Lead Process Engineer (Ref: NTLPE)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Engineering sector in Boksburg - Gauteng
Posted On Friday 7 June 2019
Job Description:

A Lead Process Engineer position at a leading FMCG Home and Personal Care manufacturing concern to manage the overall manufacturing environment related to the production of home and personal care related products under good manufacturing practices (GMPs). The role will be based in Boksburg, Johannesburg.

Main job function

Management of the product and process manufacturing team responsible for the manufacture of creams, emulsions, toothpaste and detergents

Oversight of the quality requirements involved in the manufacturing process including but not limited to

Compliance with approved bills of materials and batch process procedures

Execution of product quality testing requirements

Batch controls

Collaboration with the inventory management, planning and production team to ensure maximum capacity utilization

Regular review of the production schedule

Strictly follow the internal SOPs and external regulations

Strictly following health and safety procedures and protocols

Review of the routine manufacturing processes for home and personal care products including emulsions, detergents, powders & toothpaste

Quick and effective diagnosis and troubleshooting of routine or minor problems

Leading the trial and innovation agenda for customers including the development of formulations for new products and improvements to existing products


A Bachelors’ degree or advanced diploma in chemical engineering or chemistry

At least 10 years’ experience in a process manufacturing role with at least 3 years in management

Home and personal care manufacturing/chemicals manufacturing experience an advantage

Relevant additional tertiary/post graduate


Excellent computer skills including MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint

Experience in working with ERP systems especially SAP and Syspro

Excellent communication and teamwork skills with an ability to interact with senior management

Ability to work in diverse teams

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Nicole Thomas