Production Manager
Durpro Workforce Solutions
Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal
Posted 06 January 2020

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Job Description

Excellent opportunity for production focused leader required to join market leader in Packaging Industry

This organized and efficient individual with strong communication skills will be required to:

  • Manage the Flexibles Department.
  • Develop a highly skilled and high performance team
  • Develop a Shop Floor Schedule and maximise the utilisation of available resources
  • Manage the execution of the schedule at least cost, and that all products conform to customer requirements.
  • Control of production processes and shop-floor management to ensure compliance with specified production parameters
  • Approve and manage product technical specification.
  • Ensuring strict compliance with local- and group quality, hygiene and occupational
  • safety regulations.
  • Ensure that the required people skills are developed and available.
  • Ensure that housekeeping of the highest standards are achieved and maintained.
  • Ensure that machines are cleaned as per agreed schedules, and that cleaning is to
  • required standard.
  • Ensure that machines and equipment are well maintained at all times.
  • Ensure ISO 9002 system is current and adhered to
  • Ensure adherence to the BRCiOP (Hygiene) global standard.
  • Ensure adherence to the ISO 14001 system.
  • Evaluate the OPS Department’s performance, develop and implement action plans
  • to ensure continuous improvement and a clear transition into a LEAN Manufacturing environment.
  • Investigate customer quality complaints, determine root causes and implement
  • corrective action timely that will eliminate re-occurrence.
  • Cost and Budget management.



Qualifications & experience required:

  • Matric
  • Production / Management Qualification/ Industrial Engineering Qualification.
  • Profound knowledge and experience in the production and processing of printed
  • and laminated materials (Gravure and HD Flexo-Printing, Solvent-based and Solventfree
  • lamination) of the flexible packaging industry.
  • Understanding of Health and Safety
  • At least ten (10) years production management experience in the flexible packaging
  • Project Management experience
  • Strong technical capacity in gravure/HD flexo print and converting machine systems
  • plus related infrastructure.
  • Good knowledge of Lean Manufacturing
  • Financial Management experience