Production Manager - Newcastle (M3)

Listing reference: arcmt_000172
Listing status: Online
Apply by: 30 August 2024
Position summary
Industry: Manufacturing
Job category: Engineering, Technical, Production and Manufacturing
Location: Newcastle
Contract: Permanent
Remuneration: Market Related
EE position: No
Part of the worldwide ArcelorMittal group with an industrial presence in 27 countries, ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited is the largest steel producer on the African continent, with a production capacity of 5 million tonnes of liquid steel per annum. Both flat and long steel is produced in hundreds of grades and specifications. Steel is as relevant as ever to the future success of our world. As one of the only materials to be completely reusable and recyclable, it will play a critical role in building the circular economy of the future. Steel will continue to evolve, becoming smarter, and increasingly sustainable. At ArcelorMittal, our goal is to help build a better world with smarter steels.
Job description

  • Understanding and leveraging the strategy and business drivers
  • Ensure that the plant meets its on-time readiness and on-time delivery targets
  • Improve throughput, reduce operation costs and to implement and maintain high quality standards
  • Managing long term pro-active relationships with customers (both internal and external) and suppliers
  • Strong focus on Root Cause Analysis of process and incident delays
  • Coaching and development of managerial levels and high potential candidates
  • Manage the Department on sound business principles
  • Managing and leading departmental Safety drive

Minimum requirements

  • B-Degree (NQF 8/10) in Metallurgical Engineering and preferably completion of a Management Development Program.

Skills and Experience
  • 6 years' relevant experience, preference in an industrial environment
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a managerial role
  • Knowledge of both production and maintenance functions

Personal Attributes
  • Result driven
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strategic thinker
  • Highly motivated
  • Innovative, commitment and integrity
  • Quality driven
  • Excellent leadership qualities
  • Pro-active, initiative and performance driven
  • Ability to lead and to relate with plant personnel
  • Co-ordination skills
  • Customer orientated
  • Compile and manage a budget

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