Production Supervisor Needed

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Minimum requirements for the role: 

  • A Trade qualification as an Electrician or Millwright or Fitter is essential.
  • Must be prepared to work shift as well as live within 30km of the factory and have a driver’s licence and own vehicle.
  • Must have Plastic Packaging Manufacturing experience.
  • Compression moulding experience on SACMI compression moulders is preferred
  • Previous experience at Supervision or Managerial level in a high-speed manufacturing environment is essential, as well as have managed a team of at least 20 people.
  • Must have an excellent understanding of the impact of scrap, efficiencies and leadership on output and cost.
  • Must have a very good understanding of disciplinary processes and leading and mentoring non-performers
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills with the ability to identify and resolve capacity constraints are essential.
  • Must have the ability to motivate people and handle pressure well.
  • Must be computer literate in Microsoft Office with the ability to learn and operate production planning or company operating software is essential.
  • Ability to work with Management, Administration, Sales and Factory workers is essential.
  • Sound ability to communicate effectively across all levels is essential.

The successful candidate will be responsible for: 

  • Observing and evaluating workers and work procedures in order to ensure quality standards and service.
  • Assigning responsibilities and work stations to employees in accordance with work requirements.
  • Complying with all company policies and procedures.
  • Assisting the team with process setting, mould changes and maintenance.
  • Providing manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting and analysing production performance records and data.
  • Resolving personnel problems by analysing data, investigating issues, identifying solutions and recommending corrective action.
  • Maintaining housekeeping of the factory at all times and supervising end of shift cleaning.
  • Ensuring operation of equipment by arranging repairs and evaluating new equipment and processes


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