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Production Manager 


Johannesburg, South Africa


R500 000 CTC  per annum 


Are you ready to embark on a rewarding career in a dynamic and innovative manufacturing environment? A leading manufacturer is seeking talented individuals to join their team and contribute to the success of our thriving company.


Production Coordination

  • Implement production schedules to meet customer demands
  • Coordinate production activities with other departments
  • Allocate resources including personnel, equipment/material to maximise efficiency and productivity
  • Monitor production processes/workflow, adjusting schedules/resources
  • Analyse production processes to identify areas for improvement/ cost reduction
  • Conduct root cause analysis of production issues and implement corrective action
  • Implement inventory control measures to minimize waste
  • Maintain accurate production records/documentation

Personnel Management

  • Manage subordinates in line with company policies, procedures and industry collective agreements.
  • Responsible to lead, motivate, train and control any allocated persons
  • Ensure that subordinates record and report quality problems immediately
  • Monitor and direct the workflow of subordinates
  • Hold regular performance reviews to discuss performance against objectives, counselling employees where performance is not in line with the standards
  • Motivate team to develop with a focus on ongoing improvement.  Implement good ideas, give credit where due, support, counsel and discipline where necessary
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment that encourages teamwork and continuous improvement.
  • Promote a culture of workplace safety.
  • Practical hands-on passing on of skill (“Show and do”)
  • Guide team to ensure that members deliver output and performance in line with company quality standards
  • Communicate and confirm values and goals and clarify roles on an ongoing basis
  • Proactively communicate the consequences of misconduct to team members
  • Conduct discipline and counselling where necessary, staying within the limits of orderly actions in terms of the disciplinary code

Health and Safety

  • Ensure organisational health/safety standards / safe working practices are maintained
  • Work safely and report on safety hazards or issues
  • Report any accidents, incidents and near misses 

Food (Product) Safety:

  • Food safety standards are site-specific and at these sites, employees should:
  • Apply the site’s food safety principles and standards
  • Report any food safety hazards or issues to your Supervisor/Manager
  • Comply with and maintain all GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices) with the Company’s FSMS (Food Safety Management System)


  • Apply the company’s quality principles and standards
  • Maintain Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

Reporting and Administration

  • All reports and administration related to the position


  • Matric is a must!
  • NQF 6 Production Management / Operations Management is essential!
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Production Manager role
  • Plastic manufacturing experience is a must!


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