Careers: Factory Manager

FACTORY MANAGER

Portland Group is looking for a full time FACTORY (Manufacturing/Production) MANAGER at our Hollowcore Precast Slabs division. Our plant is situated outside Durbanville on the Vissershok Road.

This position reports to the Hollowcore Manager.  We are the supplier of hollowcore slabs to the building/construction industry. This position will suite an energetic go getter, who will be able to run an 18 hour operational factory with a staff compliment of 50, 6 days a week.

BASIC JOB SPECS is to manage:

  • Supervision / monitoring of factory operations to ensure productivity, quality, and safety
  • Stockyard and the loading of the slabs/panels
  • Cost control: Raw material & Wastage (Expenses vs budget)
  • Staff: Two shifts, 5 supervisors – manage overtime
  • Precast factory: stairs, beams and lintels
  • Production driven ensure daily, weekly and monthly targets are met. Planning & casting as well as lane stripping
  • Management and communication to ensure that supervisors, operators and labourers understand the requirements of the daily tasks which have been assigned to them
  • Capturing and reporting of daily progress
  • OHS management ensuring the factory is managed in safe manner

DESIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION:

  • At least 10 years’ relevant experience either in a similar role construction manager at a reputable construction company
  • Knowledge of concrete, formwork, reinforcing steel and pre-tension steel
  • Preferred knowledge of mechanical equipment including concrete batch plant, saw cutting machines, hydraulic jacks and overhead cranes
  • Proficiency using MSWord and MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and other computer software
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Ability to lead a dynamic team
  • Deadline and programme driven – ability to adhere to time programmes
  • Accurate work under pressure

Own transport is a non-negotiable requirement. If you don’t have the above, please do not apply.

This position offers a market-related salary – dependent on qualifications and previous experience. Employees become members of a provident fund after their 3-month probation period. The annual close down is in December/January during the builder’s holiday. Working hours are from 07:00 to 17:30, but only until 15:00 on a Friday.

If you think you fit this profile, please send me your CV to careers@portland.co.za  Please indicate expected salary required. Only candidates who meet the requirements will be considered. Should you not hear back from our offices within 5 working days please do accept that your application was unsuccessful.

HOW TO GET IN TOUCH

CONTACT US

Phone:

(t) +27 (0)21 972 1111
(f) +27 (0)86 604 8016

Address:

Portland Quarry,
Vissershok Road,
Durbanville,
7550

Post:

PO Box 605,
Durbanville,
7551

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