Production Manager – Automotive

Port Elizabeth

Purpose of Position:

Complement Recruitment are recruiting for a Production Manager for the Automotive industry. The Production Manager will oversee the production, warehouse, bodyshops and adjustment operations within the Plant. This is a permanent position based in Port Elizabeth. Salary: R700-800K Per Annum  

Minimum Requirements:

  • Matric; Recognised National Diploma or Degree in Production Management;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within the Automotive industry;
  • Minimum 2 years experience within a Management Position;
  • MS Office Suite; SAP
  • Valid Drivers Licence, Own Transport
  • R700 – 800K Annually; Provident fund Company 8% contribution employee contribution 7.5%


  • Oversee operations within the production, warehouse, bodyshop and adjustment departments
  • Oversee that department supervisors keep in line with the production department procedures   
  • Assist in control of budget and reduced costs     
  • Oversee achievement of daily / monthly departmental targets   
  • Formulate targets and goals and oversee the achievement thereof          
  • Assist and coordinate of stock takes       
  • Developing and implementing action plans        
  • Identify and participate in training activities       
  • Reporting on production figures
  • Assist in ensuring OHS standards are upheld       
  • Planning and organising production schedules
  • Assisting in determining quality control standards for production
  • Assisting in organising the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment
  • Liaising with buyers and finance department on production orders
  • Collate and analyse data, putting together production reports for both factory managers and head office

KPA (Key Performance Indicator) & Personal Attributes:

  • Productivity, Efficiency, Staff Morale – Leadership
  • Health & Safety, Attendance
  • Production Targets / Outputs     
  • Target Driven, Attention to detail, Accuracy
  • Self-Motivated, Ability to take initiative
  • Promotes Team Work and Ability to work under pressure

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