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Factory Manager - Cape Town, South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #9681
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type FMCG
Job Role Factory Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 3
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality SA Citizen
Degree Degree

Job Description

Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: Interviews in Progress

Our Client is looking for a Factory Manager to Join their team and oversee the implementation of company strategy by leading the Processing Divisions’ Management Team/s.

Responsible for the management and coordination of plant operations including production, receiving, dispatch, stores, health and safety, staff, and maintenance, consistent to improve the production facilities’ performance.


Improve manpower utilization within existing departments and processes.
Schedule stability that allows for maximum efficiency.
Work to establish effective management practices throughout relevant areas.
Working with team to ensure compliance policies and procedures.
Establish group and individual accountabilities throughout relevant areas for problem solving and cost reduction, both on a permanent and ad hoc basis, depending on need.
Encourage use of new techniques and focus on fact based problem solving.
Ensure staffing requirements are met.
Track competencies of subordinates and provide leadership, motivation and development as required.
Liaise with HR Manager on staff recruitment, disciplinary, performance, training and termination processes.
Manage logistics, ensuring orders are delivered in full and timeously.

Good corporate governance is maintained by ensuring that proper controls, procedures and processes are implemented and followed.

Create budget for the approval of the GM/MD.
Ensure that the budget is adhered to and that expenditure is kept within its bounds.
All planned capital expenditure is achieved according to schedules and budget provision approved by the GM/MD.
Exceptional expenditure is only incurred for valid reasons which are justified in written reports and approved by the GM/MD.
Manage spending against budget, controlling spending in relation to changes in production volume.

Ensure that the agreed standards of productivity are met.
Managing production schedules.
No financial loss is incurred due to unnecessary waste or quality failures.
Effective quality control measures implemented.
Plant, machinery, buildings and grounds are maintained effectively according to maintenance schedules and the approved budget.
No losses occur due to safety or security measures not being applied.
Delegated work from GM/MD is completed according to agreed instruction.

Keeping up to date with the most recent and relevant information regarding the factory and business in order to communicate this to the GM.
The information conveyed to the GM/MD must be thoroughly researched and valid as this information will be required for the GM/MD to make competent and professional business and operational decisions.
Financial and Operational Reporting is produced timeously and with the relevant investigated content.

Key Skills
Intelligent application to problem solving.
High energy leadership.
Driver’s license and own car

  • Job Role: Factory Manager
  • Industry: Retail / Wholesale / FMCG
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Minimum Grade 12, Diploma / Degree preferred
Minimum 3-5 years Senior Management experience in a Manufacturing environment

Additional Requirements

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