Engineering Manager

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Job Overview

Our client is looking for a mechanically orientated individual who will drive high level results in a fast paced environment. You must be analytical and practical and be able to resolve problematic areas in the shortest time.
The Engineering Manager, reporting to the Operations Manager is responsible for all aspects of engineering within the plant/s under his/her responsibility.  Leading a small team of direct reports and a larger team of indirect reports, the Engineering Manager is responsible for driving the performance of the organization under his/her control in terms of the business’s strategic objectives. This includes Quality Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Process Engineering, Tool, Plant and Facilities Maintenance.

Position is based in Pietermaritzburg and salary is negotiable



  • Degree/Diploma in Engineering or similar technical qualification
  • 6+ years experience in a management or similar role in a lean manufacturing environment where responsible for leading
  • production and/or technical teams
  • Strong project management skills in delivering new commercial projects using APQP methods
  • Experience in performance management
  • Solid skills in MS Excel


Key Performance Areas:

  • Engineering and maintenance management and performance reporting
  • Driving the business’ manufacturing excellence strategy and deploying lean principles
  • Supporting continuous improvement and problem solving within the plant/s
  • Capital and Operational Planning & Budgeting and managing to these budgets
  • Planning and implementing new manufacturing and related projects
  • People Development and Performance Management
  • Support for Sales & Marketing in terms of manufacturing costs for quotation purposes
  • Design of manufacturing process
  • Spec machinery/equipment and the procurement process thereof
  • SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality) Management
Job Detail
  • Offerd SalaryMarket Related
  • Career LevelTechnical & Engineering
  • Experience5 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • QualificationDegree
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