General Assistant

Job Title: General Assistant

Location: GT, ZA

Company: PG Group

PG Building Glass is Southern Africa’s leading distributor of float, mirror and PG SmartGlass® products. Solutions supplied include glass that keeps out intruders, sound, heat, ultraviolet light and cold as well as glass that comes in a wide range of decorative finishes, colours, patterns, and images.

Main job purpose

Assisting machine operators in all areas of processing thus ensuring that production and quality targets are met throughout the plant

Main Objective

  • Read and measure incoming glass accurately with a tape measure
  • Handling and inspecting all incoming glass for irregular breaks, scratches and uneven edges.
  • Review process instructions as per job card and drawings
  • Receive instructions from the machine operators
  • Read and fill out proper documentation (hard copies and electronically)
  • Observing all applicable safety requirements and reporting immediately any unsafe practices or conditions.
  • Perform continuous checks on the quality of glass and notify the operator if there is any manufacturing defect
  • Work effectively with the operator to ensure that you receive the correct job cards and glasses are properly labelled
  • Work according to standard operating procedure (SOP)
  • Scan and confirm every good glass before sending to the next station, and scrap rejected glass in order to make replacement
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized area at all times
  • Maintain daily production record such as quantity, dimensions, square meters, cubic meters and material type by means of a standardised production sheet
  • Properly handle all chemical within safety guidelines
  • Properly label and pack glasses on the racks/trolleys
  • Ensure that every glass moving to the next station is properly labelled and accompanied by the right job card and drawings
  • Load, strap, offload and move glass within the plant by means of a pallet jack
  • Load and offload materials onto or from pallets, racks and shelves by hand
  • Load material into vehicles and install strapping in order to prevent damage
  • Load and offload truck as and when required
  • Cleaning work area, machines and equipment
  • Sign off job card after completing the job
  • Assisting in all areas of processing as and when required
  • Help out with other production/operations duties depending on glass production requirements


  • Grade 12


  • Self-motivating and independent starter
  • Planning capability
  • High energy to work in a fast pace environment
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Deadline Driven
  • Own transport
  • Mobility


  • High sense of emergency
  • Proven analytical and numerical skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to read and write


  • 1 year glass processing experience
  • SAP knowledge

PG Group, and its subsidiaries, are committed to the principles of employment equity and as such are equal opportunity employers.  Qualified applicants who apply for any vacancies will be considered with due consideration based on of fairness and equity. Factors such as race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability are not consider exclusively and are not determinative of any appointments made by PG Group or its subsidiaries.

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