Live Wire Recruitment Consultants: Shift Supervisor – Packing Plant


Job opportunities have arisen for a Shift Supervisors in the Packing Plant area. Reporting to the Packing Plant Coordinator, the successful incumbents will be required to ensure planning, supervision and leadership of the shift, and safe operation of the production process by leading initiatives to control, achieve technical KPI’s and to provide support to the Packing Plant Coordinator in improving the running of the Packing Plant.

Duties & Responsibilities

Key Performance Areas:

  • Monitoring loading of bags
  • Optimisation of packer machines
  • Ensure production targets are met
  • Packaging stock level
  • Daily, weekly, monthly production reports and statistics
  • Generate SAP notifications and do fault findings
  • Lead, plan and supervise the shift
  • Ensure defects are reported to engineering, follow up that defects has been resolved and production is running at optimum
  • Ensure accuracy on physical stocks-pallets and plastics
  • Ensure accuracy of measuring equipment to account for product stock
  • Manage and support SHEQ initiatives to achieve company SHEQ objectives
  • Build commitment to sustain improvements in safety
  • Perform first-line maintenance in the Packing Plant

Desired Experience & Qualification

Qualification Requirements:

  • Minimum of a N5
  • Matric
  • 3 years’ experience in the Packing Plant environment
  • Recognised Millwright Trade Test essential
  • Production Management qualification will be an added advantage
  • Supervisory Experience

Package & Remuneration

Market Related