Production Supervisor
Professional Recruitment Partners
6d ago

Production Supervisor position exists within a stable construction products company in Durban. Salary R20 000 - R25 000CTC

Duties and responsibilities include :

To maintain an efficient production environment within the requirements of health & safety, 5S standards and company policies and procedures.

  • Ensure sufficient stock holding of all raw and packaging materials are available when required.
  • Ensure that all production orders are closed off on a daily basis.
  • Ensure the upkeep of all factory maintenance and repairs.
  • Ensure new employees are trained and well inducted with company policies and procedures with great emphasis on health and safety.
  • To oversee and co-ordinate a motivated, well organised, workforce and workplace.
  • Ensure all production statistics are recorded on relevant computer programs.
  • Ensure that all pre-weighed batches are checked prior to manufacturing,
  • Ensure that all batches are manufactured in accordance with the manufacturing procedure for the product,
  • Follow through with Quality Control on product testing and report all delays longer than an hour to the Production Supervisor,
  • Plan and prepare factory for stock-take,
  • Maintain good house-keeping,
  • Report all maintenance concerns to Production Manager,
  • Maintain effective communication with all staff,
  • Ensure staff report to their work-stations promptly,
  • Ensure staff comply with wearing issued PPE’s,
  • Report staff problems and issues to Production Manager and seek advice on disciplinary measures if necessary,
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of Production Process,
  • Be required to work overtime as and when required, and
  • Any other reasonable duty as instructed from time to time
  • Minimum requirements

  • Chemical Engineering / Analytical Chemistry Diploma or B-Tech Degree qualification,
  • Must have solid 5 years manufacturing experience,
  • Experience within our industry (Chemical sector or similar),
  • Knowledge of epoxy and resins an added advantage,
  • Must be able to supervise a team of 10 staff,
  • Fork-lift licence an added advantage,
  • Quality Control experience in a Lab or similar an added advantage,
  • Must have been in the same or similar work capacity,
  • Must be able to read, speak and communicate in English,
  • Preference to Afrikaans and Zulu or Tswana languages added advantage,
  • Must be computer literate,
  • Must be able to work overtime as and when required,
  • Must have own reliable transport
  • Must be able to work under pressure and short lead-times with production dead-lines; especially over month-end

    Salary R20 000 - R25 000

    Benefits are Medical Aid and Provident Fund.

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