Slitter Supervisor – Manufacturing – Durban


Purpose of Position:

Complement Recruitment are recruiting for a Slitter Section in Charge Supervisor for a client within the Manufacturing Industry. This is a permanent position based in eThekwini, Durban, Kwazulu Natal. Experience in a large, high pressurised manufacturing environment essential.

Slitter SIC Supervisor – Manufacturing | eThekwini – Durban
Salary: R23-26K CTC Depending on experience

Please Submit: Updated MS Word CV; RFL ALL Employment History Incl Current; Current Salary P/M; Recent semi-professional head and shoulders photograph of yourself

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 – 7 years of Supervisory & Operations experience in a Manufacturing / Converting Environment
  • Matric, Diploma in Plastic Manufacturing or relevant Engineering Diploma
  • 5 Supervisory experience required
  • Food Safety Certificate & Supervisory Management Certificate Highly Advantageous
  • Ability to be self-manage and multitask
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to lead and manage the performance of others
  • Timeliness


Supervise Operation of Slitting Department, to ensure it:

  • This position reports to the Production Engineer
  • Perform to quality, waste, and production standards and goals
  • Meet or exceed the customers (both internal and external) expectations
  • Meet the highest of quality standards
  • Communicate orally and/or in writing to other departments for resolution of mechanical problems, reporting defective material, coordination of job preparations, changeovers and daily shift information
  • Report production accurately and timely including waste, WIP, time codes, raw materials, etc.
  • Ensure your own safety while operating the machine and that of those assisting with operations

Core Functions:

  • Creating Daily plan for all slitting machines based on Dispatch Plan
  • Check for availability of feed rolls
  • Review Slitter parameters set for shift production process and ensure maximum output
  • Alter the settings based on the product quality requirements & process conditions
  • Inspect visual quality defects and adjust parameters
  • Co-ordinate with Planner to utilize rejections.
  • Provide the daily output as per plan
  • Ensure safety of the employees, product and machines in their respective shifts; Manage & motivate team
  • Carry out analysis for any quality or process related problems and take necessary corrective actions
  • Ensure timely chaining/disposal of rolls and quality of the cores used, ensure there is no effect on the quality of the product
  • Ensure all standards & protocol are followed through creating awareness and communication
  • Generate daily reports and monthly MIS
  • Perform daily housekeeping duties to keep area clean and organized during setup, run and end of shift
  • Ensure efficiency and targets; Remove and weigh all waste (start up and end waste)
  • Ensure waste separation (recyclable materials and non-recyclable)
  • Properly store all unused equipment
  • Adhere to all Safety, TQM and 5S principles

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