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  • Posted: Apr 2, 2024
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    Lactalis South Africa (LSA) was registered in South Africa in 2020. Although the name change from Parmalat SA only came into effect on 1 February 2020, the company under its previous name had been part of the Lactalis Group since 2011. LSA’s roots in South Africa and in France date back to the early 1900s. The company is home to quality and trusted bra...
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    Production Controller

    Job Description    

    • Join Lactalis at our site in the Western Cape and take on the challenge of a Production Controller. This exciting career opportunity at Lactalis SA will enable you to play your part in ensuring that the company achieves its challenging objectives during the next phase of its growth in South Africa.

    Required Skills    

    •  Diploma or equivalent qualification.
    •  NQF 2 Dairy Primary Processing training
    •  Experience in managing a team. 
    •  Food Safety System related training
    •  Excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills
    •  Strong knowledge of production processes and operations
    •  Ability to have a good mathematical acumen
    •  Accurate stock counting and controls of materials 
    •   Practical working experience on production machine equipment that is PLC controlled, be familiar with HMI (Human Machine Interface panels), SCADA, WW or similar and being able to navigate through various levels of menus with confidence
    •   Exposure to food processing will be an advantage
    •   Excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills
    •   Able to work independently and manage multiple tasks
    •   The work will include shifts, overtime and working on public holidays

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    •  Oversee daily production operations, including scheduling, planning, and organizing.
    •  Monitor production schedules to ensure that orders are filled on time and in full
    •  Control production losses and efficiency by minimizing waste
    •  Supervising and motivating the relevant production team.
    •  Ensure that regulations and product quality to the highest standard.
    •  Minimizing and eliminating non-conformance through process and quality improvements.
    •  Problem solving by determining root cause of failure and take the necessary corrective action.
    •  Developing and training of operators, machine attendants and general workers.
    •  Ensuring control records are correct and updated.
    •  Controlling of product and technology innovation.
    •  Ensure that good hygiene practices are adhered and maintained.
    •  Ensuring the application and adherence of FSSC2200 & SHER.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Lactalis South Africa on to apply

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