Shift Technician

Reference:  MLR 6948

Consultant: Michelle Le Roux


  • Monitor and control all extrusion processes to manufacture products that conform to specification. 
  • Ensure team follows process steps to conform to ISO specifications and other relevant procedures. 
  • Take full responsibility for process and product quality. 
  • Responsible for timeous, correct line set-ups and changeovers for different products and record all relevant set-up information. This includes tool changes, feeder changes and raw material changes. 
  • Analyse process and product deviations and problems; perform adjustments and troubleshooting. 
  • High focus on OEE indicators (Availability, Performance, Quality). 
  • Monitor and inspect machines and equipment to maintain a high level of mechanical performance. 
  • Maintain team morale and discipline – control attendance and punctuality and maintain records. 
  • Keep production area and facilities in a good, organised and safe condition. 
  • Drive operational excellent activities such as 5S, set-ups, autonomous maintenance, root cause & corrective action, rapid problem solving, FIFO, tier meetings and skills development. 
  • Do maintenance work on shift as required and assist with general maintenance activities.


  • Red Seal Certification 
  • N4+ Electrical Qualification / Millwright 
  • 5+ years in manufacturing environment (extrusion experience advantageous)
  • 3+ years in a position that supervised/managed a team 
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal 
  • Excellent numeracy skills 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills 
  • Computer literate 
  • Good team player 
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment 
  • Energetic and dynamic 
  • Valid driver’s license 
  • Forklift licence

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