EPU Manager

Gauteng, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

Overall Purpose of the Role
Use APSYS principles to manage and drive defined KPI’s based on Safety, Quality, Delivery and cost. Capacity /workload management – People and competency management, Productivity and continuous improvement and tools management. Lead cross functional teams.

Manage autonomous teams around SQDC objectives; by using visual management, participates to daily meetings of the autonomous teams, communicate objectives and information needed for their achievement, solve problems, request assistance from support functions, and escalate when necessary.
Ensure that defined EHS policy and standards are adhered to and improve EHS performance.
Manage the department KPIs in line with safety, quality, cost and delivery targets.
Drive autonomous teams’ work in order to comply with daily production planning.
Define and implement corrective actions to address SQDC performance deviations.
Train and develop people within the team.
Drive the continuous improvement of results; communicate objectives, involve teams, implement actions, pull and implement improvement ideas, and problem solving groups (PDCA methodology), track improvement (visual management) and communicate results.
Maintain equipment standards through TPM schedules.

Qualifications and Skills

Grade 12
Minimum Red Seal Artisan in the relevant trade.
Minimum of 3 years Product knowledge experience.

Desired Knowledge and Behavioural competency:

Must be able lead and motivate a group of approx. 20 people towards achieving a set of predefined targets
Must have a knowledge with labour-relations policies and procedures in the South African labour context
Must be able to communicate effectively at different levels within the organisation
Must display high levels of integrity, ethics and morals standards.
Must be extremely disciplined with time management
Must have a high regard for customer/ supplier relationships
Must be knowledgeable of best practice principles
Must be flexible to work outside of normal operational boundaries to support team targets
Must be able to manage conflict

Closing Date 4 August 2023