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Production Controller

Reference PE001839/GL
Sector Engineering & Technical
Location Eastern Cape, Kirkwood
Salary Interval Monthly
Package None-negotiable
Description Our client in the Agricultural sector is looking to employ a Production Controller. This position will be based in Kirkwood.

  • The candidate must have passed Grade 12 (Matric).
  • A Diploma or B-Tech (Industrial Engineering/ Relevant Qualification) will be an advantage.
  • Proven Computer literacy – MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Previous production environment experience will be an advantage. Preferably in a FMCG environment.
  • The ability to work independently in a dynamic and challenging environment with very technology advanced equipment.
  • Must be willing to work day/ night shifts and will be part of the maintenance team outside the fruit-packing period. 
Responsibilities, but not limited to:
  • Responsible to optimise line productivity by management of line speeds and fruit drop allocation.
  • Reporting to the Line Manager.
  • Perform resource capacity planning on an ongoing basis.
  • Identify and resolve process bottleneck and constraints.
  • Optical sorter understanding relating to: Capability, calibration, verification, breakdowns, and maintenance – work closely with the Packhouse Technology Specialist.
  • Frequent communication and engagement with OEM’s and engineering department.
  • Perform root cause analysis relating to quality system and equipment failures.
  • Execute packing program within quality parameters and program requirements.
  • Assume acting line management duties when required.
  • Control and effectively guide production team.
  • Adherence to GMP at all times.
Kindly be advised that should you not be contacted within two weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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