Plant Manager (m/f/d)

  • Boksburg
  • Eingestellt: 18. Juni 2021
  • Bewerbungsschluss: 18. Juni 2022
    Jobbeschreibung:

    Are you looking for a new challenge that puts you in charge of performing your duties? Then you will find the Rheinmetall Group to be an attractive employer. When you work for us, you have more than a job. With your skills and ideas, you have the opportunity to make an impact.

    Megatrends such as urbanization, climate change, and the increasing level of risk around the world are making the desire for mobility and security ever stronger. With our cutting-edge technologies in the automotive and defence sectors, we ensure the mobility and security of modern society.

    Join us. Let us work together to devise solutions that turn change into opportunity.

    WHO WE ARE

    The Weapon and Ammunition Division, part of the Rheinmetall Group’s Defence Sector, with its units for protective systems, weapons, and ammunition, is one of the world’s leading army, navy, and air force suppliers.

    Rheinmetall Group is a listed stock corporation based in Düsseldorf, Germany. It is an integrated technology group with solid, internationally successful operations in the fields of security and mobility. The company’s Automotive Sector occupies a leading position as an automotive supplier and is a reliable partner when it comes to developing and producing components for the drive systems of today and tomorrow. The Group’s Defence Sector is a leading European systems supplier for defence technology and a trusted partner of the armed forces.

    You will be responsible for all Manufacturing and Operational activities in the Plant. This includes resource scheduling and optimization in order to supply product safely, on time at the contracted quality standard.

    Further tasks are:

    • Responsible for all daily activities and operations in the respective plant.
    • In conjunction with the production planning section, prepare and manage production schedules. This includes all resources; material, components, facilities, labour and equipment.
    • Manage, monitor and report production against the Master Production Schedule and participate in risk mitigating actions. The Plant Manager must raise early warning of any risk related to delivery deadlines.
    • Set and manage the operational overheads and labour budget / forecast.
    • Control and monitor direct cost of manufacturing. 
    • Provide inputs and motivations to the CAPEX budget.
    • Communicate, monitor and ensure compliance to all relevant legislation and SHEQ systems, standards & procedures.
    • Recommend, motivate and manage process and equipment changes via the official modification process and Engineering Change Proposal. Co-ordinate the plant modification initiatives.
    • Resolve plant down-time through risk evaluation and task prioritization with the engineering section.
    • Accountable for HR related problems which cannot be resolved at supervisor level. Ensure that performance contracting is maintained as per HR procedures and deadlines.
    • Maintain discipline and comply with company policies, practices and procedures.
    • Support company vision and value system and ensure calibration throughout the team.

    The vacancy will be staffed at our site in Boksburg

    • B.Sc./B-Tech Degree (/Mechanical/ Industrial Engineering) or relevant NQF 6 equivalent Tertiary Qualification with Production management.
    • Experience in the field of Production / Manufacturing with at least two years leading a team at Middle Management level.
    • CNC Machining experience a must.
    • Precision or Automotive industries an added advantage.
    • Excellent problem solving abilities, good judgement and a decision maker.
    • Ability to communicate and operate at a Senior Level.
    • High level of integrity and confidentiality.
    • Must be prepared to work irregular hours.
    • Computer literacy, with good spreadsheet, Power Point presentation and ERP system knowledge.
    • Good interpersonal and public speaking skills

    At Rheinmetall, your strengths and experience are worth something. We also highly value diversity and equal opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application.

    Are you looking for a new challenge that puts you in charge of performing your duties? Then you will find the Rheinmetall Group to be an attractive employer. When you work for us, you have more than a job. With your skills and ideas, you have the opportunity to make an impact.

    Megatrends such as urbanization, climate change, and the increasing level of risk around the world are making the desire for mobility and security ever stronger. With our cutting-edge technologies in the automotive and defence sectors, we ensure the mobility and security of modern society.

    Join us. Let us work together to devise solutions that turn change into opportunity.

    WHO WE ARE

    The Weapon and Ammunition Division, part of the Rheinmetall Group’s Defence Sector, with its units for protective systems, weapons, and ammunition, is one of the world’s leading army, navy, and air force suppliers.

    Rheinmetall Group is a listed stock corporation based in Düsseldorf, Germany. It is an integrated technology group with solid, internationally successful operations in the fields of security and mobility. The company’s Automotive Sector occupies a leading position as an automotive supplier and is a reliable partner when it comes to developing and producing components for the drive systems of today and tomorrow. The Group’s Defence Sector is a leading European systems supplier for defence technology and a trusted partner of the armed forces.

    You will be responsible for all Manufacturing and Operational activities in the Plant. This includes resource scheduling and optimization in order to supply product safely, on time at the contracted quality standard.

    Further tasks are:

    • Responsible for all daily activities and operations in the respective plant.
    • In conjunction with the production planning section, prepare and manage production schedules. This includes all resources; material, components, facilities, labour and equipment.
    • Manage, monitor and report production against the Master Production Schedule and participate in risk mitigating actions. The Plant Manager must raise early warning of any risk related to delivery deadlines.
    • Set and manage the operational overheads and labour budget / forecast.
    • Control and monitor direct cost of manufacturing. 
    • Provide inputs and motivations to the CAPEX budget.
    • Communicate, monitor and ensure compliance to all relevant legislation and SHEQ systems, standards & procedures.
    • Recommend, motivate and manage process and equipment changes via the official modification process and Engineering Change Proposal. Co-ordinate the plant modification initiatives.
    • Resolve plant down-time through risk evaluation and task prioritization with the engineering section.
    • Accountable for HR related problems which cannot be resolved at supervisor level. Ensure that performance contracting is maintained as per HR procedures and deadlines.
    • Maintain discipline and comply with company policies, practices and procedures.
    • Support company vision and value system and ensure calibration throughout the team.

    The vacancy will be staffed at our site in Boksburg

    • B.Sc./B-Tech Degree (/Mechanical/ Industrial Engineering) or relevant NQF 6 equivalent Tertiary Qualification with Production management.
    • Experience in the field of Production / Manufacturing with at least two years leading a team at Middle Management level.
    • CNC Machining experience a must.
    • Precision or Automotive industries an added advantage.
    • Excellent problem solving abilities, good judgement and a decision maker.
    • Ability to communicate and operate at a Senior Level.
    • High level of integrity and confidentiality.
    • Must be prepared to work irregular hours.
    • Computer literacy, with good spreadsheet, Power Point presentation and ERP system knowledge.
    • Good interpersonal and public speaking skills

    At Rheinmetall, your strengths and experience are worth something. We also highly value diversity and equal opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application.