Assistant Production x7 at SABN

Full Job Description

Job Grade: Paterson Grade: B2

Sections: Intaglio (x3), Litho (x2), and Finishing (x2)

Number of Positions: 7


Assist the department with daily production tasks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accept and inspect products and raw materials from storage, then transport them to the appropriate production section.
  • Ensure sufficient consumables, such as platforms and boxes, are available for the production shift.
  • Operate the feeder to ensure high-quality paper feed into the machine and troubleshoot any feeder-related issues.
  • Monitor and replenish ink levels as needed, and perform autonomous maintenance tasks.
  • Operate the cutting machine for boards, assist with changeovers, and handle machine cleaning and stripping.
  • Report any deviations according to company procedures.
  • Assist with daily product balancing.
  • Follow standard operating procedures and work instructions.
  • Maintain housekeeping standards.
  • Adhere to safe work practices, identify and address hazards, and escalate risks in the workplace.

Preferred Candidate Qualifications:

  • Grade 12
  • N3 Engineering or TT3
  • 1-2 years of experience in the printing/manufacturing industry (preferred)

Application Process:

  • Internal Applicants: Apply on the SABN careers portal on the intranet by uploading a detailed CV and copies of qualifications.
  • External Applicants: Apply on the Careers24 website by uploading a detailed CV, ID copy, copies of qualifications, and a recent pay slip. Applications without the required documents will not be considered.

Additional Information:

  • SABN is committed to equality, employment equity, and diversity. Preference may be given to candidates from underrepresented designated groups, in line with SABN’s Employment Equity Plan and goals.
  • Applications will not be considered if submitted after the closing date or if they do not meet the minimum requirements.
  • Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted applicants only. If you do not hear from us within 10 working days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
  • SABN reserves the right not to make an appointment to the advertised positions.
  • Applicants must be willing to undergo a series of assessments and a security clearance process as prescribed by the National Key Point Act.
  • The SABN will only use your personal information as required by law. Your information may be reported to the Department of Labour (DOL) for government reporting requirements. The DOL adheres to the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA) in processing all information and accepts full accountability. You therefore absolve the SABN of any liability arising from providing this information.

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