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Plant Manager

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Durban
SalaryR1.4 mil
Job TypePermanent
Experience10+ years

Job Description

A Plant/General manager is required at a FMCG Food Manufacturing Company based in Durban.

Experience, qualifications and other requirements specific to the role

• Essential: Diploma/Degree with substantial manufacturing experience

• Effective Communication skills both verbal and written

• Strategic Planning skills

• Financial and business management skills

• Ability to deal with multiple, high-priority issues and excel under stressful conditions

• Preferred: Master’s Degree

• Experience in a food related industry

• Experience working in a union environment


? Ensuring adherence to the quality and food safety commitments of the manufacturing operation

? Achieving or exceeding budgeted operations financial, productivity and schedule attainment goals

? Leading the organization in the ongoing process of Continuous Improvement

? Ensuring excellence in management of human resources/labor relations within a unionized environment

? Working across organizational boundaries and break down internal barriers to achieve the best possible results for the Company, along with demonstrating a vigilant commitment to ethics and our Company reputation

? Committing to provide on-going leadership for plant health and safety programs

? Responsibly representing the Company in local, industry, community and regulatory affairs with the Company’s policies and culture Plan, organise, direct and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customers’ expectations

? Increase production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimising unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards

? Be responsible for production output, product quality and on-time shipping

? Allocate resources effectively and fully utilise assets to produce optimal results

? Monitor operations and trigger corrective actions

? Share a trusting relationship with workgroup and recruit, manage and develop plant staff

? Collect and analyse data to find places of waste or overtime

? Develop systems and processes that track and optimise productivity and standards, metrics and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 718 2245.

You can also contact Chanel or Sian on 011 234 6868/9. Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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