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Team Leader (Production)

Team Leader (Production)


Babelegi, North West

Position Snapshot

Location: Babelegi Factory, 60km North of Pretoria

Company: NestléFull time employment

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Operations Management

Minimum three years engineering/production experience in a food manufacturing environment

Position Summary

People, Passion, Perfection. At the core of what we do at Nestlé we’re led by a commitment to the health and wellness of our customers, a passion for quality and perfecting our promise to deliver good food and a good life. With over 308000 employees worldwide and a history that spans over 150 years, we’re known as “best place to work” and “the world’s biggest food and beverages company”.

We’re looking for a Production Team Leader. The main purpose of the role is to manage a designated team, plant and materials in a culture of performance monitoring, review and action, open communication, employee involvement and employee relations, continuous improvement in support of achieving organization mission and objectives.

A day in the life of a Team Leader (Production)

Plant Performance/Efficiency Management

  • Analyze output/efficiency on a shift basis and take the appropriate action
  • Apply all the elements of GIN 23.010
  • Ensure compliance with all output recording procedures
  • Make recommendations for continuous improvement of the plan and assist or make corrective action where possible.
  • Assist in plant trials for new products/operation.
  • Recommend improvements to existing products or operation, raw materials and packaging used, and assist or make corrective action where possible
  • Ensure plant start up and shut down procedures are followed
  • Repair and organize repairs to machines in the case of breakdowns.
  • Plan maintenance outages and ensure that equipment remains in excellent condition
  • Approve all changeovers/setups before production commences
  • Assist and agree with Industrial Engineer on plant line and labour standards

Innovative and Improvement

  • Promote Continuous Improvement and seek new and improved methods of working in order to increase efficiency in the overall production process
  • Manage Teamwork to ensure continuous improvement of all activities and resources within the organization.

What will make you successful

  • Degree/ ND in Eng, Manufacturing or Food Tech. with English and Maths in Matric
  • Min. 3 years experience in food manufacturing environment
  • Computer Literate
  • Experiance working in Noodles Plant will be an added advantage
  • Exposure to world class manufacturing systems

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