Location: Durban

Our client based in Durban, is looking for a Production Supervisor to join their team. The successful incumbent will be responsible for the supervision of production within specific production areas, auditing & quality control and the control of materials.




  • Material Control
  • Responsible for the ordering and receiving of material/component as per the daily production plan.
  • Controlling of material usage variances i.e. input vs output.
  • Returning of all unused material to Raw Material Stores for credit.
  • Responsible for stock-take at period end.
  • Plan all end of run changeovers to make the most efficient use of machinery and resources.
  • Perform in-process quality checks at defined frequencies, ensuring that the product surpasses the minimum required quality levels.
  • Report all deviances from acceptable standards immediately, and take appropriate action to quarantine suspect stock and rectify the problems.
  • Ensure that all personnel under direct control, as well as all other persons entering the factory area and maintain GMP conditions.
  • Record and investigate all materials and labour variances daily.
  • Develop methods to reduce all wastage within areas under direct control.
  • Authorises the release of the finished product for shipping, i.e. signing off shipping tickets.
  • Ensure the Barcode Verifier is calibrated as per the relevant work instruction.
  • Ensure the master sample file is kept up to date concerning new labels that are designed.
  • Make sure the completed requisitions are timeously sent to Raw Material Stores for data capture.




  • Diploma or Degree in Production/Operations Management or Industrial Engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years production line experience in a similar role.
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Result orientated with a high sense of urgency and proactive.
  • Must have strong leadership & coaching skills.

Please note: shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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