Our client in the manufacturing sector is seeking a toolroom supervisor for their Port Elizabeth facility.
The Toolroom Supervisor will be responsible to control maintenance operations (planned and reactive maintenance of plant tooling, jigs, moulds and fixtures) and resources (Toolmakers) to contribute to the delivery of production targets to optimum standards in a safe effective manner.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Educational Qualifications
Matric / Grade 12(minimum)
Diploma in a Technical / Engineering discipline or related field.
Trade Test: Toolmaker / Fitter / Fitter and Turner
Up to 5 years’ experience in Toolmaking in a manufacturing environment, of which 1-2 years should be at a Supervisory level.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY RESULTS AREAS Maintenance Control
Conducts inspections to ensure early diagnosis of possible equipment failures or excess wear.
Ensures Tooling operations / maintenance work is executed within applicable standards and rectify before breakdown occurs
Provides advice to Production as to which routines are required for preventative maintenance; make the necessary approvals for tool changes as necessary.
Oversee the calibration of instruments and machines on a 6 monthly basis to ensure legal compliance.
Reviews performed and reported maintenance results; plans, follows up and implement corrective action.
Remains up to date with technologies in maintenance toward improving processes and operational effectiveness.
Drives Root Causes Analysis within the Team to address equipment failures.
Prepares and presents the necessary progress reports.
Operates within controls and procedures in order to ensure the integrity of Group.
Identifies and reports risks or areas of concern to management within own department and area of responsibility.
Ensures compliance with all relevant regulations and procedures to prevent fruitless, wasteful and irregular expenditure.
Maintains effective working relationships with employees and customers (both internal and external) towards rendering highest quality of services.
Represents Group in meetings with relevant stakeholders.
Identifies and solves problems creatively whilst demonstrating a high level of integrity in line with Group core values.
Ensures that all employees have signed performance agreements.
Monitors and measures performance quarterly by conducting employee appraisals.
In collaboration with HR, identify staff performance objectives, potential areas of development and action plans where necessary.
Ensures ongoing training and development of employees.
Addresses employee relations matters fairly and promptly.
Cost and Financial Control
Contributes to the budget preparation process.
Promotes and communicates the effective, efficient, economical and transparent use of financial and other resources.
Monitors and controls expenditure against budget and ensures spending occurs within budgetary limits and Group financial guidelines, report deviations to direct Manager.
Explores opportunities to control and reduce costs.
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