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  • Posted: Sep 21, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company dedicated to improving well-being through our products and solutions, essentials for everyday life. The name Essity stems from the words essentials and necessities. Our sustainable business model creates value for people and nature. Working at Essity is not just a career; it is a chance to directly mak...
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    Operator / Machine

    About the Role

    You will directly report to the Team Leader and will be responsible for the smooth running of the auto sewing unit and adhering to the SANPRO processes. The successful incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that the company’s safety standards and quality requirements are maintained according to the designated area’s requirements.

    We're looking for people who embody our values, aren't afraid to challenge, innovate, experiment, and move at a fast pace. We're always looking for ways to improve our products and ourselves. If this is you, we'd love to talk. 

    What You Will Do

    • Ensure that machine safety interlocks are always operational and the machine is running according to the required product being processed.

    • Communicate effectively and report any issues to the Team Leader.

    • Ensure that the daily and weekly production plan is met within target. 

    • Fill in the daily worksheet and record all poly bags that are packed and checked.

    • Perform quality checks and ensure that the product meets the required quality standards.

    • Operate auto sewing unit according to the work instructions, SOP’s and OPL’s.

    • Maintain Good Manufacturing Practices conditions and housekeeping.

    • Load product into the poly bags and palletize according to the required SANPRO processes.

    • Monitor the auto machine and do minor machine adjustments as and when required.

    • Adhere to the Hygiene SOP for entering, exiting and operating in the specific department.

    • Assist the team leader during the stock counting.


    Who You Are

    • Must have Matric with basic numerical skills.

    • Machine operating and previous production experience.

    • Must speak, read and write fluent English

    • Work shift pattern as defined by the company’s shift system and may also be asked to work overtime as and when required by the company’s operational requirement.

    • Must work well within a team and independently.

    • Must have excellent communication skills (verbal and written.)


    What We Can Offer You

    At Essity, we believe everyone's learning and professional development is unique and want to empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose.
    Collaborative and Inclusive Culture | Empowering & Engaged Leaders | Working with Powerful Purpose & Sustainable Impact | Learning and Growing in your Career | Supporting Well-being & Sustainable Working Life | Life-changing Innovations | Competitive Total rewards



    Pinetown, South Africa.

    Together, we are improving lives, every day.

    Working at Essity is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world a healthier, more hygienic and safer place. With impactful innovations coupled with sustainable solutions, we strive to reach more people every year with the necessary and essential solutions for well-being.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Essity on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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