Inoculants Packing Operator – Durban

What you can expect
The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that both liquid and peat-based Rhizobia products are correctly packed and labelled as per country specific requirements based on the production plan. Ensure that all documentation is accurately completed ensuring full batch traceability of product and reconciliation of packaging used. Manage leased contractors on a seasonal basis to ensure above requirements are fulfilled. Core responsibilities will include the following:

Operate all sealing, printing and boxing equipment correctly in order to pack peat-based Rhizobia products

Ensure that the correct quantities, batches and pack-sizes are packed according to the production plan

Ensure that the correct country specific labelling is used and that the final packed product is free of any physical defects

Control all activities occurring within the packing area, including the activities of other employees/ leased contractors assigned to assist

Responsible for ensuring documentation is correctly filled and complete to ensure full batch traceability of product

Assist in other areas of production according to operational requirements, as directed by the Inoculants Team Leader or Production Manager

Ensure that the Packing Process area is always kept clean and tidy and that all tools and materials are properly packed away after use

Ensure that all equipment are maintained to the Engineering standards set on site

Fill batch protocols completely and accurately and to pass on documentation to the Inoculants Team Leader promptly

Communicate production progress and escalate problems to the Inoculants Team Leader or Production Manager

Ensure that all activities in the Inoculants Packing area are executed in compliance with internal and external regulations as well as internal controls, policies and procedures

Comply with EHS procedures and practices of the Durban site

What we expect

NQF 6 in Industrial Engineering or similar

Minimum of 1 year experience in a similar industry

We offer

Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment & on-the-job training as part of a committed team. Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company. BASF is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity & the principles of employment equity.

Closing date for applications: 3 December 2019

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