The average salary for a Production Controller in South Africa is R190,000.
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Job Description for Production Controller
A production controller works to ensure smooth and efficient processes for their organization's activities. They maintain close contact with maintenance personnel to ensure that relevant machinery remains in service and has a maximum uptime. They also work with managers to determine staffing levels to ensure maximum production within budgetary constraints. The production controller schedules when specific tasks are performed in the production cycle. They also maintain close contact with inventor…Read more
Production Controller Tasks
- Schedule delivery and production usage of materials for optimal production.
- Visit and evaluate suppliers for quality, timeliness, procedures, and fit to goals.
- Monitor and track materials flow to identify bottlenecks and characterize usage.
- Identify, resolve, and forecast problems and potential solutions to inventory and quality.
The top respondents for the job title Production Controller are from the companies Distell, Tiger Brands and Sasol Mining. Reported salaries are highest at Distell where the average pay is R300,000. Sasol Mining pays the lowest at around R132,000.
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Popular Skills for Production Controller
SAP Production Planning (SAP PP)
Skills in Production Management, Production Support and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Control and SAP Production Planning (SAP PP).
Pay by Experience Level for Production Controller
An entry-level Production Controller with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R124,500 based on 8 salaries. An early career Production Controller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R154,629 based on 117 salaries. A mid-career Production Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R248,463 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Production Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R257,478 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R280,000.
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