Job Title

Production Assistant

South Africa, Eastern Cape
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R10000 - R10000 Per Month
Area: South Africa, Eastern Cape
Sector: Construction
Posted: 22 February 2024

Job Details


The ideal candidate will fulfill the role of Production Assistant and will look to supplement the daily duties of the Production Technician. 

We are looking for a young and dynamic individual to join our team and help us grow further.

The duration of contract will be a maternity cover (4 months). But there shall be a review after this period depending on budget and role suitability.

Lastly, the ideal candidate should be aware that the role shall be at most times demand outdoor work and they will work with bitumen and bituminous products, so we are literally looking for someone who doesn’t mind getting their hands dirty! And shoes….. 


  • Requires bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching and standing.



  • Planning production – delegate, schedules, training areas, performance targets, etc.
  • Be actively involved in mixing and running of production plant(s).
  • Be actively involved in QA & QC.
  • Conduct trials/ Mix Samples in Lab – Use trial findings on main production plant.
  • General lab procedures and responsibilities.
  • Where necessary, assist in drawing up SOP’s 
  • Maintaining, calibrating, cleaning, and testing sterility of the equipment
  • Perform day to day testing and approval of final product in production warehouse by performing routine inspection of mixing process, as well as lab analysis (ph., viscosity, etc.). 
  • SHEQ
  • Quality Management System
  • Regular reporting on results, production runs, etc.  to Production Technician and Managing Director
  • Stocktaking and collaborating with sales on targets and requests. 
  • Bitumen Handling and Receiving.



The right attitude and/or previous relevant experience will also be taken into account

    • Highly motivated and organized individual.
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Ability to work independently and adhere to deadlines
  • Analytical Chemistry/ Material Testing (advantage)
  • Knowledge of basic Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with working in a production plant, warehouse and/or lab setting (advantage)
  • Enthusiasm – WANTS to work
  • Organized 
  • Reliable 
  • Accurate  
  • Passionate
  • Want to make GREAT quality products

Salary: 7 – 9.5k (negotiable).

Premises: 9 Hoopoe Road, Fort Jackson Industrial Area, Mdantsane. East London