Shift Manager – Q-Pro Feeds, Bethlehem at VKB Group

  • Human Resource Management Jobs In South Africa
  • Full time
  • 2 months ago
  • South Africa
  • Salary Rand 30,000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Higher National Certificate
  • Number of vacancies 2 openings
  • Job experience 3 years
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

VKB Group suitably invites qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Shift Manager – Q-Pro Feeds, Bethlehem to join our dynamic team.

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

What you’ll do

  • Leading a team that is responsible for the total production function in terms of functional responsibilities of all equipment
  • Aligning, guiding and co-coordinating the activities of a team to utilize the skills and experience of each team member to achieve targets in terms of production volumes, quality, uptime, safety, costs and staff development.
  • To keep management up to date of all risk, plant, equipment, people and quality issues
  • Accomplishes manufacturing results by communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring and appraising job results, disciplining employees, initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems policies and procedures.
  • Maintains workflow by monitoring steps of the process, setting processing variables, observing control points and equipment, monitoring personnel and resources, studying methods, implementing cost reductions, facilitating corrections to malfunctions, within process control points.
  • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel, accomplishing work results, establishing priorities, monitoring progress, resolving problems, reporting results of the processing flow on shift production sheets.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing standards
  • Provides manufacturing information by compiling production performance records.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment, maintains compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Manage the shift change over
  • Daily monitoring of actual production against the planned targets
  • Record keeping of all downtime (Man, Machine, and System) and provide feedback in daily production meeting
  • Ensure works force understands the expectations and that performance vs expectations are clearly understood.
  • Identifying and reporting quality problems to the Line Manager/QA Manager.
  • Taking full responsibilities for the entire plant’s functions over night and weekends when on duty.

 Required Knowledge and Experience

We pride ourselves with having the best people, which are our most important assets. Our company has been recognized for having the highest ethics and strives for excellence through distinctly higher standards than the norm.



We therefore urge only candidates with these unique requirements and experience to apply for this stimulating position.

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a supervisory role in a animal feed plant
  • Previous experience leading a production team (preferably in feed) would be an advantage
  • Hands on technical/troubleshooting experience will be beneficial
  • Sound knowledge of ISO 14000, 14001 and 9001
  • Must be literate and able to read and write English
  • Must be willing to work shifts
  • May also need to assist the maintenance technician if required from time to time.



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