National Operations Manager
National Operations Manager – Head Office
As the National Operations Manager, you will be a member of the management team and responsible for the operations function (production, logistics, projects) within the organisation (including day to day operations) and ensure sound and stable feed mill atomization and the effective utilization of the company ERP systems.
You will ensure optimal operational utilization of company’s assets and make sure that operational activities take place within the quality standards of the company This will also include being responsible for the company stock of both assets, consumables and feed raw materials.
You will maintain and protect company assets and be responsible for all Capital Projects (Capex) of the company and as the 16.2 Assignee of the company, you will be responsible for ensuring that the company complies with the legal health and safety requirements and that operational activities always adhere to the required legal statutory and environmental laws.
You would need the ability to lead, manage and motivate staff to reach company goals.
What do we expect from you?
- You will have a Degree or Diploma in production as well as Business Management with at least 5 years experience in a Senior Management position.
- Experience in Customer Liaison is essential with extensive knowledge of feed milling, specifically milling and logistics.
- You have knowledge of the Animal Production Industry and its players as well as Safety and Risk Management
- Your excellent coordinating skills will enable you to initiate and lead projects.
- You can connect easily. Work experience in Africa and experience with different cultures is a preference.
- Willingness to travel regularly throughout the year to the different branches.
Our ideal candidate has is positive, pro-active, results driven and has good leadership and organisational skills. You are strong in communication with a creative mind and is a real team player. You need to be fluent in English. This is a stressful position and not subject to regular working hours. You will be expected to travel, but the planning thereof will be at your own discretion. Estimated travel might be 3 to 10 working days per month.
What do we offer?
De Heus offers you a challenging position and you will have the opportunity to truly make an impact and contribute to realising our strategy. We believe that our employees really make the difference and power the progress of our fast growing, highly ambitious organisation. We therefore offer a market related remuneration package and we invest in developing your talents and create a culture of continuous learning and development, no matter what role you are in.
Would you like to work in an international, dynamic and exciting environment and does this opportunity appeal to you? Check out our website, www.deheus.co.za
Would you like to know more about this interesting position? Please contact the HR Recruitment Office, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about the recruitment process, please contact Charlene Hughes, e-mail: email@example.com
An assessment will be part of this recruitment procedure.
Closing date: 24 November 2023
Please note that only applicants who meet the stipulated minimum requirements will be considered. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, kindly consider your application unsuccessful. De Heus reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised.