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Assistant Production Manager

Kwazulu Natal , R20000 - R30000 Per Month
Sector: Manufacturing
Posted: Tuesday, 10 May 2022

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A business supplying signage to the retail industry is looking for a Production Manager to oversee the manufacturing process within the company and to ensure that production lines run without any problems and minimum downtime. Working together with supervisors and top management, you will also need to ensure that a certain quality and standard are adhered to throughout the production process.


  • Manage and support SHEQ (Safety, health, Environment and quality) initiatives and objectives.
  • Define, propose, and implement the annual production.
  • Cost management of products through meeting timelines and reducing of overtime.
  • Analyze/ control production costs and identify/rectify waste measures.
  • Manage all activities within the production process, including maintenance and the workforce.
  • Oversee (High level) logistics, warehousing and stock of raw materials used in production.
  • Manage all teams within your production departments and the connection / communication between the factory and upper management.
  • Create and implement organisational/production changes on an operative level.


  • 5-10 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Excellent communication, numeracy, and computer literacy skills.
  • Good people management skills and management of staff.
  • Identifying problems and implement preventative strategies to minimize risk.
  • Being able to develop good working relationships and trust with various teams.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, analytic ability and be very detail-oriented.
  • Working well with many different departments and external suppliers.
  • Always keeping the end-user/customer in mind.
  • Being results and deadline-driven.