- Cape Town, South Africa
- Avery Dennison Smartrac
SCOPE AND GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE ROLE.
The incumbent is responsible to oversee all reporting staff whilst ensuring that the Operational, Health and Safety & Quality requirements and continuous improvement standards are adhered to.
The incumbent’s job purpose is not limited to the above mentioned. 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.
OPERATIONAL 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 :
Ensure the necessary quality checks have been done on selected consignments
Ensure the correct documentation is issued
Ensure 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
Manage consumables for daily consumption
Ensure that the correct procedure for handling raw materials is adhered to in respect of : - Consumption - 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.
Effectively control scrap :
Implement a plan to re-evaluate products in hold and defect locations continuously
Ensure scrap product is correctly and responsibly disposed off when necessary
Managing drivers and vehicles
Ensuring vehicle licencing, 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 utilisation is maximised
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 :
Ensure product quality standards are upheld
Corrective action in respect of discrepancies or non conformance
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.
WHAT WE WILL BE LOOKING FOR IN YOU :
Through knowledge and understanding of operations procedures and processes.
Computer Literacy- Microsoft office suite (Excel Essential)
Warehouse Inventory Managements system experience (E.g. MFGPro / Nautilus / Manhattan / SAP)
Excellent Communication skills-written and verbal
Ability to think proactively
Reliable, dependable and responsible
Report writing skills
Identification of staff development needs
KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR ROLE :
Aligning Performance for Success
Planning and Organising
Operations / Engineering / Production Management qualification
Pre-Requisite Experience :
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