EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS: COMPLETED

POSITION: Chief Operating Officer

NATURE OF BUSINESS: A leading manufacturer of industrial products

JOB LOCATION: Johannesburg

REPORTING TO: Chief Executive Officer

 

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY:

The incumbent will collaborate with the Chief Executive Officer in setting and driving organisational vision and operational strategy. They will translate strategy into actionable goals for performance and growth helping to implement organisation-wide goal setting, performance management, and annual operating planning. As COO, they will oversee company operations and employee productivity, building a highly inclusive culture ensuring team members thrive and organisational outcomes are met.

 

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • At least 5 - 10 years’ experience in an executive leadership role in a custom engineered product manufacturing organisation which supplies industrial equipment and consumables to major industries including power generation, mining, petrochemical, motor, construction, food, paper or steel sectors
  • Must have been responsible for a company/division with annual revenues of at least R500 million
  • Deep experience in managing and optimising a manufacturing process
  • Commercial acumen is required, with strong finance and supply chain management experience
  • Experience in working with ERP systems
  • Has driven business expansion before

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ideally a graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or relevant field
  • A financial or business administration qualification will be an advantage