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Regional Operations Manager: Sub-Saharan Africa ( French / Geochemistry / Laboratory / ISO / Instrumentation ) - South Africa

JHB, Gauteng
Reference Number: 98 27 01 MNW
Job Description:
Our Client, an international laboratory and inspection services company, is looking for a Regional Operations Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa to join their team. The candidate will be responsible for overseeing the operational functions of their division within and will provide technical support and strategic planning to the business to meet and reduce turnaround time targets.
  • Managing all of the relevant instrumentation such as ICP-AES , XRF , Leco , AAS , Wet Chemistry
  • Develop and implement projects align to business strategy
  • Monitor and report on technical projects at Exco level
  • Research and keeping abreast with new technology, trends and changes within the industry.
  • Monthly reports including departmental projected budget
  • Present to and consult with management on departmental challenges, market trends and information feedback
  • Institute sound cost saving initiatives at all times within the Technical section to ensure financial targets are met
  • Define, plan, and oversee sound system changes and improvement projects periodically to facilitate continuous operational improvement, productivity initiatives, and production efficiencies
  • Alert the management to key emerging risk areas
  • Make input to improve risk mitigation strategies
  • Actively participate in crisis management activities as and when required
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • A bachelor level tertiary qualification in Chemistry, Science/Instrumentation. BSc Honours in Chemistry would be advantageous.
  • Minimum of 5-10 years’ experience in a Senior Manager role in ICP-AES, ICP-MS, XRF, Leco, AAS, Wet chemistry, HG Specialty
  • Proven track record in a commercial analytical laboratory or related industry / environment
  • Knowledge of ISO17025 accreditation system.
  • Will be expected to travel as needed to regions

Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Permanent
If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Mitchill Wernich at mwernich@camining.com
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Mitchill Wernich
Recruitment Consultant    
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