Review and inspect critical performance parameters on a daily basis, for functionality, and addressing potential risks. Keep a historical account of operating parameters, monitors for longer term potential deviations.
Mentor, guide and support operating personnel in achieving the required operating parameters and ensure effective checks on the plant is done Develop and update Best Operating Practices and Safe Work Procedures for the section in conjunction with the Shift Superintendents.
Effective management of section costs within the allocated budget. Investigate all unplanned downtime and institute corrective actions as well as complete RCA timeously.
Assist with problem solving and corrective actions by facilitating, initiating and participating in team-based problem solving.
Ensure competency and development of personnel. Identify high flyers for further development and succession planning. Ensure that training manual material per position is updated regularly and is applicable to current process capabilities Keep abreast with technical knowledge within section of responsibility Facilitate and co-ordinate the shut-down process and operational tasks during planned outages from an operational perspective.
Assist on shut planning, schedules and administration. Manage all machine clothing for effective production functions and performance.
Liaison with respective suppliers on raw material and clothing requirements KEY COMPETENCIES / SKILLS Analytical Thinking Attention to Detail Resilience Pro-active and taking initiative Professionalism Influencing Organisational Awareness REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE BSc Chemical Engineering or BSc Wood Science or BTech Pulp and Paper or BTech Chemical Engineering 8 years’ experience within a production environment Computer Literate (MS Office Package) SAP knowledge will be advantageous