Production Manager – Saldanha – R60 000 -R75 000 per month CTC

Production Manager – Saldanha – R60 000 -R75 000 per month CTC

Anthony Kettle
Sep 30, 2020
Cape Town, Saldanah, South Africa
Job Type
Salary Type
  • Monthly Salary
R60,000 - R75,000 per month


Production Manager - Saldanha - R60 000 -R75 000 per month CTC


Manufacturing and food Process Plant up the West Coast Seeks an Experience Production Manager to streamline production and to become part of an efficient team. As a Production Manager, your duties include the preparation of production schedules, the planning and execution of production processes, monitor quality standards and costs, and provide administrative support. Other responsibilities will include raw materials requirement planning, coordinating recruitment with HR, and liaising with other departments. To be successful in this role, you should demonstrate exceptional planning abilities, which would ultimately translate to high production rates. Have excellent negotiation skills to act decisively when solving production issues.



  • Reporting to COO.
  • All administrative tasks like planning, organize production schedules and timesheets.
  • Assessing project and resource requirements
  • Budget Forecasting
  • Ensuring that health and safety regulations are met
  • Determining quality control standards
  • Overseeing production processes
  • Re-negotiating timescales or schedules as necessary
  • Selecting, ordering and purchasing materials
  • Organising the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment
  • Liaising with buyers and marketing and sales staff
  • Supervising the work of junior staff
  • Identifying labour requirements and assisting in purchasing stock toward the smooth running of the production process.
  • Preparing cost estimates for materials, equipment, and hiring laborers.
  • Overseeing quality control throughout the production process.
  • Ensuring that production is completed before deadlines.
  • Procuring and monitoring the efficiency of production equipment.
  • Planning and managing special projects.
  • Assist HR resolving labour disputes, when requested.



  • Bachelor's or Associate Degree/Diploma will be advantageous, preferably with course work in Production Management, Operations Management, or similar.
  • Previous experience working in a related industry preferred.
  • Ability to confidently and proactively supervise production teams.
  • Exceptional analytical ability toward solving production-related concerns.
  • Knowledge of procuring materials, equipment, and labour needed throughout the production process.
  • Proficiency in quality control and production costing.
  • Competence with computer-based administration, record-keeping, and procurement systems.
  • Ability to work independently under the Production Manager, and as part of a production team.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills toward managing human resources and liaising with other departments.
  • Availability to work extended hours to meet deadlines, when necessary.
  • Ensuring that health and safety regulations are met
  • Organising the repair and preventative maintenance of production equipment




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