Production Supervisor
Cape Town, WC, ZA
5d ago

About the role

The primary goal of this position is to lead the production staff to achieve production targets, key ratios, KPI’s, while maintaining a safe and efficient operation and producing products to the required quality standards.

He or she must possess good technical knowledge and understanding of the manufacturing process and be able to quickly identify and correct manufacturing variance.

Key responsibilities

  • To manage staff and co-ordinate all support functions on a shift to ensure production outputs are met, within the correct quality and health and safety specifications.
  • Plan, organise and control the manufacturing process and people resources for the production of goods to the required manufacturing standards and customer order delivery dates
  • Ability to work on challenging lead time
  • Manage the performance and productivity of factory staffs
  • Manage and control factory staff attendance, timekeeping, overtime, leave and sick leave cycles
  • Drive housekeeping, efficiency, cost control, quality, waste and safety standards in the Plant
  • Ensure manufacturing equipment is maintained based on a planned maintenance approach
  • A working knowledge of lean manufacturing, HACCP, audit requirements and world class manufacturing
  • A Good working knowledge of health and safety and housekeeping in a production environment
  • Qualifications and skills

  • Minimum National Diploma Production / Manufacturing / Food Technology or related discipline
  • Minimum of 3-5 years working experience in supervisory capacity in a chemical process or food manufacturing industry
  • Valid Driver’s License - must have own vehicle
  • Strong communication skills-English and Afrikaans written and verbal
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) applications are essential
  • SAP experience will be an advantage
  • Prior experience in stock take
  • Display strong people management skill to lead a team
  • An excellent team player with high commitment and able to perform under pressure
  • Should be comfortable working in a fast changing and growing global environment where accountability, quality, timeliness are key components
  • Job Location : Cape Town (Montague Gardens), South Africa

    Reporting to : Manufacturing Manager

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