Operations Controller - Durban

Operations Controller (R14,000 – R15,000 per month, basic salary with benefits)

A leading South African Chemical Manufacturing Company which produces a high quality fermentation alcohol for the South African and International beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical market is seeking to employ an Operations Controller.

The ideal candidate will have:-
Matric / Grade 12 (with mathematics and science)
6 months plant operator training and/or 6 months plant operating experience
Computer literate
Good communication and analytical skills
ISO 9000 and ISO 14000
Ability to work shifts

Your key responsibilities will be:
Effectively and efficiently operate certain plant areas according to procedures to achieve budgeting efficiencies and to produce the required product mix and quality
Ensuring optimization of utility usage as per procedure
Effective shift hand-over and logging of process conditions and incidents
Carrying out plant emergency shutdown procedure
Ordering process chemicals as per procedure and carrying out stock takers to ensued business continuity
Measuring and reporting production rates
Entering data for plant efficiency and report purposes
Controlling the plant such that the intermediate and final products meet QA specifications
Taking routine and non-routine samples for plant control and optimization
Carry out scheduled analysis to ensure that the product conforms to final quality specifications
Assist in the training and assessing of newly employed Process Controllers and Process Assistants
Assist in the drawing up of training modules and SOP’s
Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping in the plant at all times
Assist in risk assessments pertaining to the plants
Identify equipment in need of maintenance
Participate in ISO audits

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