General Manager (Executive / Mining / Engineering / Manufacturing Plant / Resin / Strategic) ? Gauteng, South Africa - Johannesburg

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Location: Johannesburg, Sudáfrica
Reference Number: 500 2907 MHU


Job Description:

Our client is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of ground support products for the local South African market but also the wider African and global markets. They require a GM to head their South African entity. This role reports into the Group Global COO and sits as a Board Member for the holding company in SA.



Joining us in this position, you have the overall responsibility for the day to day running of the company and our steel and resin manufacturing facility sites strategically situated in Johannesburg.
The job includes a mix of delivering on daily operational targets and leading the way for our long-term strategic development.
To ensure quality, on-time delivery, productivity, and cost-efficiency, you implement plans and execute relevant activities that manage our production objectives, enhance our market position through supporting our R&D and product management teams, as well as closely cooperating with our Sales Area network and meet our financial goals.
You also establish a proactive, open minded and collaborative organization, where health, safety and sustainability are vital parts of our operations and culture - always!
To be competitive the organization has to be flexible and agile both when it comes to supporting new product concepts, new market demands and in relation to business cycles.
You actively work to improve our units and drive development and advancement in important areas such as production, digitalization, diversity, inclusion and sustainability.
People involvement is a cornerstone in everything we do, and you create transparency and strong engagement among our employees. We also expect you to further strengthen customer focus, skills and collaboration, and you establish solid networks with relevant partners and stakeholders, as well as with the regional sales area, the wider Group organization, trade unions and local authorities.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

Ideally an engineering degree (mechanical, civil), with a post graduate qualification in business
Experienced business leader, with an engineering industry background formed within manufacturing and operations
Experience in high volume steel manufacturing processes and a good understanding of sales of technical / engineered products.
Knowledge of the underground mining industry in South Africa is highly beneficial
Proven experience having led other managers, in cross-functional and intercultural settings and you have previous experience from working with global teams and stakeholders.
Important to understand business drivers, and how to transform a vision into a strong activity plan to reach our full potential
You are bottom-line oriented and with a strong numerate ability, able to focus the business on delivering growth, turnover and profit targets
Comprehensive knowledge of up-to-date industry trends with the ability to confidently articulate market forces that influence the profitability of the company


Benefits and Contractual information:

Executive position
Permanent position
Will involve some international travel as a global business


If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Mark Huber at


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Mark Huber

Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining


CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Permanent Job
Salary: Negotiable

Minimal experience: No experience

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