Method Trainer

at Work-Force
Location Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Date Posted Jan 20, 2021
Category Teaching Jobs
Job Type Full-time


  • Job Description: 
    • Mentor sewing operators and maintain sewing assessment records on the following:

    -      Complete sewing machine verifications as per ODS and/or First Off Sheet

    -       Sewing of first off parts and ensure compliance with specifications as per ODS

    -       Perform sewing operations, such as joining and decorative seams

    -       Replacement of bobbins/thread, needles and oiling of sewing machine

    -       Complete sewing tasks as required by production schedule and conduct self-inspection

    -       Monitor machine performance and report deviations.

    • Supervise the Cut & Sew process, ensuring that production targets are met.
    • Ensure that sewn trim parts meet required quality standards.
    • Support Mechanical Engineers with development of Cut & Sew process documents
    • Support the Automotive Mechanical Engineers with planning and execution of sewing layout and process optimization.
    • Carry out periodic station audits to ensure production operatives maintain 5S standards
    • Take responsibility for Housekeeping in the Cut & Sew area.
    • Support plant with problem-solving and troubleshooting sewing quality issues
    • Support launch team with manufacturing of prototype parts.
    • Manage and maintain all master templates / patterns.
    • Maintain and control all trim master samples.

    Job Requirements: 

    • National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) and/or a relevant technical qualification.
    • +5 years sewing experience in the Automotive sector
    • General computer literacy, with a firm grasp of the MS Office package
    • Individuals with strong Customer Focus, Integrity and Honesty.
    • Understand and comply with all function-related BOS and EHS requirements
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