Packing Machine Operator


Our client, situated in Muizenberg in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, is an international and fast-growing food manufacturing facility which operates under extreme food safety conditions and standards.

The company’s Manufacturing Department is looking for a Packing Machine Operator to work in the Packing Room. The ideal candidates have experience in the FMCG industry. The job incumbents will report to the Production Supervisor.


  • Adhering to food safety rules and regulations
  • Adhering to and implementing standard operating procedures
  • Calibrating scales using weights
  • Conducting visual inspections and verifications on packing machines, X-Ray machine, printing machine
  • Operating X-Ray machine using various test pieces
  • Operating packing machines and printing machines
  • Taking samples of products for testing
  • Performing weight tests on product pouches
  • Completing necessary paperwork: verification checklists, hygiene checklists, cleaning checklists, weight monitoring sheets, non-conformances, batch preparation sheets, production sheets, rejection sheets, requisition forms
  • Performing cleaning and sanitation procedures according to standard operating procedures
  • Providing assistance in other departments, as and when required


  • Matric qualification
  • Food factory and food safety experience
  • Production / Manufacturing knowledge and experience
  • Health and Safety training and experience
  • Must be willing to work shifts

The company offers market-related remuneration and bene­fits, based on the successful applicant’s experience and qualifications.

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