Head of Operations – SPZA needed at Sulzer

Job title : Head of Operations – SPZA

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : May 23, 2024

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Purpose of the job

Ensure the effective and efficient improvement in Quality, Productivity, on time delivery and cost reduction. While effectively Managing different facets of the operations functions i.e. Facilities, Integrated management systems (IMS), CIP & Maintenance to support the Sulzer Elandsfontein site as a whole.

In this role you will be accountable for:

Environmental, Safety & Health

  • Direct responsibility for the Health, Safety and Environment of all employees who either directly work in your area of control, or who visit the operational areas you are responsible for either internal or external visitors. Including full legal & company compliance in areas under your responsibility.
  • Develop a positive safety culture through the Sulzer Behavioural Safety Program.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Manage and motivate all staff to achieve best performance possible.
  • Maintain the required operational processes in line with the integrated SAP system.
  • Leading and developing suitable staff, based on Company objectives.
  • To train personal in all aspects of productivity improvements.
  • To manage and motivate cost reduction programme.
  • Ensure the effective running and management of Manufacture, Production and MRP Control
  • Budgeting of department costs
  • To create an environment which is conductive to achieving maximise staff engagement through the various tools and requirements set out from HR.

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • National Diploma in Operations Management or related Degree
  • 10 Years’ experience in a Manufacturing Environment, Pump Manufacture, Stock Control, Manpower Management, Leadership and Cost Control
  • 10 Years’ experience in a Pump Maintenance, Pump Refurbishment and Pump Retrofits
  • 10 Years’ experience in P&L management
  • 10 Years’ Senior Leadership Experience, Motivational, Good internal & external customer relationship
  • Analytical and Numeracy skills, SAP,  MRP, ERP,  Self-Motivated and professional;
  • Strong customer Service attitude;
  • Ability to work under high pressure; Flexible, 
  • Team player;
  • Outstanding communication skills;
  • Concern for confidentiality;
  • Excellent time management and Planning skills;
  • High levels of organization skills with excellent attention to detail

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