Injection Moulding Technical Supervisor - East London

Reference: Injection Moulding Technical Supervisor
Job Title:
Injection Moulding Technical Supervisor - East London
Job Level:
Job Type:
Job Location:
Eastern Cape
East London
Basic Salary:
Basic Salary
Salary Frequency:
Per Month
Salary From:
R16 000.00
Salary To:
R18 000.00
Manufacturing , FMCG
Job Description:

Our established client within the FMCG manufacturing sector seeks to appoint a skilled Injection Moulding Technical Supervisor for their East London Branch.
Due to the urgency of this position, candidates are required to currently be residing in East London.


  • To supervise plastic injection at a systemic and situational level
  • Execute daily production tasks /work scheduling.
  • To ensure operational efficiencies, and volume, quality and productivity targets are met
  • To perform technical maintenance and breakdown repair tasks to ensure production schedules and expectations are met.
  • Examines moulded products from each machine to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Ensures subordinates follow all site and job safety requirements
  • Ensure subordinates are trained on all applicable work instruction.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable health and safety rules and standards
  • Conducts or direct training of new employees in machine operations
  • Ensure good housekeeping maintain a safe work environment within Injection moulding department
  • Respond to problems by performing corrective technical or mechanical solutions
  • Maintain positive employee relations and adhere to Company policies, and safety standards.
  • Implement and manage all maintenance functions, including but not limited to preventive, corrective, and emergency maintenance on all injection moulding equipment.
  • Identify and proactively execute opportunities for improvement within the production Injection moulding department


  • Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Valid Trade Certificate as a Millwright or as a Fitter and Turner; competency in both mechanical and electrical essential
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Mechanical and electrical engineering
  • 2 years’ experience in plastic injection manufacturing
  • 2 years’ supervisory experience
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Forklift license would be advantageous
  • Willingness to be on evening call in the event of machine breakdowns


  • Disciplined and motivated to work independently
  • Problem Solving and practical skills.
  • Good analytical and evaluation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to cope with the inherent physical demands of the position.
  • Follow safe practices and procedures
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge of General Machinery Regulations
  • Planning and Organisational Skills
  • Troubleshooting skills

Salary: Gross monthly salary offering between R16 000.00 – R18 000.00 subject to experience.

Application Documentation: Please submit a comprehensive CV as well as a valid Trade Certificate for consideration