Production Manager (Mechanical Engineer) – Magaliesburg

  • Permanent
  • Ref #406329RB
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Magaliesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Engineering - Factory, Manufacturing/Production, Production
Employer Description

Our client is a global company specialising in materials handling solutions.

Job Description

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, You will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing the safe Manufacturing of products, as per approved drawings in the Manufacturing Department.
  • Workshop Management and Quality Control.
  • Manufacturing quotations and invoicing – cost control and waste reduction.
  • Production Management and Planning – labour, material, consumables, process.
  • Stock control – plan, order, receiving and issuing of stock.
  • Manage sub-contractors and suppliers to improve efficiency.
  • Oversee NDT and painting procedures, ordering of paint, control levels.
  • Ensure all equipment is manufactured in accordance with local regulations, SANS and/or “Best Practice” which could be company or customer specific
  • Costings
  • Compliance with ISO9001 and ISO45001 standards.
  • Providing the customers with a safe products and material handling solutions that meets their requirements and exceeds their expectations.
  • Achieving sales targets and growing the department.
  • Visiting customers together with representatives as well as Engineering Manager.
  • Acceptance/Approval and sign off Manufactured products by a contractor.
  • Assisting with Risk assessments as and when requested by customers.
  • Witness load tests together with a certified LMI.


  • Degree / Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Welding Quality certification will be an advantage


  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a Manufacturing and
  • Structural Steel Fabrication environment
  • Minimum of 2- 3 years' management experience
  • Costing experience
  • Boilermaking, welding experience
  • Reading technical drawings
  • Knowledge of a drawing programmes i.e. Solidworks, Autocad or Inventor
  • Drivers Licence
  • Willing to wear overalls in the workshop and get hands dirty
  • Health and Safety, Risk assessments

Salary / Package

R550K - R700K CTC per annum