Section Head – Production

at Puzzle Placements (Pty) Ltd
Location Pretoria, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Manufacturing
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH


Stable company situated in Pretoria North is looking for a Section Head -

Production (Laser Cutting Dept.) Suitable

Candidates must have at least 3 – 5 years experience as 'n Manager/Supervisor in a production environment.

Package & Remuneration:
Market related


Matric (preferred)

Code 8 driver license

Computer Literacy in MS Office (essential)

Experience in production within the manufacturing industry

Hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, electrical and industrial skills (beneficial)

Educational Requirements

Qualification in CNC operations and management (beneficial)


Conduct proper production planning in advance

Maintain production targets by ensuring that the required products are delivered daily

Render guidance to the logistics to ensure effective and efficient supply of parts and materials

Manage and address discipline and general work performance of employees and lasers within the department

Monitor, control and ensure completion of all daily tasks within your sections

Act proactively by identifying, solving and/or reporting unforeseen challenges

Attend to and sign off all clock cards and process to payroll weekly

Manage the department resources and all materials involved

Re-engineer logistical process including provision and control of materials

Manage and monitor tools within the department in liaison with the Department Manager

Responsible and accountable for all OHS matters

Management of all machines in your section

Control duties by recording the movement of products through the production process against preplanned schedules

Identify and report production backlogs or short falls in materials

Report problems or situations to the Department Manager

Ensure that all work done on production line is on standard and adheres to quality standards

Ensure that all employees adhere to safety and security regulations and procedures

Oversee QC in the department, quality assurance of materials and parts received and dispatched

Communicate with Buyers and where needed with external suppliers about stock issues

Manage and control monthly stock takes as well as daily and weekly cycle counts

Reporting on monthly stock takes, scrap parts and KPI’s

Managing and monitoring laser consumables

Experience Requirements

At least 3 – 5 years experience in the supervision or management in production (laser cutting)