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
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.