Production Superintendent, Batch Manufacturing (Copper Extrusion) – East Rand, Gauteng – Ref: 1202260-1

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Ref: 1202260-1

Job Description:

Position is open due to internal promotion, reports to Departmental Manager (Casting and Extrusion). A great company to work for, they really care for their employee’s, they offer training and development and growth opportunities. They reinvest their profits in their people and to improving their manufacturing facility, so as to expand and to diversify their product range.  Their clients are local and Internationally based.

Responsible to manage the production of the day shift team. Working closely with sales, planning, HSE and maintenance departments. Focused on meeting production targets.

You are either young with high energy levels, focused on growing and improving yourself or you are a mature, experienced Production Supervisor known to be a ‘father figure’ in mentoring and developing your production team, always looking at ways to improve the production processes and to motivate your team to better themselves. Enhancing your team’s performance to ensure that production targets are met.

Direct subordinates include a day-shift Team Leader and production Operators. A batch manufacturing process – work closely with the sales team and planning. ERP planning system. Work with an older team of operators that have been with the organisation for many years. Working with many different cultures.

Proven management and supervisory skills. You are a self- starter, dedicated, hard-working, and you work well with others. Able to work with many different cultures, fluent in Zulu, a quick learner – eager to learn from others. Focused on growing yourself and your team. Your skills include problem solving, proper planning and people development. Good communication skills (written and verbal). Able to make decisions. Computer literate: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and presentation skills; experience with ERP planning system.

Position details:

Primary purpose: To manage the production of the day shift team. Working closely with sales, planning, HSE and maintenance departments. Focused on meeting production targets. Manage production, production personnel, planning and scheduling of daily jobs in production, without compromising on Quality and Safety, and minimizing waste. To meet customer specifications according to product design.
Reports to: Departmental Manager (Casting and Extrusion)
Job description / core competencies:

Liaising with planning and sales department, maintenance and SHEQ.
Monitoring employee attendance.
Execution of the production plan.
Dealing with production team grievances and disciplinary procedures.
Updating production spread sheet
Reporting and recording deficiencies with in the plant.
Encourage and motivate production team for continuous improvements
Ensuring manufacturing targets are met.
Eliminate waste and boost efficiency on production.
Reporting of maintenance problems to the maintenance personnel.
Ensure proper use of the equipment to avoid damage.
Participation in safety meetings with the team where safety performance is discussed as well as improvement required.
Participation in disciplinary investigations in cases where own team members are involved.
Participating in assessment of the performance of team members and the recording of that information for correcting poor performance and planning for further training and development.
Reporting of and investigating significant incidents as well as participating in formal inquiries where necessary.
Monitoring the performance trend during the shift and investigating and reporting on deviations of KPI’s according to established protocols.
The integrity of all data recorded on own shift (production figures and downtime) – accurately and on time.
The maintenance of good housekeeping standards in production.

Location (country, city): Springs, Gauteng

Job Qualification & Experience:

Tertiary qualification with a minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience in supervising and managing a production team.
Essential that you are fluent in Zulu and computer literate.
Experience with ERP Planning advantageous.

Proven management and supervisory skills, people management and leadership skills. You are a self-starter, dedicated, hard-working, and you work well with others. Able to work with many different cultures, fluent in Zulu, a quick learner – eager to learn from others. Focused on growing yourself and your team. Your skills include problem solving, proper planning and people development. Good communication skills (written and verbal). Able to make decisions.

Company Description:

Unique, privately owned company, always investing in upgrading and expanding the manufacturing facility to provide more jobs and to expand into new markets. A great company to work for, they really care for their employee’s, they offer training and development and growth opportunities. They reinvest their profits in their people and to improving their manufacturing facility, so as to expand and to diversify their product range.  Their clients are local and Internationally based.

 

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

Production Superintendent, Batch Manufacturing (Copper Extrusion) – East Rand, Gauteng – Ref: 1202260-1

Production Superintendent

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