Regional Operations Manager (FMCG) – Durban (EE Pref)

  • Permanent
  • Ref #395511RB
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa, Africa
  • Engineering - Factory, Manufacturing/Production, Production
Employer Description

Our client is a reputable FMCG manufacturer.

Job Description

Reporting to the Operations Director, You will be responsible for:

  • Providing Leadership and strategic alignment to ensure realization of business objectives and goals.
  • Measuring, monitoring and reporting on key performance indicators
  • Ability to interface with customers at a strategic commercial level as well as at product development and
    query resolution levels.
  • Improving productivity through people management, improved quality, equipment capacity and
  • Maintaining a safe and healthy work environment by leading the plant and applying group standards.
  • Developing and achieving production planning systems and procedures to achieve Operations Excellence
  • Driving Continuous Improvement Initiatives
  • Benchmarking Nationally and Internationally against best practices and implementing appropriate strategies
  • Drive business growth plans
  • Monitoring the Supply Chain activities to manage costs and efficiencies
  • Financial control to achieve target results


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering


  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment and at least 5 years' at leadership level in multiple operations
  • Experience in plastics manufacturing is preferred
  • Proven experience of preventative maintenance processes in multiple operations
  • Efficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and capable of managing through production systems
  • Asset Care experience
  • Analytical abilities with a proven track record in coaching, problem solving & decision making skills.

Salary / Package

R1,2M - R1,4M CTC per annum


  • Medical Aid
  • Pension Fund
  • Performance Bonus