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  • Posted: Aug 24, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Defy Appliances (Pty) Ltd is Southern Africa’s largest manufacturer and distributor of major domestic appliances. The company markets its products under the Defy brand and offers the consumer a full range of kitchen, laundry and small domestic appliances. Established in 1905, Defy made its debut by manufacturing the first electric stove in South Afric...
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    Shift Leader – Press Shop

    About the job


    • Calculating/capturing/submission of monthly/yearly income tax

    • Full compliance to quality standards as specified by top Management

    • Full compliance with production schedules

    • Taking corrective action when necessary and excellent knowledge in handling IR issues

    • Daily planning for the Press shop to maintain the production workflow

    • Improving overall production performance in Press shop

    • Ensuring that performance management takes place for the entire department

    • Achieving and exceeding all production-related KPI’s

    • Coordination of continuous improvement programs (Lean Manufacturing, Productivity improvement)

    • Implementing an environment and culture of motivation and discipline in the workplace.

    • Ensure that housekeeping is maintained to corporate standards.

    • To improve and record OEE of all Presses (Jier, Neff & Omera)

    • Setting up “Standard Setting sheets” and ensuring these are followed.

    • Maximizing possible production – improve Setup time, Increase stroking rate.

    • Reduce Scrap



    • Engineering Diploma/Degree

    • 2 - 3 years working experience

    • Sound Knowledge of Press shop and tools.

    • Have a good knowledge of components

    • Have an understanding of manufacturing principles

    • Have a good understanding of model mix

    • Have excellent communication skills / Lead the “Masakhane”

    • Have good conflict resolution skills

    • Have a good knowledge of the Company’s Disciplinary code

    • High level of numeracy

    • Computer Literacy and Presentation skills

    • Have a good understanding of process flow (Primary, Process and Assembly)

    • Have a good knowledge of TPM Principles

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Defy Appliances on to apply

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

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