system

Required to work on standby

10 Years’ experience in a Chemical Manufacturing operation, of which 5 years’ experience should be in a Production manager role

Need to have worked in environments where there is a chemical reaction taking place

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 Melanie Els