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Production Control Clerk

Salary: R18000 (Commensurate with Experience)
Description: A high performance, dynamic, driven, and growing company operating in the personal care market in South African as well as internationally, is looking for a high potential Production Control Clerk, who would like to learn and grow quickly. Duties include but are not limited to:
• Manage the production performance processes to ensure daily targets, manufacturing KPI’s, quality standards, OEE, and business objectives are met
• Monitor production costs (labour, consumables, R&M, waste)
• Prepare daily and monthly production reports
• Assist the company on its journey to manufacturing excellence within a global manufacturing group environment.
• Drive continuous improvement and efficiency projects
• Drive skills development program
• Manage equipment/assets, processes and procedures
• Maintain good housekeeping practices

• Production Management, Operations Management, Industrial Engineering Diploma (or similar)
• Minimum 3 years working experience within a manufacturing environment in the FMCG industry
• Proven technical capabilities and knowledge essential
• Basic HR/IR knowledge
• OSH Act knowledge and experience
• Quality Management Experience
• Intermediate computer skills
• Experience within a GMP environment advantageous
• Proven experience with sustainability and cost saving initiatives would be advantageous
• Must be able to work night shift, week day overtime and weekends when required
• Position will be based in Amanzimtoti
• Own transport is essential
Important Note

• Candidates will only be interviewed upon successful completion of a numeracy assessment
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong work ethic
• Attention to detail
• Strong numeracy and organisational skills
• Ability to work alone and within a team
• Ability to work will with other department heads while under pressure in a fast pace and multi operational environment
• Excellent time management skills
• Strong Microsoft excel skills advantageous
• Presentation skills (PowerPoint)
• Self-motivated
• Proven technical knowledge and problem-solving skills
• Ability to go above and beyond to drive improvements within a high growth, high pressure, and fast paced environment.
• Ability to translate broad strategies into actions, plan tactically and execute effectively and efficiently to achieve desired results
• Ability to proactively identify problems/issues, get to the root cause, take timely decisions so as to resolve the issues effectively
• Ability to drive sustainable practices and mobilise internal resources to focus on energy-saving mindset

Category: Operations
General Requirements: This is a EE vacancy (African Male candidates would be preferred due to the nature of the environment and extended hours).

Looking for a high potential graduate to gain experience within the manufacturing team. They will work closely with the Operations Manager and will be responsible for driving and implementing projects as well as assisting with building reports and collecting data.
 Strong work ethic
 Communication
 PC skills
 Go above and beyond attitude
To have the potential to grow into a larger management position within the next 3 years.

Below are non-negotiable requirements!
• Matric maths pass of a minimum “C” for higher grade only
• Diploma – Production/Operations Management
• Minimum of 3 years working experience within a manufacturing environment within the FMCG industry
• Intermediate PC skills
• Proven technical capabilities and knowledge
• Own transport
• Shift Work (Night shift on a rotational basis)
Location: Durban