Careers: Quarry Production Supervisor

Portland Quarry is looking for a full-time PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR at our plant outside Durbanville. This is an open mine, mining Malmesbury Hornfels – blue rock.

This position reports to the Quarry Manager. We will expect from the applicant to be able to:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Team management

  • Train personnel to ensure multi-skilled employees
  • Ensure attendance and discipline and take action as necessary, as per procedures
  • Motivate team members and ensure that team members have a plan

 

Safety & Housekeeping

  • Ensure production all related areas are cleaned and inspected daily.
  • Ensure machinery and equipment are continuously cleaned and inspected at the start and end of each shift.
  • Ensure safety and housekeeping standards are kept (all production areas kept clean).
  • Ensure safety of the team and task execution according to safe work procedures.
  • Conduct toolbox talks and ensure all tasks are performed according to safe work procedures.
  • Ensure sirens, lock outs and shut down procedures are properly implemented.

 

Maintenance

  • Execute plant inspections and repairs.
  • Report problems on check sheets.
  • Report any maintenance issues immediately and assist with break-downs.

 

Production & Quality

  • Manage planning & execution of all tasks and targets to produce products.
  • Stop to adjust machines if any quality issues arise (deviations from standard).
  • Fault find problems self and correct.
  • Improve processes, procedures and instructions where needed.
  • Attend to line performance issues: Determine where bottle-necks occur, attend to break-downs, and checklists are accurately completed.
  • Conduct quality checks, report daily and compare with standards.

 

Meetings & Reports

  • Lead daily and weekly meetings according to standard meeting agenda.
  • Ensure all team members understand tasks stipulating in meetings.
  • Report start and stop times, break-downs and incidents.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Good communication skills
  • 5 to 8 years experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Accuracy
  • Own transport
  • Work references

Own transport is a non-negotiable requirement. If you don’t have the above, please do not apply.

This position offers a market-related salary – depending on qualifications and previous experience. Employees become members of a provident fund after their probation period. The annual close down is in December/January during the builder’s holiday. Working hours are from 07:00 to 17:30 Mondays to Thursdays and until 15:00 on a Friday.

If you think you fit this profile, please send me your CV to careers@portland.co.za  Please indicate expected salary required. Only candidates who meet the requirements will be considered. Should you not hear back from our offices within 5 working days please do accept that your application was unsuccessful.

 

HOW TO GET IN TOUCH

CONTACT US

Phone:

(t) +27 (0)21 972 1111
(f) +27 (0)86 604 8016

Address:

Portland Quarry,
Vissershok Road,
Durbanville,
7550

Post:

PO Box 605,
Durbanville,
7551

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