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Assistant MRF Manager needed at WastePlan

Job title : Assistant MRF Manager

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : 18-May-24

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Job summary            

  • To assist the Operations Manager in conjunction with the MRF Manager. To ensure that the plant (MRF) operates efficiently to meet production levels by managing the personnel, equipment, procedures, polices involved.

Staff management: in liaison with MRF Manager 

  • Manage the taking on of new staff, take on sheets, induction and issue of PPE 
  • Manage the number of staff on duty, in relation to production demands 
  • Manage staff needs and placements in the MRF 
  • Assist in the frequent assessments on senior MRF staff 
  • Assist the MRF Manager to coach, counsel and appraise job results and develop personal growth opportunities 
  • Code of good practice: responsible for execution of all disciplinary actions / OHS / policies and procedures  
  • Execution of identified priorities and tasks, set out daily task planning for staff members at the MRF, recommend shifts and revise schedules if needed 
  • Assist in resolving personnel problems by analysing information, investigating issues, identifying solutions, recommending action 

SHEQ responsibilities

  • Legal appointment as GMR 2(7)
  • Ensure that all legal appointments are properly in place, with correct training
  • Liaise with SHEQ Officer
  • Manage delegated responsible person for implementation of PTW and lock out system
  • Responsible for maintaining good housekeeping standards in the MRF
  • Ensure all operators are properly trained and certificates are valid
  • Report all incidents, spills and near misses to the MRF Manager and SHEQ Officer
  • Ensure that planned job observations on operators are carried out by supervisors
  • Assist in all investigations (IOD, accidents and environmental incidents)

Administration responsibilities

  • Daily reports: attendance registers, shift reports, production graphs, PM Checks
  • Weekly reports: staff leave, IODS, operational feedback, production, PM checks and weekly operational meetings
  • Monthly reports


  • Ensure all staff members work as productive as possible
  • Implement and supervise the workflow, reporting procedures and systems
  • Identify cost reductions to enhance profitability
  • Coordinating and enforcing systems, policies, procedures and discipline
  • Ensure a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment and resources
  • Organise (extra) training about different products, code of conduct, health, safety, environmental and standard procedures and policies
  • Provide manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analysing production performance records and data; answering questions and responding to requests
  • Chair weekly operations meeting in absence of MRF Manager

Equipment and maintenance

  • Ensure PM checks are carried out and data captured
  • Ensure that preventative maintenance is carried out
  • Ensure that a maintenance diary is kept up to date
  • Supervise the repair of breakdowns

Liaising with external clients

  • Maintaining work relationship with the workers’ committees, by means of healthy communication
  • Negotiate and liaise with and between, finance department, senior management and suppliers (when required)


  • Monitor stock levels of consumables and place orders
  • Order materials and equipment
  • Liaise with suppliers, executive and finance department


  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • 5-10 Years working experience
  • Valid drivers’ license
  • Management skills
  • Computer literate

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