Production Technician

Saturday, 5 September, 2020
CA Support     021 913 0828
Breedekloof  

Our client in the international alcoholic beverage sector requires the services of a Production Technician.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Ensure production processes are being carried out in line with the company and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure production team has access to all relevant raw materials and equipment and make sure that production is running smoothly.
  • Play a key role in the development of new products – working closely with Operations Manager throughout all new developments.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directs the production activities of the factory.
  • Supervises production activities ensuring proper operation and care of equipment including preventative maintenance and immediate repair
  • Purchases packaging materials aligning deliveries with the bottling schedule to ensure adequate inventory of all bottling supplies.
  • Develops a system to ensure adequate inventory of spare parts and equipment.
  • Oversees the implementation of all hygiene and safety requirements.
  • Ensure that the production team has access to all necessary skills and equipment
  • Problem Solving – need to quickly assess production issues and establish the best course of action. Troubleshoots issues with equipment or machinery.
  • Identify areas for improvement.
  • Quality control
  • Perform routine line checks
  • Spot problems within the manufacturing process quickly and take quick appropriate action
  • Manage deadlines.

 

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION:

  • Minimum 5-year experience in food, beverage or other production role or related capacity, ideally with a focus on alcoholic products
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in food sciences, food process engineering or appropriate biological science
  • Experience with FSSC22000, or BRC
  • Understanding of manufacturing equipment, their processes, and capabilities within a food environment

 

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

  • Good organizational skills, ability to prioritise multiple priorities and strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate (verbal/writing) effectively
  • Must be quality focused and team oriented
  • Able to deliver under pressure
  • You need to be innovative.
  • Ability to collaborate at all levels of the organization and across other functional areas.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Always keeping up with the latest consumer trends and actively seeking out new experiences.

 

This job opportunity is for you, if:   You are resilient and flexible – the bigger the challenge, the better.  

 

TO APPLY:

If your background matches the requirements and you would like to apply or receive more information, please:

 

•  Click on the "Apply" button or

•  Apply online at www.casupport.co.za/vacancies or

•  Forward a comprehensive CV to admin@casupport.co.za with PRODUCTION TECH" in the subject line. 

 

We thank all candidates for their interest and advise that only those under consideration will be contacted.