Posted time 25th July 2023 Location Port Elizabeth Job type Full-time

An automotive production company is looking for a dynamic Supervisor in the Production – Component Plant based in Port Elizabeth

Job Description and Responsibilities      

  • Leading, managing and coaching Group Leaders in order to achieve a congruent and focused team
  • Managing absence within teams in order to ensure a smooth production operation
  • Identifying, addressing and resolving any barriers that may hinder the workers’ performance, i.e. policies, procedures, practices etc.
  • Ensuring that employees reporting to you understand their role in terms of targets, quality, through-put, maintenance and costs.
  • Driving continuous improvements in all processes.
  • Managing the full shift to achieve the required KPI’s, (Quality, Volume, Safety etc.).
  • Conducting daily Shop Floor Management (SFM) meetings to discuss the item on the board and how these will be resolved (limited to own SFM area and team)
  • Conducting shift handover at the start and the end of a shift to ensure that all Quality related issues are understood and supplier related concerns are addressed.
  • Managing complaints and the development of people effectively.
  • Set objectives; perform appraisals and control performance behaviour of group leaders.
  • Initiating the hiring and disciplining of employees as well as the transferring of employees according to the relevant HR policies.
  • Taking responsibility for shift related Safety and Housekeeping (limited to own section).
  • Monitoring recurring defects and work back to source.
  • Assist in repair areas with Technical knowledge, know-how and coaching on how to repair faulty units, to reduce the number of off-line units.
  • Reporting reasons for losses and recommend corrective action.
  • Participating in daily Production Meetings and Audits.

Education and Experience

  • National Diploma/ Degree in Production Management /Operations Management or relevant engineering qualification.
  • Minimum of 5 years in production experience.
  • Leadership qualities to handle a broad spectrum of people and to interface successfully with different levels (including management) and departments.
  • Ability to co-ordinate people
  • Ability to make decisions
  • Knowledge of production processes in order to determine future optimization and/or past failures.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication ability, both orally and written
  • Ability to ensure that the company’s values are adhered to (i.e. Respect, One Team, Excellence and Integrity).

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