General Manager

Location: Boshoek, South Africa
Salary: R1400 000 Annually
Recruiter: Network Engineering Menlyn
Job Ref: NES009060/PJo
Summary: The group, through its various joint-venture entities and subsidiary companies, is involved in the mining of iron, manganese and chrome ores together with other industrial minerals and the production of manganese alloys. The group is also responsible for marketing all products produced by them, the bulk of which is exported.The company was incorporated in 1950 and its shares are listed on the JS



Job Description


 Job & Company Description:

  • Strategy formation and implementation o Set strategic direction of manufacturing and mining process, develop continuous improvement initiatives and improve procedures in an economical manner;
  • Develop annual strategic manufacturing and mining plan.
  • Operations and Leadership Maintain and encourage a positive safety culture at all times;
  • Co-ordinate, lead and manage the manufacturing and mining operations;
  • Ensure the operation operates in a manner consistent with company policies, procedures and legislative requirements;
  • Lead the operations management team and manage all personnel and resources;
  • Prepare and implement operational plans for the operation, and monitor and report progress;
  • Propose capital expenditure projects to expand capacity or improve operations;
  • Recognize and anticipate operational, technical and safety challenges, take action to prevent or overcome them, and seek continuous improvement;
  • Engage with local communities and regulatory authorities to promote company policies;
  • Collaborate with other management colleagues and corporate executives to achieve overall business objectives;
  • Manage and facilitate all improvement projects;
  • Create and maintain a high-performance culture through the optimisation of people, processes, systems and technology.
  • Identify potential business risks and ensure processes are established to manage them appropriately;
  • Ensure overall legal compliance throughout business to protect both the company and employees;
  • Ensure that relevant corporate governance and appropriate management systems are in place and continuously updated;
  • Ensure implementation and adherence to the company’s Health, Safety and Environmental management policies, program and objectives.
  • Prepare production and operating budgets, and monitor and report performance and costs;
  • Manage and control OPEX and CAPEX in accordance with approved plans.






  • B Eng or B Sc in a technical discipline;
  • At least 5 years work experience as a General Manager manufacturing / processing / mining operation;
  • In depth knowledge of manufacturing / process technology / mining;



Job Experience & Skills Required:


  • Highly organised and structured;
  • Good time management skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Process innovation and creativity.


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