04, Jul 2020 -

Production /General Manager Timber Industry in Nelspruit

Production /General manager Timber Industry in Nelspruit


  • Overall bottom line responsibility of the factory operation
  • To ensure that production targets are achieved or exceeded
  • Implementing & maintaining excellent standard of housekeeping & cultivating a safe working environment
  • Manage staff compliment of +- 50 staff members, including mechanical & engineering workshop
  • Maintaining good industrial relations & discipline in the work place
  • Effective utilization of plant & equipment & ensure equipment is maintained to acceptable standards.
  • Ensure efficient utilization of all resources in order to maximize profitability.


  • Joinery and manufacturing of doors
  • Electrical & mechanical knowledge
  • An active male with at least 5 years' experience in an upper level production management position in a furniture or similar factory is essential.
  • English and afrikaans a must, a black language will be advantageous.
  • Experience on the operation and maintenance of woodworking equipment would be beneficial.
  • A minimum of three years proven experience of people management
  • Computer literate, with excel knowledge.
  • Knowledge of current health & safety standards.
  • Additional related tertiary qualifications will be an added advantage


  • The candidate must display the capability to operate independently
  • The position requires the candidate to operate and manage under a high pressure environment
  • Strong leadership and team building skills are essential
  • Proven ability to coach and mentor subordinates
  • The candidate must be hands on and practical at all times


Salary:  Negotiable according to skills and experience.

Contact: Fax CV's to 0866640914

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  • Roy Southey - Executive Director
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