Mar 11, 2021

Wooden Coffins Foreman

  • Intelligent Placement
  • Bloemfontein, South Africa
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

Reference: BFN104
An exciting career opportunity exists in Bloemfontein, Free State for a Foreman Wooden Coffins within a Manufacturing & Industrial environment. If you have the following competencies and experience, we look forward to receiving your application.


Fluent in English and Afrikaans (oral and written)
Minimum Grade 12(Matric)
Five years relevant wood work & manufacturing experience
Knowledge of funeral product advantageous
Knowledge of CNC (Computer Numerical Control) advantageous
CRITICAL: Have knowledge of setting Sanding machines, NC Wood Lathe machine, Band sew machine, Scrap crusher machine, Profile or Mould wrapping machine
Behavioural Competency:

Basic computer literacy
Management quality skills (Interpersonal and problem –solving skills)
Good analytical and technical skills
Team work
Quality driven
Duties include the following, but not limited to:

Planning, Organizing and overseeing process and production trials
Formulating new production processes and stages within processes
Making sure all the machines and equipment are in a working order and set properly
Responsible for all the material and making sure the stock is properly controlled
Recording and analysing data of production
Presenting results to management
Accepting new products developed and optimising production
Responsible for all monthly stock counting
Responsible for co-ordinating and training others
Resumes samples includes consulting with Product Development and Sign-off new products
Ensure jobs are completed in due-time, discipline and monitor operator performance.
Performs run-net rate on the line periodically.
OSHA’S compliance
Supervises crew that includes sew operators and material handlers.
Liaising with the engineering, research, technical and / or production staff
Daily work schedules
Responsible for building coffins and personnel
Keeping up to date with relevant scientific and technical developments

Salary: Market Related

Closing Date: 16 March 2021

Application Process:

It is imperative that when applying for this position, you make use of the reference number otherwise your application will not be considered.

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If you don’t hear from us within 3 weeks of your application, please consider your application unsuccessful

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