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Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Market Related
  • Experience Level Junior
  • Total Years Experience 0-5

Job Title : Shift Supervisor


Location: Johannesburg



The Shift Supervisor oversees all reporting staff whilst ensuring that the Operational, Health and Safety & Quality requirements and continuous improvement standards are adhered to.


Key Job Outputs:

People Leadership:

  • Providing functional leadership in relation to Slitting Operators, material handlers, operations clerks, dispatch operation as well as assistant operators to upgrade talent in technical excellence and process improvement

Dispatch Functions:

  • Ensure that daily delivery targets are met
  • Ensure correct labelling and packaging of the finished product
  • Ensure that the correct procedure for handling deliveries is adhered to in respect of:
  • The necessary quality checks have been done on selected consignments
  • The correct documentation is issued on time deliveries
  • Ensure Transport Management System is consistently followed
  • Reconciliation of system versus actual deliveries daily
  • Customer claims and collections completed according to Salesforce procedure

Stock Control:

  • Manage consumables for daily consumption
  • Ensure that the correct procedure for handling raw materials is adhered to in respect of: Consumption and return to rack location,
  • Monitor and control master roll and slit stock by:
  • Accurate cycle counts on an at least monthly basis
  • Investigations done on inventory deviations, and the necessary supporting corrective action in terms of adjustments and investigations completed.

Managing drivers and vehicles:

  • Ensuring vehicle licensing, driver’s licenses and PDP renewals are in order
  • Ensure that all vehicles are serviced as per vehicle specification
  • Ensure that all vehicles are cleaned weekly
  • Ensure daily inspections on delivery vehicles and forklifts report any deviations on the condition of the vehicles or equipment and action any repairs


  • Ensure that daily production targets are met
  • Ensure that slitter utilization is maximized
  • Ensure that manpower is optimally deployed
  • Continuously search for opportunities to increase productivity in conjunction with the automated recording system for finishing system

Quality Assurance:

  • Ensuring product quality standards are upheld
  • Corrective action in respect of discrepancies or non-conformances
  • Coordinate with the Dispatch Supervisor to oversee the final product quality
  • Investigate customer complaints or product concerns and rectify the issues effectively


  • Actively identifying continuous improvement opportunities and implementations thereof
  • Proactively identifying and implementing manufacturing operational expenses reductions
  • Continuous focus on 5S


  • Zero tolerance approach on basic PPE compliance
  • Ensure that all Company Safety policies are adhered to at all times
  • Constant Focus on reporting and corrective action on near misses, unsafe acts/conditions and behaviors
  • Ongoing focus on safety improvements

Core Competencies:

  • Aligning Performance for Success
  • Building Partnership
  • Coaching
  • Customer Focus
  • Decision-Making
  • Facilitating change
  • Initiating Action
  • Managing conflict
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Through knowledge and understanding of operations procedures and processes.
  • Leadership skills
  • Computer Literacy- Microsoft office suite (Excel – Essential)
  • Excellent Communication skills-written and verbal
  • Ability to think proactively
  • Reliable, dependable and responsible
  • Report writing skills
  • Numerical skills
  • Management skills
  • Medically fit
  • Accuracy
  • Efficiency
  • Identification of staff development needs


  • Grade 12
  • Operations/Engineering/Production Management qualification


  • 3-5 years’ experience within the manufacturing industry
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience leading teams at Supervisory level
  • Knowledge and understanding of ELS and continuous improvement initiatives an advantage
  • Warehouse Inventory Managements system experience (E.g. MFGPro/ Nautilus/ Manhattan/ SAP)


Salary:   Market related


Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

All personal information received will be processed in accordance with The Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 OF 2013

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Address: 1 Maxwell Drive | Sunninghill | Johannesburg | South Africa


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