CHEP is a global provider of supply chain solutions serving the consumer
goods, fresh food, beverage, manufacturing and retail sectors in more than 60
countries. We offer a wide range of logistics and operational platforms and
support services that are designed to increase performance and lower risk,
while protecting the environment.
Saw Mill Manager - Weatherboard KZN
The General Manager, Sawmilling is responsible
for the overall operation of the entire sawmill as well as pallet manufacturing
operations. In carrying out this role, the General Manager, Sawmilling will
ensure maximum efficiency and profitability is maintained in a safe
environment. This position is also accountable to ensure compliance with all
the statutory and environmental regulations governing sawmilling operations.
To lead the production and
supply of approximately 70% of CHEP SA's ongoing pallet and repair timber
requirements,to correct quality specs and on time delivery deadlines.
To continuously seek to
improve cutting yields and efficient utilisation of labour and plant resources
that will result in improved/efficient production flows and ultimately,
product cost as well as quality improvements.
To work in tandem with the
CHEP Sales and Marketing Development team to develop and acquire new corporate
non-pooling pallet markets as well as one-way trip whitewood pallet markets.
To oversee the proposed R15mil
sawmill capex expansion program that increase sawmill production
capacity/output by approximately 20%.
To ensure deployment of appropriate
Brambles-compliant Health and Safety as well as Zero Harm principles through
training, safety-compliant production controls and procedures, and operational
site security measures.
- Sawn timber recovery in excess of 52%
- Logs cut - 400m3 /day
- Log stock holding
- Sawn timber stock holding
- Consignment pallets for CHEP
Operational cost (plant metrics)
Employee Satisfaction (BES)
Customer satisfaction (NPS)
Raw material availability (MRP)
Safety, health & environment (SHE) - GAP audits
Annual Revenue Budget: R
- Regions: 3 Countries
- Product groups: Pallets /
Repair Materials, FMCG and Agric Markets
Stock keeping locations
Preferred Tertiary Qualification in Engineering / Production
Extensive Sawmill experience
Good working knowledge of
kiln Drying processes
Good working knowledge of
Production Management experience (eg. Pallet manufacturing)
SAP knowledge an advantage
8 - 10 years general
management experience (forestry / production / engineering / logistics
industry) - preferably in some type of sawmill supervision
If you are
interested in applying for the above role, please send your updated cv in word
format to email@example.com
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