Operations Manager : Winsten Precast (Pvt) Ltd Winsten Precast (Pvt) Ltd



Job Summary



Winsten Precast (Private) Limited, a top producer of high quality concrete products located in Chitungwiza is seeking to fill the above position with a suitable person who
meets the following criteria:

Duties and Responsibilities


Reporting to the General Manager, the position entails the following:
 Ensure the plant employees and guests on site comply with safety and environmental practices – lead by example and build a safety first culture.
 Lead production to hit out-put production, product quality, on-time shipping, and scheduling to meet customer needs
 Develop a keen focus on customer service and proactive communication across the team
 Partner with the engineering team to ensure proper drawings and designs are being used during the manufacturing process
 Experience building, maintaining and adjusting Lean systems to drive insight and continuous improvement
 Experience using systematic Lean frameworks (5S, Kaizen) and tools to improve processes and expand capacity (value stream mapping)
 Experience with quality management systems to drive root cause analysis and corrections
 Embrace teamwork across multiple departments to hit production output and increase financial goals.
 Ability to set financial goals, develop a plan and execute the plan to exceed them
 Purchase material/services to successfully operate the facility
 Successfully hire, supervise, orient, train and retain operations/product staff
 Promote and maintain a clean workplace that is “tour-ready” at all times.
 Be able to have critical conversations with employees to help develop and coach them.
 Ability to read drawings, plan production tasks from those drawings, and coach employees to produce product correctly.
 Ability to operate some of the standard tools on the plant floor such as overhead cranes, hand tools, batch plant, etc. While the Plant Manager will not be asked to
operate these things continuously, having some of these skills will make him/her a better coach and troubleshooter.
 Be a leader and coach leadership.
Motivate crews during morning huddles.
Lead effective Mid-Day meetings.
Coach Leads on how to set expectations on a whiteboard and have them followed.
Lead inventory counts.
Promote safety best practices in meetings with other Plant Managers.
 Perform any other duties as assigned by the General Manager as deemed appropriate and necessary by them.

Qualifications and Experience


Qualifications
 Bachelor's Degree in business, operations, engineering or equivalent experience
 10+ years of experience working in a leadership role in an industrial manufacturing environment preferred
 Experience with precast/concrete or building materials is a plus
 Proven track record of developing, leading and maintaining a continuous improvement mind-set at the plant

Other Key Attributes
 Ability to work on your feet for the majority of the day in a production/plant environment subject to areas that are unheated and/or non-air conditioned
 Ability to work with computer as necessary (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, AX)
 Ability to lead and direct other individuals and work with other group leaders
 Results-oriented, self-motivated and mature person able to work without supervision
 A creative self-starter capable of developing and improving a strong and results oriented production department.
 A team player and leader, capable of mentoring and grooming effective production teams

How to Apply


In return, the company offers a competitive package commensurate with the demands of the position.
Written applications which state ones expected salary together with detailed Curriculum vitae, to include contact details and certified copies of academic and
professional qualifications to be submitted on or before 27 July 2021 to hr@winstenprecast.co.zw

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