General Manager
KwaZulu Natal
DUR001448: GENERAL MANAGER (Durban - Pinetown)
Purpose of the Job:
Leading & supporting the team in customer satisfaction, supporting the factories to achieve world class manufacturing, achieve quality & cost targets, whilst delivering people through results. (The incumbent would be required to prepare high potential talent as a successor within a 2-3 year period)
Required Qualifications
  1. Relevant completed tertiary qualification (BEng or Bcom) in Production Management
  2. MBA - advantageous
Technical Competencies & Experience:
  1. Min 20 years’ business/operations management role within manufacturing environment
  2. Proven track record of leading people
  3. Previous implementation of world class manufacturing
  4. Knowledge of ISO standards & practices
  5. BOM integrity and validity auditing
  6. Stock integrity management
  7. Variance (Job and Inventory) investigations
  8. Best practices and key learning implementation
  9. Customer complaint investigations
  10. Understanding Process Flows
  11. Understanding of Income Statements, Costing Models, Operating Profits
  12. Optimising business performance
  13. MS Office proficient
Behavioural Competencies:
  1. Excellent communication skills – verbal & written
  2. Excellent organisational, planning & time management skills
  3. Strong analytical, problem-solving & negotiation skills
  4. Ability to coach & mentor staff
  5. Ability to build & manage key stakeholder relationships
IMPORTANT - Only shortlisted candidates meeting the above criteria will be considered.  If you do not hear from us within two weeks of applying, please consider yourself unsuccessful.
For more information please contact:
Jessica Botha