Production Supervisor- Packaging

Theta , Johannesburg South
Posted 2 years ago

Only apply if you have proven Corrugated Packaging experience.


· Excellent time management skills and ensure to adhere to times stipulated on the Employee contract.

· Ensure you are neat and tidy and conduct yourself in a professional manner with all stakeholders.

· Adhere to all policies set out by the company and follow all processes and procedures of the company.

· Must have excellent communication skills, problem solving skills and conflict-management skills.

· Ensure product meets all required standards.

· Ensure efficient use of equipment.

· Ensure record keeping of all key documents and ensure paper trail is always maintained.

· Ensure the working area is neat, tidy, and safe at all times.

· Ensure time and attendance is accounted for and that action is taken for poor time and attendance.

· If necessary, you will be requested to work overtime to meet customer orders

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Must have worked in a Corrugated packaging line

Proven experience in managing a team

A team leader as well as a team player who can lead and sufficiently support management in day-to-day operations.

The successful candidate will be efficient and customer service focused.


  • Over- see operations
  • Train and support staff
  • Order and manage inventory
  • Manage team First to ensure that the production line-up is followed as provided by the Production Planner, secondly that the daily throughput requirements are met.
  • Contribute to and monitor operational procedures, working practices and team performance
  • Monitor team to ensure processes and procedures always remain in line with business/brand standards
  • Plan, resource and organise the team to meet expected levels of customer demand
  • Actively support team members to maximise potential
  • Supervise the delivery of a quality service that supports overall business objectives
  • Collaborate with quality control, ink supplier, services, and other staff for effective production of work.
  • Ensure that good discipline is maintained by actioning misconduct and ensuring the relevant paperwork is completed and submitted to HR.
  • Constantly work to minimize waste, setup time and to maximize efficiency/performance.
  • Identify and investigate issues inline and problem-solve these issues
  • Ensure that the machines operate at maximum efficiency by monitoring throughput speeds.
  • Monitor the sequential job preparation by operators to reduce setup time.
  • Monitor the stock requirements of the Works Order, this will entail issuing of raw material, receipting of finished product, and accounting for waste.
  • Ensure good production flow, considering the various stages, from overtime forms, raw materials, tooling, manufacturing, palletization, baling of waste, etc.

Basic Requirements:

  • Understand own supervisory role in motivating team to work according to business code and values to achieve business targets
  • Knowledge of financial operations of business
  • Must be knowledgeable of standard business operating procedures
  • Must know how to effectively organise and coordinate a team to provide the required level of service to meet customer demand
  • Customer service focused
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in supervisory role within packaging

Desired Skills:

  • Leadership
  • Excellent customer service
  • Supervisory management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Supervising
  • Stock Take

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