Production Manager - Plastic / Packaging - #305611


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Boksburg, Gauteng
Contract type: Full time
Reference: PS010178-CH-1

A well-established plastic and packaging manufacturer requires the above to provide operational excellence to achieve production volumes, quality and efficiencies required in running a world-class manufacturing facility.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Managing, directing and monitoring a team and the performance of subordinates to ensure that critical performance areas and targets are achieved.
  • Achieving the production plans as per supply objectives.
  • Managing the food safety and related policies/procedures within the production area.
  • Creating and reviewing supply plans and ensuring they are in line with sales, lead time and productions plans.
  • Prioritizing production on finished goods while ensuring service and stock levels are maintained.
  • Consistently ensuring the welfare and safety of all staff within the production area.
  • Coordinating and managing re-launches of new and renovated products.
  • Overseeing systems and data integrity management.
  • Continuously driving cost improvement across the conversion function.
  • Ensuring effective quality control functions are in place and that the production volumes, quality standards, and cost targets are achieved.
  • Driving the implementation of processes for new products.
  • Planning, budgeting and costing responsibilities.
  • Implementing initiatives to achieve and maintain world-class standards for production, quality and SHE management.
  • Managing the quality reports.
Minimum requirements for the role:
  • Minimum 5 years Production Management experience working within the plastic converting industry is essential.
  • Previous food safety experience, ISO22000 or BRC is a must.
  • Must have a strong cost focus in order to assist the GM as require.
  • It is essential to have strong management skills and must have previously manages a team.
  • Previous blow moulding or injection moulding or any plastic converting experience is preferred.
  • The ability to drive efficiencies.
  • Must have previous knowledge on how to convert scrap.
  • Must have a strong technical background.
Salary package is highly negotiable based on experience gained.


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