4 Jun '21
CMT Production Manager

Logistics, Warehouse & Freight, Western Cape Airport Industria

R 22000

CMT Manufacturing company based in Airport Industria is looking for a Production Manager to assist the Operations Manager with the full manufacturing functions in the cut, manufacture and trim department as well as the printing line.


  • Experience running a multi-faceted CMT line working with heavy fabrics and upholstery.
  • Ability to manage and run production to schedule.
  • Knowledge of screen printing would be advantageous but must be willing to learn this if not.
  • Must have experience in patternmaking and product development.
  • Fluent in English and Afrikaans
  • Computer literacy with experience in Excel and Word.
  • Post matric qualification would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge and experience in LEAN manufacturing methods.
  • Quality and production focused.



  • Do clean check of all incoming canvas and print orders.
  • Check on Stock levels and make out PO request to Log Manager if required – follow up on order progress and delivery date.
  • Liaise with Graphics department and follow up on progress and delivery date.
  • Keep track of all work in progress in all sections/departments.
  • Conduct daily morning meetings with each department
  • Attend daily meeting with ops manager to report on attendees, absenteeism, production progress, obstacles and delays.
  • Do first off checks of new production items.
  • Manage production and progress on an hourly basis. Ensure that visual management boards are updated.
  • Ensure housekeeping and 5S system is in place at all times.
  • Ensure all health and safety requirements are met.
  • Constantly assess and re-assess production methods and workflow to find areas of possible improvement.
  • Communicate clearly and adequately with other departments and managers to overcome daily obstacles.
  • Carry out regular skills assessments and identify training needs and weak areas and ensure upskilling and cross training is done.
  • Manage all preventative maintenance that it is done on time according to schedules.
  • Manage all tools and equipment in the departments and that they are kept in perfect working order at all times.


Other Benefits: 50% medical contribution

Ad Visible Until: 19 June 2021
Ref: SW002749/AM

Vacancy Type: Permanent