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Operator Level 1-3 - Cape Town, South Africa

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Job Details

Job ID: #6385
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type FMCG/Wholesale
Job Role Operator Level 1-3
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary R9800.00 per month

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 3
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality South African Resident or Permit Holder
Degree Relevant Degree or Diploma

Job Description

11Oct
Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: Job Offer Made

Our Client is looking for a Operator level 1-3 to join a larger FMCG company in Cape Town, Epping.


Operate machinery to meet production requirements within the allocated timeframes
Maintain occupational Health & Safety standards and good Housekeeping procedures
General staff management requirements
KPA Operate machinery to meet production requirements within the allocated timeframes
Interpret production schedule and plan sequence of operation accordingly to best meet operational requirements
Ensure that required raw materials, tools and equipment are available for operation process and communicate missing requirements to correct personne
Prepare machines for operation, including routine maintenance and pre-occupational checks
Select and assist with replacement / fitment of worn or incorrect tooling if instructed to do so and if deemed appropriate
The status of the entire production line is confirmed and any problems are rectified before production run starts
Start up machinery for first production run, check that machine components are in good working order, confirm that raw material characteristics meet specifications
Monitor material flow and ensure that sufficient materials are continuously available to ensure that production process is not interrupted
A total range of checks on machinery, materials and product are regularly and consistently performed while in operation, making minor adjustments (speed, feed or other controls) to ensure optimal operation
Machine is operated so that product and material wastage is kept to a minimum
Visual quality checks / inspections are carried out to ensure that end-product meets customer, organisational and ISO quality specifications
Root causes of problems with product or process are identified timeously. Non-conformances and/or malfunctions are dealt with in accordance with ruling procedure
Problems of quality, operation, output and safety are correctly identified and appropriately dealt with and/or reported to ensure that downtime is minimised
All required outcomes of work done are recorded and documentation is accurately completed i.e. output vs planned; material usage; incidents, malfunctions and stoppages; quality deviations. Feedback is provided to relevant personnel where appropriate
Finishing activities such as packing or moving of products to other production lines are carried out promptly to avoid bottle necks in the process
Machinery is shut down using the correct sequence as per specifications and required safety procedures
Waste materials are correctly disposed of and re-usable material is stored as per ruling procedure
End of shift / production run duties are efficiently performed and the production status is communicated to relevant personnel on completion
KPA 2 : Maintain occupational Health & Safety standards and good Housekeeping procedures
Personal Protective Clothing (PPC) is correctly worn for protection and to prevent the product being spoiled
The correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is used in relation to the specific production environment
Implement and comply with all relevant Health & Safety procedures and requirements at all times
Keep the working environment free from hazards and check that all equipment is in good working order
Identify and report potential hazards in line with standard operating procedures
Good housekeeping practices are applied, the production area is clean and tidy at all times and compliance is essured
KPA 3 : General staff management requirements
Compliance to organisational policies and procedures - Health & Safety, Quality etc
Good timekeeping and attendance record
Participation in meetings and problem-solving
Effective communication with others


Key Skills
Positive attitude
Structured and systematic approach to ensure general efficiency, consistency and accuracy of task completion
Work effectively with others as part of a team to achieve production output
Accurately collect, record and report information in accordance with organisational production and quality procedures
Communicate effectively in order to competently perform tasks
Able to identify and respond to problems which will negatively impact on production, quality and safety
Good understanding of the manufacturing process and production machinery and its components
Understanding the implications and consequences of poor manufacturing practices on product quality and customer satisfaction
Understanding of own role in the production chain and how poor performance negatively impacts on manufacturing practices and quality standards

  • Job Role: Operator Level 1-3
  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: R9800.00 per month

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Knowledge and application of relevant safety, health and environmental legislation to ensure compliance with organisational and industry standards
Competency in mathematical and communication skills at ABET III / Grade 8 Level
Demonstrate the application of appropriate reporting mechanisms for unsafe working practice and conditions
Demonstrate good housekeeping practices and ability to suggest possible improvements where appropriate
3 years experience in Machine Operations

Additional Requirements

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