Our client currently has an opportunity for a Manufacturing Supervisor to manage the Industrial Hydraulics Department and to ensure production targets are met.
They key performance areas will include:
Production and Technical Targets
Company Production System
Production and Technical duties
Schedule production to meet production targets
Request materials, certificates and components required to produce finished goods
Request manufacturing consumables, tooling and equipment as needed
Program, tool-up machinery and equipment to suit job requirements.
Assign and manage staff
Oversee and accept responsibility for the pressure testing of fabrications
Ensure that deadlines are adhered to
Ensure workshop is run in accordance with good engineering practices
Additional staff brought in to suit production requirements
Manage time keeping and efficiency of staff
Maintain good working relationship with staff and correct behavior if needed.
CNC Programming & machine setup
Setup of machinery
Load and write programs for CNC machinery as necessary
Utilize knowledge of Fanuc milling and turning controls including 4-axis milling
Ensuring that work is performed in accordance with relevant, safe working procedures
Accept position and responsibilities of an 8.2 & GMR2.1/GMR2.7
Ensure H&S of staff is not compromised.
Train staff on correct use of PPE and operation of equipment
Perform 1st aid and maintain 1st aid kit.
Investigate and report on any H&S incidents within the department
Implement preventative measures to prevent reoccurrences of H&S incidents
Attend H&S meetings and conduct regular toolbox talks
Company Production Systems
Ensure DPS is implemented in the department
Perform role and responsibilities of TPM metric leader and attend DPS meetings.
Establish critical spares list and ensure critical spares are available for equipment, machinery and products produced
Train staff on TPM
Ensure materials and components comply with specifications prior to receipt of goods
Ensure inline quality checks are in place and followed in all work cells
Ensure all quality documentation is up to date in each work cell
Prepare first offs and last offs for final inspection by QC department
Sign off finished goods and ensure goods meet quality standards prior to booking into stores
Ensure all machinery and equipment within the department is clean, properly maintained and operational, including:
Manual & CNC lathes
CNC Machining Centers
Drill Presses, Surface Grinder, Milling machine, Pneumatic Tapper, Precision Welding & Sawing equipment.
Assume responsibility of the maintenance of equipment in the other departments at the plant.
Country: South Africa
Job Qualification & Experience:
Trade test Qualification (Tool Making / Fitter & Turner or similar with background in machining)
Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role
Good interpersonal skills
Open to change
Our client has a proven reputation for performance, quality, innovation, safety and integrity. They are at the forefront of technological advancement through ongoing research and development and continuous interaction with international research institutions.