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Forging Supervisor – DT162

Top metal manufacturer seeks Forging Supervisor. Manage Production, tooling, materials, safety. Discipline & Motivation.

Non-Negotiables (We will check)

  • Analytical (Problem Solver) – Self Starter, independent worker. Driven by deliverables.
  • Reading Technical Drawings
  • Forging Exposure – Pref Hot or Cold Pressing
  • Natural Leader
  • Initiative
  • Self-Accountable
  • Lifelong learner
  • Self-Disciplined

What the person must be able to do:

This role is in the South African metal manufacturing  sector. All duties would take place in this context.

  • Organize quality production on Forging lines
  • Plan for tooling & material to optimize production
  • Achieve production targets
  • Implement & maintain high safety standards
  • Responsible for proper & safe machine setting
  • Monitoring of discipline, time keeping and attendance
  • Assist foreman with daily and monthly planning and production reports

Key Job Deliverables (First 6-12 Months):

  • Quality production
  • Scrap below 1%
  • Achieve planned delivery dates within 95%
  • Improve productivity by 20%

Background work experience

  • Must be able to read technical drawings
  • Min 5 year experience in a forging production environment
  • Preference hot or cold metal pressing experience
  • Technical schooling background
  • Computer literate
  • N6 or S4 in Mechanical Engineering or equiv
  • Proven track record in manufacturing and forgining (we will check references)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team player

Personality Summary:

  • Moderate Driver – Ambitious, Results Orientated Go-getter. Self Starter. Makes things happen.
  • Moderate Analytical – Strong with analysis, metrics, data and fact based decision making.
  • AdvantageousModerate Administrative – Good with procedures, processes and best practices.
  • AdvantageousModerate Expressive – People person, natural leader.

Benefits of this Role:

  • Leading manufacturer
  • Make a difference
  • Strong career growth prospects

Reports to: Forging Foreman

Location: Nigel

Salary: Market Related. In the Range of R14K to R22K per month. Highly exceptional more senior candidates may be considered.

Type: Permanent

Start: ASAP

Reference: DT 162

Jobs like this don’t come around that often, so make sure you apply now.

Call Dave Lucas at 011 655 7391

Email: j162 @  (Please email your CV before calling us.)