GM Business Systems / Head of SHEQ – Helderberg Area, Cape Town

Thursday, 4 July, 2019
Chantel Mouton     +27 74 584 4866

Our client is a niche market manufacturing company looking for a GM (Head of SHEQ) for their Business Systems division based in the Helderberg area of Cape Town.  This role is responsible for integrated “business support management” solutions across business units, where strategic and operational decisions will be made with the aim of high-quality products, based on sound business processes, for a sustainable and profitable company.

The job will focus primarily on QMS, Occupational H&S Management Systems, Operational Risk Management & Environmental Management Systems. Also including Operational Quality Control, Product Qualification & Material Testing, Fire Prevention & Conservation Management.

Main duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide leadership to the Business Systems department
  • Ensure complete adherence to ISO standards pertaining to QSE
  • Monitor and control the quality of goods delivered to customers
  • Initiate corrective action processes to address non-conformances occurring in manufacturing
  • Evaluate and decide upon key investments in equipment, infrastructure and talent
  • Ensure that all qualification procedures are executed correctly and timeously
  • Reporting of key performance metrics regarding SHEQ
  • Manage Operational Risks which are highlighted by Internal / External Audits
  • Support the development of a healthy internal culture of high performance that retains key employees and encourages their professional development

Minimum requirements:

  • A degree in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Industrial etc.)
  • ISO Auditor Certification – advantage.
  • More than 8 years’ experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment with a keen focus on Quality Assurance, SHE and Operational Risk Management.
  • Min 5 years’ – general management role.
  • Knowledge of the Labour act, OHSA and or any other regulatory acts
  • Strong leadership, mentoring and coaching skills
  • Knowledge of product development, operations/business management, procurement, budgeting & lean manufacturing
  • Planning and prioritization of multiple tasks, organizational and administrative skills
  • High ethical standards with effective decision making and good problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of QMS and standards
  • Good communicator (verbal/non-verbal) with strong presentation and negotiation skills
  • Mature, driven, confident, self-motivated and results orientated

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications

Closing date for applications:   Tuesday, 9th July 2019

Please apply with an updated MS Word/PDF CV with suitable profile photo as well as copies of qualifications.

(Please note that we experience high volumes of candidates responding to our advertised vacancies. This makes it impossible for us to reply to each applicant individually. Should you not hear from us within a two week period after applying, please consider your application unsuccessful.)