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Job Title
Production Supervisor
Employment Type
Full Time
3 to 5 years
Job Published
17 October 2023
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Production Supervisor required for a leading packaging company based in East London


  • Grade 12
  • National Diploma / Degree in Production Management
  • Recognised Apprenticeship in Converting / Corrugator preferable

Job Requirements

  • ± 3 or more years of experience working in a manufacturing, production environment;
  • ± 2 or more years of experience supervising employees within a manufacturing, production environment
  • Understanding of Flexo- Graphic Printing process
  • Availability to work shift work and overtime when needed
  • Knowledge of ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO45001, ISO22001
  • Experience with computer applications such as: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook


  • Work closely with team members to provide a safe work environment. Make recommendations to improve safety, environmental and health of the entire facility;
  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the shift with constant emphasis on safety, quality, delivery and cost;
  • Plan, assign and direct work for all hourly production employees; appraise performance and provide feedback as needed, assist in resolving complaints; hold employees accountable as needed; communicate issues and results on a daily basis;
  • Responsible to maintain department visual controls, and continuous improvement methods to the manufacturing floor;
  • Direct and execute daily production requirements;
  • Meet or exceed productivity goals. Maintain waste generation at or below budgeted standard;
  • Inspect the finished product to ensure quality specifications are met;
  • Maintain full compliance of all policies; safety rules; housekeeping excellence;
  • Ensure all production reporting is completed timely and accurately for each shift;
  • Must possess problem solving/root cause analysis skills; leadership and interpersonal skills; ability to motivate teams to exceed expectation; communication, planning and organizations skills; sense of urgency and accountability; customer focus; ability to work effectively in cross functional team environment.
  • Strong interpersonal relations and written communications skills

Should you wish to apply please email your CV through to Emily Lessing at emily@profilepersonnel.co.za

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive a response within 14 days please consider your application unsuccessful. We will keep your CV on our database for any other relevant roles that may arise.



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