Production Manager (Foundry) – East Rand

  • Permanent
  • Ref #398530RB
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Manufacturing/Production, Production
Employer Description

Our client is a manufacturer of comminution solutions to the mining industry.

Job Description

Reporting to the MD, You will b responsible for overseeing the post casting production process including: Heat Treatment, Fettling, Machine Shop and Despatch.

  • Contribute to the formulation of production plans which meet customer requirements and are feasible in terms of existing production capabilities;
  • Implement and monitor production plans and where necessary initiate corrective measures;
  • Focus on ongoing process improvement including bottlenecks and implement solutions;
  • Accomplish staff results by communicating job instructions, motivating, appraising job results and initiating training and staff development initiatives;
  • Coach, counsel and discipline staff as required;
  • Accomplish financial objectives by controlling material, equipment and human resource costs;
  • Manage in-process QC and final inspection to meet customer requirements;
  • Monitor, collate and analyse performance and metrics and report accordingly.
  • Contribute toward the Company’s safety programme and the requirements of the OHSACT through applying a process of continual improvement to ensure that a safe working environment is achieved


  • Qualified Artisan with a Diploma in Production Management


  • Minimum of 8 - 10 years supervisory experience
  • Strong mechanical / production background
  • Previous grinding and welding (fabrication) experience
  • Basic Industrial Relations, Health and Safety skills and knowledge of legal responsibilities
  • Ability to read technical drawings

Salary / Package

Negotiable (depending on experience)


  • Pension Fund
  • 13th Cheque