JOB OFFERED: Wetmill Manager at Thesen Sawmill

We have permanent position for a Wetmill Manager at Thesen Sawmill Branch, George. Thesen Sawmill a division of PG Bison Southern Cape (Pty) Ltd.

Main Functions will include:

• Organize and plan the daily production to achieve targets
• Arrange work teams to maximize output for the day
• Assess output of teams at regular intervals
• Ensure work performed are according to standard. (Quality & Safety)
• Coach employees to meet the standard quality requirements
• Set up on the job training for new appointees
• Ensure that dimensions are set up on machines
• Calculate and report production per shift
• Coordinate monthly stock count
• Analyse daily downtime & identify improvements

Qualifications and experience required:

• Diploma/Degree in Wood Technology / Production Management
• 5-10 years related work experience in Wet Mill

Recommended Skills, Knowledge and Qualities

• Technologically minded
• Basic Engineering knowledge
• Understand properties of wood, grading rules and hunger for on-going tweaking according to customer specification that may change
• Working knowledge of divers high-speed machinery and measurement tools
• Understanding production procedures
• Physical stamina and strength
• Analytical skills and attention to detail
• Teamwork and communication skills

If you meet the set criteria, kindly forward your full CV and cover letter to Chanelle Mei at 

KAP is an Affirmative Action employer, and as such, preference will be given to candidates who will add to the diversity of our organisation.

Closing date: 28 February 2022