Production Manager

at Caprichem (Pty) Ltd
Location Kuils River, Kuils River, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Management
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR




A chemical manufacturing company in

Blackheath is recruiting for a Production Manager. This person is involved with

the planning, coordination, technical management and control of manufacturing









The person must be strong technically

orientated, bilingual and have strong inter-personal and people skills. He/she

must be able to motivate production staff, handle pressure and work to tight









This is an extremely fast-paced environment

and we need someone with experience and who can think out of the box and have

great staff management skills.












Job specific









Time Management –




Attend the Production Planning meeting at 07:30

each morning.




Familiarise yourself with the workload for the day

and plan accordingly.




Attend the Back-order meeting at 09:00 each morning




Monitor Production staff and know their whereabouts




Production -




Keep a record of staff absent from work and give

feedback to Management




Know what jobs Production staff are busy with and

where the panics are




Keep up the pressure to complete the job(s) in time




Continuously move around to monitor staff in

various work areas




Ensure tanks, equipment, containers, etc. are clean

before the next job is started




Prompt Mixers to submit samples for testing and

don’t allow tanks to stand “idle” unnecessarily




Ensure containers are clean and filled to the

correct volume/weight




Spot check labels to make sure they are properly





Check that product is correctly labelled and that

the Batch No. and Expiry Date appear on all products




Spot check caps to see that they are tightened





Ensure job cards are filled out correctly and that

batch yield is within range




Pay attention to detail




House Keeping-




Ensure all Production areas are left clean, tidy

and safe at the end of each working day




Oversee daily/weekly cleaning of the Plant as per

the Cleaning Schedule




Report all safety and maintenance matters to the

Factory Manager



The person will ideally come from a similar

environment and will have worked for 3-5 years in management/supervisory

positions. A relevant tertiary qualification will be advantageous.


Interested candidates can send their CV