Production Manager

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

Description

 

Description

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

processes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

deadlines.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

activities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

affixed

 

 

 

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

properly

 

 

 

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