DAV: Team Leader

  • Full Time
  • Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa



Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assisting with the day to day leadership of the team
  • Maintaining efficiencies of 85% or higher
  • Ensure the product quality meets and beats expectations
  • Ensuring accurate completion of production tally sheets
  • Monitoring raw material usage
  • Monitoring machine and mould performance
  • Coordinating all on hold products
  • Ensuring packing and labeling is efficiently and correctly packed
  • Ensuring correct paperwork is displayed at machines and completed correctly
  • Liaising with quality inspectors continuously to ensure product standards are correct
  • Allocating staff to relevant machine(s) as needed per staffing schedule
  • Assisting staff at machines as needed
  • Ensuring that adherence to all safety standards are followed
  • Ensuring housekeeping is above 90% for the factory and packing areas
  • Assisting with Maintenance and Mould changes as required
  • Process Optimisation and recipe creation for new products
  • Ensuring all moulds are serviced as per annual service schedule
  • Ensure all mould consumables are available, and neatly stored with a weekly stock take
  • Manage machine critical spares and ensure list is up to date
  • Ensure completion of all machine maintenance and ensure relevant checks are completed
  • Involved in weekly Production Meeting


To be considered for this position applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum of an N4 or T2 (Mechanical, / Electrical or Mechatronics)
  • At least 2 years Team Leader/ Supervisory experience
  • A technical diploma or qualification would be advantageous
  • 5 years or more FMCG Experience

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