The Client

Our client, a local experienced production & manufacturing company, is looking for a Shift Leader to join their team.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead the shift by good example and motivate the team
Deliver training to Production Operators as required
Carry out the necessary Machine Settings
Carry out the weighing of produced products throughout the shift
Check that the required material is available
Communicate the Production Plans with the respective Assistant Shift Leaders
Be responsible for the release of “First Offs”
Assist the Section Leader as and when required
Be the first to take care of any machine problems
Carry out general administration work related to the section
Reduce waste by making suggestions for improvement


Have a minimum of 5 years working experience in a production/manufacturing
environment in a similar role
Be computer literate and conversant with MS applications, especially MS excel
Be organised, agile and have mathematical acumen
Have strong co-ordination and planning skills
Have an understanding of Quality Management and willingness to work to the highest standards
Have planning and co-ordination skills
Be a positive problem solver and technically minded
Have an idea of project management and what it entails
Must have at least 3 ‘O’ Levels, one of them being Maths and 5 years work experience