Production Team Leader

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Supervisor / Manager
  • Experience 3 Years
  • What we do Manufacturing & Warehousing
  • Qualifications Diploma level
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Job Description

Our client specializes in the design and manufacture of environmentally responsible rigid plastic packaging for the food, beverage, and industrial sectors.

With a focus on sustainability, the company is committed to producing high-quality products that meet the needs of their customers. As a leader in the plastic manufacturing industry, they are dedicated to maintaining industry standards and delivering innovative solutions.

Our client is looking for a skilled and experienced Production Team Leader to join their dynamic team in the plastic manufacturing industry. This role requires strong leadership capabilities and extensive knowledge of the production process in the plastics manufacturing environment.

As the Production Team Leader, you will be responsible for effectively managing and allocating labour resources to meet production targets, customer requirements, and safety, health, environment, and quality (SHEQ) standards.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and control the production team, ensuring efficient allocation and utilization of labour resources.
  • Conduct routine meetings and provide feedback to team members, fostering employee engagement and departmental cohesion.
  • Utilize your production experience in plastics manufacturing to monitor machine and mould performance.
  • Ensure accurate booking of finished goods into stores, maintaining proper inventory control.
  • Provide training, mentoring, and coaching to team members, fostering their professional growth and development.
  • Uphold safety and housekeeping standards, promoting a safe and clean work environment.
  • Monitor and follow up on planned actions, tasks, responsibilities, and commitments for yourself, team members, and others to ensure service excellence.
  • Ensure efficient and accurate packing and labelling of products according to customer requirements.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in operating and maintaining service equipment such as ABC compressors, Atlas Copco compressors, Trane Chiller, Teva Cooling towers, and Diesel generators.
  • Possess process knowledge in HDPE Extrusion Blow moulding (rotary), HDPE Extrusion blow moulding (double station), Injection blow moulding (closures), and Stretch blow moulding (PET).
  • Exhibit strong delegation, communication, conflict handling, monitoring, controlling, and problem-solving skills.
  • Provide effective follow-up on tasks and demonstrate flexibility and integrity in your work.
  • Take responsibility for your actions and contribute to the overall success of the production team.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Engineering Diploma/Equivalent and Trade tested/+ND Electrical/Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the plastic manufacturing industry, specifically in a production role.
  • Strong knowledge of production processes and equipment in the plastics manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent delegation, communication, conflict handling, monitoring, controlling, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing production demands.
  • Demonstrated integrity, energy, and a strong sense of responsibility.

Please indicate your salary expectations when applying. To apply for this position, please submit your CV in Word format.

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