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Production Foreman Superintendent

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
July 28, 2021

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Address: ***** ******** ****,

Vanderbijlpark 1940

Contacts: 072-***-****



Background Summary

I am currently a Production Superintendent with extensive experience and training in production management. I am comfortable to work with people of all levels and have skills in developing and managing production processes, coupled with problem-solving, performance management and team building skills..

My objective currently is to get a challenging position in manufacturing and or construction, whereat I will make the best use of my newly acquired skills in project management foundations while in a quest to further develop my personal and professional skills and contribute profoundly to the production fraternity in South Africa.

Areas of Expertise

Production planning

Production supervision

Production risk management

Project management foundations

Identification, monitoring and evaluation of bottle necks in production

Performance management

Professional qualifications

Production Institute of Southern Africa

2004 - Certificate in Production Management, Distinction

2005 - Diploma in Production Management

2007 - BSc Industrial Technology and Management, Cum Laude

University of Cape Town

2017 – Certificate in Project Management Foundations

Other Training

1997 – 2012

Health & Safety

Supervisory Development

Work Experience

Labourer 1994 – 1996, Cape Gate (Pty) Ltd - Vanderbijlpark

Key responsibilities

Carries supplies to work stations

Records information on products tested and finished and date produced

Unload and stack produced steel

Perform other related duties as assigned

Production Foreman 1997 – 2012, Cape Gate (Pty) Ltd - Vanderbijlpark

Key responsibilities

Manage production schedules

Inspect machines and equipment to ensure operational performance

Direct setup adjustments of machines

Manage all production labourers’ workload and time keeping

Ensure safety of personnel by enforcing use of appropriate equipment and clothing

Attend to other duties as assigned

Reasons for leaving - Skills development

Production Foreman 2012 - 2014, Ring Rollers (Pty) Ltd DCD GROUP

Key responsibilities

Troubleshoot operational and tooling problems to improve quality

Build and maintain positive team oriented environment amongst production personnel

Evaluate production personnel’s performance and report to the manager

Supervise production personnel and ensure timeous production and required standards

Perform other related duties as assigned

Reason for leaving: Retrenchment

Production Superintendent 2016 – present, Alcon Marepha

Key Responsibilities

Ensure all requirements such as resource planning, machines, raw materials and consumables are effectively used to maximise productivity

Monitor scrap levels and implement measures to minimise scrap

Ensure all operators understand and work to the required quality standards

Monitor the performance of both shifts and implement actions to address shortfalls

Evaluate causes of bottle necks and where time is wasted in the production preparation and implement corrective measures

Ensure all customer requirements are met and any alterations to lead times must be communicated

Liaise with maintenance department for repairs and planned maintenances to all machines

Mentor all production personnel to ensure targets are reached. Identify training requirements and make necessary arrangements to address the needs

Attend to all housekeeping requirements

Address all health and safety issues, attend safety meetings and liaise with the officer on all problems

Inter-personal Skills




Problem solving



Team player and builder (collaboration)

Conflict resolution and management


Active listening

Personal Details

DOB: 23 December 1970

Nationality: South Africa

Gender: Male

Marital Status: Married

Licence: Yes

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