Shift Supervisor
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Avery Dennison Smartrac
Job Description

Job Description

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 :

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 :

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

STOCK CONTROL

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

PRODUCTIVITY :

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

ELS :

Actively identifying continuous improvement opportunities and implementations thereof.

Proactively identifying and implementing manufacturing operational expenses reductions.

Continuous focus on 5S.

EHS :

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.

Leadership skills

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

Numerical skills

Management skills

Medically fit

Accuracy

Efficiency

Identification of staff development needs

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR ROLE :

Aligning Performance for Success

Building Partnership

Coaching

Customer Focus

Decision-Making

Facilitating change

Initiating Action

Managing conflict

Planning and Organising

Qualifications

Grade 12

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

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