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Job Description

The successful candidate will be accountable to the Mechanical Technician. To qualify for this position the most suitable candidate must fulfill the following requirements:

Minimum Requirements / Qualifications

Qualified artisan with red seal at N3 level or an Equivalent Qualification as per the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and RPL - SAQA would be considered
• A minimum of 5 years experience in an engineering and manufacturing environment
• Must be willing and able to perform standby duties and work longer hours
• Must have a valid driver’s license to perform standby duties and get to work.

Key Areas of Responsibility

• Assist and perform engineering break downs on the plant
• Perform daily plant and preventative maintenance to assist with continuous production
• Adhere and apply safe working procedures and conditions in plant in accordance with Health and Safety requirements
• Improve overall maintenance on equipment by applying best practices
• Able to repair equipment and machinery according to manufacturers specifications
• Apply basic leadership skills when performing maintenance (Planning, organizing, controlling and feedback on job-cards)
• Involved in the smooth running and optimization of the plant
In addition to the above the successful candidate must also have the following attributes: Positive with energetic attitude; highly self-motivated; good communicator; good “work ethic”; good faultfinding and problem solving skills; ability to read and interpret technical drawings, able to work in a team as well as individually and must be of sober habits.