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Production Manager

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Durban
SalaryMarket Related
Job TypePermanent
EducationEngineering Degree
Experience10 years+

Job Description

PRODUCTION MANAGER position at leading plastic manufacturing company based in Durban. The Production manager will be reporting to the Manufacturing Executive, the successful applicant will be responsible for the following outputs:

§ Achieving production efficiencies of at least 85%

§ Managing raw material, packaging and finished good stock

§ Ensuring maintenance and service of machinery and moulds

§ Implementing measurable technical and process development and improvements

§ Ensuring customer satisfaction

§ Ensuring internal customer satisfaction

§ Implementing and maintaining ISO 22000 quality system & HACCP

§ Achieving quality manufacturing requirements

§ Developing a budget for production in conjunction with the Regional Executive and Financial Manager

§ Managing budget i.t.o. labour, materials, maintenance/repairs and packaging

§ Training of staff

§ Managing individual and team performance

§ Managing workplace climate

§ Ensuring a safe working environment

§ Ensure proper housekeeping

To be considered for this position applicants must meet the following criteria:


§ Electrical/Industrial/Mechanical Engineering degree would be preferably

§ Technical qualification of N4 or National Diploma Engineering as a minimum

§ Blow Moulding experience would be advantageous

§ At least 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment

§ At least 2 years’ experience in a Production Management role

§ Computer literacy (MS Office)

§ Understanding of machine utilization and reliability and availability


§ Have a strong ability to communicate with all levels and across departments

§ Internal locus of control (takes responsibility for actions and outcomes)

§ Strong leadership ability

§ Highly motivated and ability to motivate others

§ Self disciplined, enthusiastic, and a strong team player

§ Passionate about excellent service

§ Ability to make tough decisions and own them

Candidates without the above required qualifications will unfortunately not be considered for the position. Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to

You can also contact Jessica/Chanel 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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