Artisan Fitter wanted immediately: APPLY HERE
Swellendam, Western Cape
Reference: 4947 DB
Consultant: Dorei Barnes
The main responsibility of this position is the maintenance and the preventative maintenance of equipment, machinery and facilities of the plant. This person will be responsible for his team and its activities and will need to ensure all work complies to Industry standards.
Being the team leader of certain projects in order to ensure optimal efficiency and productivity by performing and maintaining high quality workmanship
Ensure all machines and equipment on site is safe, working efficiently and fit for purpose
Installation of new machines and equipment
Overhaul, upkeep and repair of all plant machines including workshop equipment
Responding to emergency machine break downs throughout the plant
Applicable skills in plant maintenance. This will include plant maintenance, preventative maintenance, projects and shutdowns
Due to the nature and structure of the maintenance team it will be expected from this position to get involved with other maintenance duties not related to his discipline. It can therefore be expected of this positions to do this work with the necessary supervision and assistance.
Involvement with new design and installation
Review and advice on engineering requirements and drawings
Actively promote safe working practices according to health and safety regulations
Where a detailed specification is not provided determines the cause of the fault and then undertakes the most effective solution to remedy the defect
Maintain preventative maintenance schedules as required by Food Safety regulations
Development and training to Artisan Assistants and General Assistants
To supervise, motivate and time-manage of the team reporting to them
Must be prepared to work overtime and standby according to the schedule
Qualified Trade Certificate
Experience in arc, tig and mig welding
Must be able to read technical/mechanical drawing
Knowledge of food safety and safety procedures will be to the applicant’s advantage
A minimum of 2 years plant maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment after qualification
Experience in a food manufacturing environment would be to the applicant’s advantage.
Must be prepared to work overtime and \or shifts and standby.
Job Type: Full-time