Component manufacturer supervisor vacancy


International automotive component manufacturer invites the applications of a suitable Production Supervisor.

KPA - To supervise the safe execution of all activities in the Manufacturing processes

and to ensure the achievement of production and quality targets.

Duties & Responsibilities

KPA's : - 

Production Management:

• Supervise the work unit to achieve objectives

• Investigate and resolve manufacturing related problems and sub-standard performance

• Set and adjust manufacturing/production equipment conditions to produce quality finished products

• Control the manufacturing process

• Plan, Lead, Organise and Control resources in work unit

• Ensure optimal plant efficiencies to achieve demand output.

• Meet daily/weekly and monthly targets.

• Management of WIP on areas in accordance with max. a shift worth of work.

• Generate CIP ideas and drive this concept with teams.

• Plant efficiency must be continually reviewed to ensure optimal usage of resources.


• Conduct the monthly stock take

• Identify and process waste

• Effectively manage minimal usage of raw materials, consumables and PPE.


• Anticipate and troubleshoot machine functioning

• Monitor maintenance of manufacturing equipment, tooling and services

• Ensure predictive and preventative maintenance is carried out when required


• Update the Shift Production results

• Manage visual management boards daily

• Report on production and machinery downtime

People Supervision:

• Ensure an enabling climate/culture

• Effective and efficient communication to staff, peers and management.

• Supervise the team to achieve work unit objectives.

• Coach and counsel people to ensure improved performance levels

• Ensure discipline is maintained in the department (absenteeism, lateness, overtime, misconduct)

• Resolve grievances and disputes 

Desired Experience & Qualification

Education = (3 years completed) National Diploma or

Degree (completed): Production or Operations Management


• Minimum 5 Years’ experience in a supervisory role in a manufacturing environment

Package & Remuneration

Market related

SANS Recruitment

Sanet Botha
PO Box 750
3201 Hilton