Falcon Inflatables is looking for a Production Administrator to join our business. We are a boat manufacturing company situated in a small town called Swellendam in the Western Cape of South Africa. We’re a family owned and managed business which has been manufacturing and distributing award-winning, world-class rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) since 1985 which have been shipped to more than 38 countries.

The Production Administrator will be the main internal point of contact at our headquarters and will be working closely with our Production Teams at our factory and workshop to ensure smooth and efficient production and rigging of our boats. This person is responsible for providing our sales team with the back-end administrative support they need to ensure the project is being handed over correctly to our other departments, as well as communication with our workshop, production, parts and finance departments to ensure an on-time delivery. This position will be the central point of communication between these departments and the sales management to ensure efficient production and delivery of our boats.


  • Customer communication (both local and international)
  • Supplier and internal departments communication
  • Collaborating with other departments and upper management to identify shortfalls
  • Tender applications
  • Assist with updating costings
  • Export and import of products and supplies and logistics
  • Updating all departments on the updated production schedule and communicate changes where needed
  • Work alongside our financial team to ensure on-time payments of both suppliers and customers to ensure stable cashflow

Skills Required

  • Extremely organised
  • Strong admin background
  • Customer service orientated
  • Excellent communication, numeracy and computer literacy skills
  • Identifying problems and implement preventative strategies to minimise risk
  • Being able to develop good working relationships and trust with various teams
  • Strong problem-solving skills, analytic ability and be very detail-oriented
  • Working well with many different departments and external suppliers
  • Being results and deadline-driven and thrive under pressure
  • Proficient in both English and Afrikaans


  • ERP Manufacturing System experience will be an advantage (DBA)
  • 2 Years working experience in a manufacturing/production environment


  • Grade 12
  • Additional relevant diploma or certifications will be an advantage

Job Details


Monday to Friday
08:00 – 17:00


Western Cape


(3 month probation)


R 15 000 (Cost to Company)


If you would like to apply for this position, please complete the form below and upload the requested documents in the dedicated sections by 18 June 2024.

If you do not receive any feedback within 21 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist.

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