The average hourly pay for a Production Operator in South Africa is R44.71.
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Job Description for Production Operator
Production operators monitor equipment during operations. Attention to detail while monitoring gauges and lines is required. The ability to troubleshoot and maintain production line machinery typically is preferred. Operators generally are responsible for accurately and completely documenting production activities in a timely manner. Auxiliary tasks may include housekeeping, inspections, safety walkthroughs, organization, and transport. Responsibilities may include direct handling of product…Read more
Production Operator Tasks
- Simultaneously operate multiple pieces of equipment to produce products efficiently.
- Monitor gauges or other indicators to assess progress, production, and maintenance needs.
- Inspect and quality check products, and verify accuracy.
- Interpret specifications and calibrate machines to reach goals.
The top respondents for the job title Production Operator are from the companies Clover SA, Ferrero and Ferrero. Reported salaries are highest at Ferrero where the average pay is R38.50. Clover SA pays the lowest at around R38.10.
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Popular Skills for Production Operator
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Skills in Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Production Support, Assembler and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Machine Operation.
Pay by Experience Level for Production Operator
An entry-level Production Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R33.85 based on 19 salaries. An early career Production Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R41.30 based on 402 salaries. A mid-career Production Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R50.33 based on 231 salaries. An experienced Production Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R50.48 based on 120 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R78.
Years of Experience
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