Minimum requirements for the role :
A Tertiary qualification in Production Management or related or having a Trade qualification as an Electrician or Millwright or Fitter is essential.
Must be prepared to work continuous night shift as well as live within 25km of the factory and have a drivers license and own vehicle.
Previous experience at Supervision / Managerial level in a high-speed manufacturing environment is essential, as well as have managed a team of at least 20 people.
Having worked within the FMCG environment is preferable.
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 workstations to employees in accordance with work requirements.
Complying with all company policies and procedures.
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.
Salary package, including benefits, is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.