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Michael Page Africa is hiring a General Manager, Cap-Oriental – South Africa

Michael Page Africa is hiring a General Manager in Cap-Oriental, South Africa.

Our Client is an affiliate of an internationally recognised specialist in agricultural production & transportation. Currently in South Africa they employ over 500 staff with exciting changes occurring within the business. With operations in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, our Client provides a variety of services & products across milling, baking & consumer goods.

Our Client adheres to global safety & quality standards and has, over the past 20 years, established themselves as a leading provider within the FMCG environment.


Min req:

  • Operational/Business/Engineering tertiary qualification
  • 10+ years’ experience in the manufacturing environment
  • Strong change management experience
  • Strong financial acumen with proven track record of business end-to-end management

As General Manager, the successful incumbent will be responsible for:

  • End-to-end operations management including, but not limited to, full business P&L management, CAPEX & OPEX management
  • Plant staff management, including change management as/when required
  • Solve operational problems, technical queries & business risk management
  • Manage a large staff compliment of 250 +
  • Manage the senior leadership on site including, but not limited to: Engineering Department, Quality, Health & Safety, Warehousing, Supply Chain & Production
  • Engage with high level individuals within customers and/or clients
  • Enforce rules and regulations within the business
  • Increase output with a strong focus on driving operational efficiency improvements, productivity across the site & ultimately, profitability

Profil recherché 

The successful candidate will have strong academic qualifications and experience in managing people and overall business operational requirements. He/She must be an open and clear communicator, being able to operate at a high level in a fast paced environment. He/She must be capable of engaging with high level stakeholders and represent the company in a professional manner.

This person will be experienced in change-over situations and capable of leading people through changing times.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of at least 10 years plus within manufacturing. He/She will specifically have spent significant time in a general management function & will have previously driven profitability improvements across all value chains within a food processing and/or a manufacturing environment.

Informations complémentaires

This is an opportunity to join a locally established business with global affiliations and operations. A highly competitive remuneration package with associated/industry related benefits are on offer for the right individual as well as an opportunity to make a mark within our Clients global parent.

  • Contact : Jaco Bester
  • Indiquer la référence de l’offre : 17900



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