Managing Director (Manufacturing) – East Rand

  • Permanent
  • Ref #305635RB
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Alberton, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Manufacturing/Production, Production
Employer Description

Our client is a leading manufacturer and supplier to the automotive industry.

Job Description

Reporting to the CEO, You will be responsible for expanding the business and securing new contracts.

  • You will be responsible for Manufacturing, Planning & Logistics, Finance and HR
  • Lead and direct the management team through all business processes and operations implemented, on an ongoing basis.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans to continuously improve the financial performance of the business and ensure sustainability in the long term.
  • Lead the overall direction, growth and development of all staff and take the business to new heights
  • Continuously grow the core business
  • Take overall accountability for the optimisation of business efficiencies including operational effectiveness, human resources development and implementation of relevant processes and systems to ensure a globally competitive business is maintained and good corporate governance is enforced.
  • Monitor & control the overall financial performance by managing risk; controlling expenditure; implementing cost saving strategies and monitoring overall production performance in order to meet the agreed targets as set by the Board.
  • Be accountable for achieving all set targets, profitability and sustainability of the business.
  • Build effective working relationships with key stakeholders in order to support the achievement of strategic goals and targets on an on going basis.


  • BSc/BTech in Mechanical/Industrial/Electrical/Chemical Engineering or similar


  • 15 years' relevant experience, of which 10 years' in manufacturing and 5 in a general management role.
  • Knowledge of the automotive industry
  • Knowledge of business processes and optimisation
  • Knowledge of strategic planning
  • Knowledge of the CPA (Consumer Protection Act.)
  • Knowledge relevant legislation e.g. OHSA, EE, BCEA
  • Knowledge of compiling SLA’s and contract management

Salary / Package

R1m - R1,2m CTC per annum

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