Función del empleo: Packaging

Tipo de puesto: Indefinido

Tipo de empleo: Jornada Completa

Localización: Midrand

País: South Africa

Lead the Future of Production at L'Oréal Manufacturing Midrand – Become a Production Shift Manager!


Who We Are

At L'Oréal, we believe that beauty is a powerful force for good. It has the ability to transform lives, empower individuals, and inspire connections. As the world leader in beauty, we are driven by a relentless pursuit of innovation, a commitment to excellence, and a passion for making a positive impact on the world around us.


Are you a driven and experienced production professional with a passion for leading teams to achieve exceptional results? If so, L'Oréal Manufacturing Midrand has an exciting opportunity for you!

We are seeking a Production Shift Manager to join our dynamic team. In this role, you'll play a key role in managing our packaging department, driving operational excellence, and upholding L'Oréal's commitment to sustainability (L'Oréal for the Future).


What You'll Do:

  • Leadership & Strategy:
    • Lead and inspire a team of supervisors and operators, fostering a high-performing and collaborative work environment.
    • Develop and execute departmental goals that align with the plant's overall operational strategy and L'Oréal's packaging policy.
    • Champion L'Oréal's sustainability initiatives (L'Oréal for the Future) within your team and operations.
  • Production Optimization:
    • Ensure daily production targets are met consistently while maintaining optimal Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).
    • Manage the efficient deployment of manpower, raw materials, packaging components, and machinery to maximize productivity.
    • Oversee changeover processes, ensuring adherence to standard times and thorough line start-up inspections.
  • Quality & Safety Champion:
    • Enforce strict compliance with all safety, hygiene, and quality regulations, promptly addressing deviations and escalating concerns.
    • Ensure accurate and timely data capture for production metrics, surveillance documents, and non-conformance reports.
    • Lead root-cause analyses for production issues, implement corrective actions, and champion continuous improvement projects.
  • Collaboration & Development:
    • Work cross-functionally with teams such as Development, Planning, and Quality to ensure seamless and efficient operations.
    • Develop your team members' skills and knowledge through coaching, mentoring, and tailored training opportunities.
    • Actively participate in plant management committees, providing insights and contributing to strategic decision-making.


What You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Education & Experience:
    • B-Degree in Operations, Chemical, Engineering, or a relevant field.
    • Minimum 5 years of proven experience in a production/manufacturing environment, ideally within the consumer goods industry.
    • Demonstrated experience in leading teams, managing quality systems, and overseeing projects.
  • Technical & Professional Skills:
    • Deep understanding of production processes, quality systems (e.g., GMP), and EHS standards.
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and team-building skills.
    • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and relevant production/ERP systems.
  • L'Oréal Competencies:
    • Innovator: You continuously seek out new and improved ways of doing things.
    • Strategist: You can think long-term, anticipate challenges, and develop plans to achieve goals.
    • People Developer: You're passionate about developing others and helping them reach their full potential.
    • Integrator: You can work effectively with diverse teams, build strong relationships, and foster collaboration.
    • Entrepreneur: You are a self-starter, problem-solver, and take ownership and accountability.


What L'Oréal Offers:

At L'Oréal, our employees are at the heart of our success. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, exciting opportunities for professional development, and a dynamic and inclusive work environment.


Ready to Make an Impact?

If you are a passionate and results-driven individual eager to make a difference, we encourage you to apply! Submit your resume and cover letter today to embark on an exciting career journey with L'Oréal Manufacturing Midrand.


L'Oréal is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace where everyone feels respected, valued, and empowered to reach their full potential. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.