Distell: Production Controller (Port Elizabeth)

Production Controller

Date: 11-Nov-2020

Location: EC, South Africa

Company: Distell Limited

Applications are invited for the above position based in the Production department at the Secondary Production plant in Port Elizabeth. The successful incumbent will report the Packaging ManagerKey Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to: 

  • Achieve business and production plan

  • Achieve production requirements against targets

  • Achieve product quality

  • Leadership behaviour reflecting company values, corporate governance and team orientation

  • Manage innovation and business improvements in support of operational and segment goals

  • Leading, motivating and managing a production team and overseeing the smooth operation of machines and equipment

  • Improve OEE

  • Minimise losses and write-offs

  • Reducing unplanned down time

  • Limiting rework and non-conformances

  • Management of Workflow Improvement processes (Mini Business Area)

  • Maintenance

  • Managing administrative duties

  • Managing the development of team 

  • Contribute to a balanced scorecard of PQCDSM 

The successful candidate must have the following qualification(s), skills and experience: 

  • Matric with a minimum of two years relevant experience as a Production Supervisor

  • Relevant Technical \ Production qualification (National Diploma or equivalent) 

  • Computer literacy particularly MS Office

  • Experience within an FMCG environment will be advantageous

  • NQF 5 Manufacturing Management or Operations Management would be an added advantage.

  • Ability to work independently, identify and solve problems and make relevant decisions

  • Ability to work under pressure in a production environment

  • Be self-motivated and action driven

  • Be a team player and innovator

  • Sound leadership and conflict management experience

  • Strong numerical aptitude and analytical abilities are essential

  • Knowledge of ISO/ HACCP Quality Management systems

  • Must be able to work shifts and extended hours if required

Application Process:  If interested and meet all requirements, please register and apply via the Distell career portal by logging onto www.distell.co.za/careers Reference Number: 17263                        Closing Date: 25 November 2020

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