Available Positions | Twinsaver Group

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Position:

Job Number: MB18102019 - Mechanical Fitter Kliprivier

Mechanical Fitter

Manufacturing

Date posted: 18 Oct 2019

Preferred start date: 02 Dec 2019

Application closing date: 25 Oct 2019

Employment type: Full-time

Location: Klipriver

Shift: Non-shift

Travel: yes

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure that the health and safety of employees, plant, equipment and buildings are maintained in accordance to the health, safety and environmental policies of the company
  • Ensure maximum availability of the mechanical equipment, compressors, civil maintenance and also at times, electrical and instrumentation equipment
  • Comply with all Twinsaver policies and procedures in all activities
  • To carry out daily inspection and equipment in the respective sections of the factory and report to the Mechanical Foreman and/or Engineer immediately of any discrepancies
  • To be available after hours and to perform standby duties as and when required
  • To participate in continuous improvement and optimization of maintenance methods. This can be archived via processes including RCFA techniques
  • Ensure repairs are carried out in the most cost effective way possible and to the appropriate engineering standards
  • To attend to training as and when prescribed
  • To ensure that spares are available and that spares are regularly audited for availability and proper storage
  • To ensure that housekeeping standards are maintained and adhered to
  • To ensure that mechanical plant availability is greater than 95%
  • To ensure that mechanical artisan utilization is above 90%
  • To ensure that mechanical schedule attainment is greater than 95%
  • To ensure that all tools supplied by Twinsaver are handled and maintained with care

REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Grade 12, N3 to N5 in Mechanical field, with relevant trade papers

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

  • Knowledge and experience Mechanical fitting in a FMCG environment (preferably paper making) with an emphasis on conveyors, chain and belt drives, motors, gearboxes, installation of equipment, pumps, compressors, bearings, pneumatics, maintenance techniques, lubrication, machining, welding. Computer literacy, fork truck license

The fitting experience will include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Fitting and maintenance of shafts, keys, couplings, bearings, gears, clutches, pulleys and belts
  • Marking, drilling, tapping and machining
  • Pneumatic fault finding and repairs on systems and components
  • Knowledge of lubrication practices
  • Replace and repair defective parts on the machines

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • The candidate must have exceptional mechanical skills
  • Good communication skills towards all levels in the company
  • Be goal driven and self-motivated
  • Have good fault finding ability, be a team player, possess a logical thought process, have a stable
  • Personality, show integrity and be able to work under pressure
  • Be honest, show enthusiasm, be consistent, accept accountability and exercise equality

ABILITIES

  • Be willing to perform standby duties
  • Be prepared to work outside normal working hours

PERSONAL ATRIBUTES/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Self-starter, motivated and able to work without supervision, driven to learn and improve himself,
  • development potential, takes accountability for own actions, passionate about success, attention to detail and high standards of workmanship
  • Must be a team player with good communication skills
  • Must have excellent numerical skills and command of English
  • Must be accurate and pay attention to detail
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Self-motivated individual with superior analytical capabilities
  • Be goal orientated and demonstrate integrity

OTHER

  • Adhering to all safe working procedures and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Knowledge of all the legal requirements of the OSH Act, Basic Condition of Employment Act, Labour Relations Act and other legal requirements
  • ISO 9001 document control standards
  • Hydraulic experience
  • Basic rigging experience
  • Have own tools as per prescribed
  • Able to work alone
  • Must have own transport

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • High noise, dust and heat environment
  • Physically demanding – especially during shuts
  • Work at heights
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