Winning Form Group Is Hiring: X6 General Assistant – Umhlanga – South Africa

Job Description

Winning Media have exciting opportunities available for X6 General Assistants to be based in Umhlanga, Durban. The successful incumbent will ensure smooth running of the finishing processes, effective machine functioning and dispatch/packing of publications/ Litho Jobs.

Minimum requirements:

A minimum of 1-year experience in general/dispatch assistant role


Being an active team player in the production of the Publications/ Litho/Signage business. This involves, but is not limited to, the production/printing processes, collating, paste-up, packing, counting, machinery usage, controlling wastage and raw material usage.
Operation and maintenance of various finishing equipment.

Ensuring production deadlines are met to ensure that jobs are packaged and dispatched is on time.
Alerting the Factory Manager / Operations Manager of equipment and stock items to be purchased as and when the need arises.

Provides various other duties with regards to the production/printing department as and when required.
Liaise with the Factory Manager / Operations Manager regarding printing and publications machinery at the factory and conduct the repairs timeously.
Conduct weekly stock counts over the factory stock items as directed by the Factory Manager/ Operations Manager.
Conduct the destruction of obsolete publications as approved by the Factory Manager.

Fill out job cards for every printing and collating.
Limit high levels of wastage.
Safeguard company assets and company stock (raw material and finished goods) at all times.
Ensure factory is secure at the end of a shift.

Regular testing and maintenance of the machines.
Accurate counting of print runs, raw materials and dispatch books.
Accurate packing of routes.
Accurate reconciliations and completions of necessary production schedules.

Skills and competencies:

Must be result driven

Problem-solving skillsMust have a strong sense of accountabilityMust be innovative, pro-active and a strategic thinker

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