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  • Posted: Feb 14, 2020
    Deadline: Mar 6, 2020
  • TFG (The Foschini Group) is a South African fashion lifestyle retailer & comprises of 22 fashion forward brands. Our range includes some of the leading fashion, home wear, sportswear, cellular and jewellery brands in the country, as well as a host of innovative financial services. TFG comprises of the following 22 exciting retail brands; @home, @homelivi...
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    TFG Manufacturing Production Management Development Programme

    Are you interested in becoming a future leader in TFG’s World Class Manufacturing division? Then this exciting opportunity is just for you.
    TFG Design & Manufacturing is looking for young, enthusiastic, dynamic graduates to join a first of its kind SA Clothing Production Management Development Academy.
    The programme is a 24 month journey that will provide the successful candidates with a comprehensive theoretical and practical understanding of the following foundational pillars to

    Clear understanding of the retail clothing and textiles value chain highlighting:

    • What drives the value chain (the why?);
    • Links between upstream and downstream activities from garment assembly stage
    • The Quick Response retail model (strategic cornerstone of the Foschini Group)
    • Clear understanding of the role of production managers within this context
    • A foundational technical understanding of workstudy & garment assembly
    • Strong people skills and team management capability
    • A foundational understanding of production technologies
    • Clear understanding of World Class Manufacturing and Lean manufacturing methodologies to ensure best practice manufacturing standards

    The programme aims to prepare and equip future leaders, while earning an entry level salary, and ensure a sound pipeline into the following imperative roles in our business:

    • Operations Managers
    • Quality Assurance Managers
    • Continuous Improvement Engineers
    • Planning & Logistics Managers
    • Process and Project Managers

    Technical Manufacturing Managers

    • Has good interpersonal and communication skills
    • Has a Diploma / Degree in Clothing Management/ Industrial Engineering / Operations Management
    • Has good planning and organising skills and be able to prioritise
    • Is reliable and hard working
    • Is able to work under pressure to meet regular deadlines
    • Enjoys working in a team.
    • Currently reside in Cape Town
    • Must be a South African Citizen
    • Currently be between the ages of 18 – 35 years old (South African Youth Age Requirement)
    • Must be available from April 2020 for the duration of the programme

    Competencies and behaviours for success:

    • To be self-motivated, well organised and able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • Multi-tasking with the ability to focus and attend to multiple things
    • To be able to perform at a high level of accuracy
    • Proven written and verbal communication skill
    • Sound decision making ability
    • Ability to show initiative and be resourceful
    • Apply now before March the 6th and potentially commence in April 2020 as a TFG employee!
    • All pre-screening questions must be completed.
    • Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act and in line with TFG’s Employment Equity Policy.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to TFG (The Foschini Group) on to apply
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