FKS Personnel PLANT MANAGER – Mining or Steel Industry Experience (Vanderbijilpark, Gauteng)

By | March 23, 2021

FKS Personnel PLANT MANAGER – Mining or Steel Industry Experience (Vanderbijilpark, Gauteng)

FKS Personnel

PLANT MANAGER – Mining or Steel Industry Experience (Vanderbijilpark, Gauteng)

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  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • EE/AA
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International steel producing company situated in Vanderbijilpark, Gauteng seek a zulu speaking Plant Manager with a B.Eng Degree or equivalent or M-Dip/M-Tech (NQF 8/10) and at least 8 years’ experience in a production & maintenance environment.  Must have knowledge of Coke Making process.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct Reliability, Preventative, Execution, Recovery, and Campaign extension maintenance, and Planning and Scheduling in line with guidelines stipulated by the Maintenance Business Improvement (BI) Asset Reliability Program (ARP)
  • Deliver the annual planned production based on customer requirements, in line with the monthly capacity plan, while maintaining the plant capability for future years
  • Direct and coordinate the maintenance process functions within relevant areas of responsibility
  • Minimizing impact of relevant processes on the environment
  • Ensure that maintenance is performed in accordance with the Quality Management System
  • Continuous improvement of maintenance processes towards operational excellence and supporting production methods and unit production costs
  • Collaboratively adapt production plans with managers in line with prevailing plant business imperatives and forecasts
  • Contribute towards maximisation of the economic value and long-term sustainability of maintenance & production processes and Vanderbijlpark Work’s assets
  • Participate in the manufacturing business planning and budgeting process as well as customer, supply and value chain initiatives
  • Drive CI and CAPEX initiatives for the Maintenance Plant Department
  • Manage Total CM maintenance budget and spending based on sound business principles
  • Conduct high level negotiations with customers and suppliers
  • Coaching and development of direct reports and high potential employees
  • Management of SHERQ, information technology and communication issues within area of responsibility.
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Desired Experience & Qualification

  • BEng Degree or equivalent or M-Dip/M-Tech (NQF 8/10)
  • Management Development Program will be an added advantage
  • 8 years’ relevant experience in a production & maintenance environment
  • Relevant experience in a managerial position
  • Experience in interaction and negotiations with customers and suppliers will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of Coke Making process, especially the Maintenance environment
  • Strategic thinking & integration skills
  • Leadership and managerial skills
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with all stakeholders
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Performance driven
  • People orientation
  • Strike and union experience

Package & Remuneration

Excellent package plus pension, medical aid and shares

Please note that only suitably qualified candidates will be contacted