Production Manager – Components

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Cape Town
  • Applications have closed

SFG Engineering Services

Job Requirements:

  • Senior Certificate
  • 10+ years’ experience in similar position (management role) in the manufacturing environment
  • Computer literate
  • Trade related qualification will be an advantage.
  • Assertive
  • Self-driven
  • Self-disciplined
  • Able to work independent and as part of a team.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills


Job Responsibilities:

Production Planning

  • Ensure overall cost-effective planning of components according to lead times, quality, and delivery dates.
  • Maintain workflow by monitoring steps of the process through observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and facilitating corrections to malfunctions.
  • Ensure inter departmental goal alignment with components team leaders through sound communication regarding utilisation of resources and machinery – a process managed together.


  • Responsible for the effective integration and co-ordination of all production functions to ensure a productive and efficient production line in terms of time, cost, and quality.
  • Planning labour results by communicating job expectations and evaluating job results.
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing quality standards.
  • Ensure adherence to customer specifications.

. Equipment

  • Responsible to develop and monitor a maintenance schedule that includes upgrades, maintenance, and suggested replacement.
  • Ensuring operation of equipment by calling for repairs and evaluating techniques.
  • Ensure thorough knowledge of all machines.


Production Administration

  • Establish and ongoing monitoring of production statistics for example overtime, absenteeism etc and take subsequent action.
  • Provide manufacturing information by analyzing production performance records of the Components teams.
  • Drive production and performance targets for example turnover, efficiencies, etc.
  • Manage of Components budget.


  • Responsible for the overall management of Components workforce, including but not limited to performance management, discipline, training, etc.
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing employees on housekeeping and maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for employee administration that includes leave, shift schedules and overtime.
  • Promote Mini business unit participation to establish goal alignment, teamwork and leadership.
  • Responsible to ensure continuous and sound liaison between Components and other departments.


Specific Requirements/Additional information

You are responsible and accountable for effective, productive production processes and workforce in facilitating the on-time delivery of quality projects of the Components Department which include: Laser machine(s) & Programming, Bending machine(s) & Programming, Pipe bending machine & Programming, Automated Corner Former Machine, Weber, Rollers and Dish & Knuckle.