20, Feb 2019 -

Shift Supervisor - Logistics (Grade 10/HRL13)

Shift Supervisor - Logistics (Grade 10/HRL13)

Sappi Ngodwana Mill seeks to place a suitably qualified Shift Supervisor for the Logistics Department to ensure effective performance of shift based operations by supervision and management of subordinates to ensure effective distribution

REPORTING TO: Logistics Superintendent


  • Supervise shift  in accordance with best practice
  • Measure performance as per set goals and standards to ensure maximum performance
  • Initiate formal corrective action to ensuring sound employee relations
  • Initiate training to ensure employees are competent in the current job and are being developed for the next job
  • Supervise manpower in accordance with operational requirements and manpower budget
  • Monitor shift roster and adjust according to short term needs to ensure effective operations
  • Supervise overtime cost and hours worked effectively
  • Plan and control expenditure in accordance with budget
  • Responsible for time management
  • Coach and mentor team members to ensure competent staff
  • Continuously align to best operating practice
  • Dispatch according to distribution plan
  • Participate in relevant forums and meetings
  • Understand and follow SHEQ requirements and corrects non-conformances
  • Maintain a high leave of good housekeeping in the workplace
  • Create safe and healthy environment awareness in compliance with policies and procedures
  • Identification, communication and mitigation of risks


  • Planning and organising
  • Problem solving
  • Analytical thinking
  • Fact finding


  • Matric (Maths and Science) or N3 Pulp and Paper with relevant NQF 5 qualification
  • 3 years' experience in a logistics environment

Closing date for applications: 18 July 2018

HR Contact

Kgwerano Notoane 
011 407 8111

Feel free to visit our website for further information www.sappi.com 

Sappi is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Should you not have been contacted within 14 days of the closing date of this advert, please consider your application unsuccessful


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  • Roy Southey - Executive Director
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