Cosmopolitan Recruitment was formed in 2004 by Dan Magano. It is 100% owned and managed by him

Dan Magano has Honours Degree in Human Resources Develoment and Bachelor of Public Administration and other related post matric qualifications

The main business focus is the general recruitment of good quality candidates for all positions for any company

Cosmopolitan Recruitment has strong database of EE candidates for all positions

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General Manager,Plant Engineering,Potchstroom
Posted date [2018-Aug-01] (ID: 69234)


DIVISION:                        PLANT ENGINEERING



PURPOSE OF THE JOB:   The main purpose of this job is to add value to company’s Business Plan by transforming acquired plant engineering business opportunities into financial prosperity by means of effective management thereof for the company


This position provides strategic guidance to the Plant Engineering portfolio to meet company’s business objectives as well as ensuring client satisfaction.




·   Lead an executive team in the design, development, fabrication, construction, commissioning and integration of ammunition production facilities and training solutions in the defence environment.

·  Recruit and form a strong knowledgeable, multi-disciplinary team from the international and local market to enable quick success, thus ensuring the establishment of critical technologies in the company

·  Create and monitor personal and overhead budgets in accordance with company guidelines

·  Develop and/or acquire new technologies and capabilities as a strategic extension of the company’s international Plant Engineering business

·   Implement and offer the new capability to the market through the company’s New Business Development and Sales structure

·  Establish and maintain standards and policies for installation, modification, quality control, testing, operating procedure, inspection, and maintenance of equipment, according to engineering principles and safety regulations

·  Create and negotiate co-operation agreements with industrial partners for achieving business objectives

·  Ensure the implementation of the latest technologies and processes into engineering solution on foreign as well as company opportunities

·   Provide innovate solutions, as alternatives, to the current product offering and to match international standards

·   Plans, directs, and coordinates activities concerned with design, construction, modification, and maintenance of equipment and machinery in the chemical plant

·   Foster transformation and employment equity in the department in lieu of the company objectives




·  BEng/BSc Process, Mechanical Engineering or chemical or similar qualification

·  A minimum of 10 years applicable experience in process engineering

·   Experience with Change Management processes and Project Management

·  Demonstrated experience with  interaction with clients

·  Must have advanced knowledge of engineering and engineering design principles

·   Must have advanced understanding of contract management principles

·   Must have strong analytical and negotiating skills 

·   Demonstrated experience in managing a business division, forming and leading a successful high-calibre team



·   Strategic thinking

·    Be innovative and creative

·    Strong leadership abilities

·    Strong negotiation and management abilities

·  Ability to effectively interface with all levels of management with excellent interpersonal and written communication skills to interact with local and international contacts


The role calls for a highly energetic, self-driven, independent, self-motivated person with excellent leadership and communication skills, and the ability to meet tight deadlines

and work under pressure. The incumbent will work in a professional manner at all times taking ownership of ensuring they stay on top of things and being responsive and flexible to the dynamic, fast changing environment. Candidates must possess high levels of integrity together with strong self-leadership and team leadership abilities.



Job Title General Manager,Plant Engineering,Potchstroom
Post Details
Posted By Cosmopolitan Recruitment
Job Function General Manager:Plant Engineering
Start Date As soon as possible
Salary Highly Negotiable
Location Potchsfroom
Phone No
Email dan(at)
Deadline 2018-Aug-10
Region Location -> North West
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Engineering

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