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Job Number: TWIBELLDB105

Production Team Leader_ Converting


Date posted: 17 Jan 2018

Preferred start date: 01 Feb 2018

Application closing date: 24 Jan 2018

Employment type: Full-time

Location: Bellville

Shift: Shift

Travel: no


The successful incumbent will be responsible to effectively manage and lead the activities and staff on their allocated shift to deliver on shift targets of the Converting Plant, within the required company policies, procedures and legal requirements


  • Supervise operation of process to ensure required production rates, PTP (95%), maximum availability (85%) and specified quality standards are achieved with the minimum Palletiser Returns (0.25% of number cases made), MUV and Operating costs kept to minimum, OEE of 60%
  • Monitor plant maintance requirements and initiate reporting of requirements and concerns for the action by shift crews and maintance departments
  • Monitor plant housekeeping and delegate tasks to ensure all areas kept in best possible condition
  • Participate in Root Cause Analysis and other Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Consumable costs are kept to an absolute minimum
  • Paying particular attention  to log saw blades, if this goes out of control, take immediate corrective action to resolve the problem
  • Complete all documentation required in sufficient detail as per instructions within specified time constrains.
  • Ensure crew has adequate training that has been appropriately documented
  • Develop Personal Development Plans with all staff under their control
  • Apply all company disciplinary code and grievance procedure
  • Addresses conflict situations
  • Manage attendance and shift manning requirements
  • Supervise all work performed to ensure that applicable procedures and standards are followed.
  • Provide the necessary leadership to the shift under his/her control, particularly in resolving problems quickly
  • Set an example as a supervisor by upholding and adhering to all company policies, procedures, standards and work instructions at all times
  • Be responsible for all safety concerns an all unsafe conditions and the immediate and appropriate response to such situations while on shift




  • Grade 12/NQF4 (with mathematics or science)
  • Recognized trade qualification
  • Recognized production management and supervisory qualification

Knowledge and  Experience

  • 5 years supervisory experience in supervising a production team in a FMCG environment, preferably tissue converting
  • Computer literacy essential
  • Experience with a recognized quality assurance system, such as ISO 9001
  • Working knowledge of OSH act, Twinsaver company policies & procedures., Basic Conditions of Employment,LRP & Environment policy


Desired Behavioral Competencies

  • Proven leadership skills, self-confident
  • Self-starter
  • Reliable, with above average attendance record
  • Above average interpersonal and communication skills
  • Above average aptitude for mechanical principles and problem solving ability
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Emotionally stable, able to channel stress, positive attitude
  • Assertive and at ease with delegating tasks