Asset Leader
Cape Town, South Africa
5d ago

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an Asset Leader to be based in the Epping Mill(Cape Town). The position reports to the Operations Manager.

The successful incumbent will manage and lead a multi-disciplined Asset and Crew Teams in order to achieve excellence in safety, quality, centre lining, productivity, housekeeping, cost management, human resource and asset management

  • Safety you will direct and maintain high level of safety and 5S housekeeping awareness through 100% employee participation and the development of sound safety programmes and maintenance of good working conditions, adherence to Organisation and Legal Safety rules and regulations.
  • Quality you will ensure that quality and centreline culture is adopted, implemented and enforced and that quality systems are adhered and compliance is achieved by the shift teams.
  • Participate in quality review meetings.

  • You will maintain a run to target philosophy at all times. Continuous monitoring of PASS / quality charts results and coordinating of relevant corrective actions.
  • Assist in providing answers to customer quality complaints and providing action plans to prevent these from re-occurring.

  • Productivity you will manage programmes which will ensure optimum performance in achieving targets and objectives in the areas of waste, output, machine delay / efficiency and reliability
  • Cost you will manage departmental costs i.e. overtime, operating and maintenance ensuring that they are in line with budgets
  • Technical Development you will manage the inspection and replacing of all wearing parts in accordance with the relevant PM schedules.
  • Assisting with the planning and set up of the machine for all product and process trials.

  • Manager all HR related matters including training and development of staff members
  • Qualification / Experience :

  • Minimum of a Degree / B. Tech in either electrical, mechanical, industrial or chemical engineering or operations management.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience on high speed manufacturing equipment, of which at least 4 years must be at a supervisory level.
  • Previous knowledge of Diaper, Pants, Fem care machines and an understanding of Kimberly-Clark's Policies and Procedures would be an advantage.
  • Sound knowledge of I.R. and L.R.A. Practices and experience in leadership or supervisory capacity in a manufacturing environment would be an advantage.
  • Must demonstrate good leadership qualities in line with K.C policies and practices.
  • Computer Literacy is important
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