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Production/Operations Manager - Critical Skills Visa South Africa

If you’re a production/operations manager, then your occupation is currently in high demand in South Africa. Production/operations manager is featured on the critical skills occupation list. (View critical skills occupation list).

Production Operations Manager SA

Productions/operations manager’s job description:

- Plans, organises, directs and controls the manufacturing activities of an organisation including physical and human resources. Measures performance, quality and implements continuous improvement strategies.

Productions/operations manager’s daily tasks:

- Overseeing the production process, drawing up a production schedule;

- Ensuring that the production is cost effective;

- Making sure that products are produced on time and are of good quality;

- Working out the human and material resources needed;

- Drafting a timescale for the job;

- Estimating costs and setting the quality standards;

- Monitoring the production processes and adjusting schedules as needed;

- Being responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment;

- Monitoring product standards and implementing quality-control programmes;

- Liaising among different departments, e.g. suppliers, managers;

- Working with managers to implement the company's policies and goals;

- Ensuring that health and safety guidelines are followed;

- Supervising and motivating a team of workers;

- Reviewing worker performance;

- Identifying training needs.

Production/operations manager can apply for a critical skills visa which entitles them to legally live and work in South Africa for a period of 5 years and with the option to renew this visa.

Advantages of applying for a critical skills visa:

- No job offer required

- 12 months to secure employment in South Africa

- Freedom of movement between employers

- No recommendation letter needed

- A route to permanent residency

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How to qualify for a critical skills visa:

- Clear criminal record

- Register occupation with a professional body in South Africa

- Assess all foreign qualifications in South Africa

Contact New World Immigration to see if you’re eligible to apply for a critical skills visa or complete our free online assessment form and our friendly consultants will contact you within 24 hours.


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