A leading plastic manufacturer is looking for a dynamic Technical Manager to join the team. The position is based in Malvern East, Germiston.

The incumbent will be responsible for delivering support and enhancements Technical Function.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Drive employees results in the facility by instilling continuous improvement and excellence in operating and usage/setting of equipment and housekeeping practices.
  • Oversee that appropriate processes are utilized to ensure high productivity.
  • Identify/perform preventative maintenance tasks and maintenance tasks.
  • Lead the creation and implementation of technical improvements, machine optimization and maintenance systems for the manufacturing process.
  • Suggest and assist in implement cost-saving and continual improvement ideas.
  • Working with managers effectively to execute the policies and goals of the company.
  • Troubleshoot moulding issues by evaluating the moulded parts, machine, support equipment, and/or raw materials to determine problems and optimize process.
  • Mentoring employees where and when necessary.
  • To liaise with toolroom on requirements needed on moulds or machines.

Desired Experience & Qualification

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Min 10 Years Plastic Manufacturing experience in Technical Capacity.
  • Min 10 Years experience in Managerial role.
  • Tertiary degree qualification compulsory.
  • Strong mathematical / statistical bias.
  • Excellent communicator to all levels of an organization.
  • Well disciplined, structured thinker, with exceptional work ethic.
  • Organizational & Time Management Skills


  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in English (writing; reading and speaking)
  • Ability to work Independently and under pressure.
  • Strong Problem-Solving abilities
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational abilities.
  • Meticulous with attention to detail
  • Teamwork and support
  • Able to take initiative and use own judgement.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
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