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1 month ago


A manufacturing concern is seeking a Fitter to support the manufacturing site during continuous shift operation on all mechanical related issues, with the primary aim to maintain machine availability and improve up-time.

Job requirements :

- Matric certificate

- Trade Tested Fitter / Fitter and Turner

- N4 in Mechanical Engineering

- 5 years post apprenticeship experience as a Fitter

- 3 years experience within a large manufacturing environment

- Furnace, print screen machine and CNC machine experience would be a great advantage

- Experience working on heavy industrial / automated machines

Knowledge required :

- Good understanding of factory utility layouts (electrical and water reticulation, compressed air systems, and process water plant)

- Knowledge of condition monitoring (electrical and water reticulation, compressed air systems and process water plant)

- Working knowledge of OSHACT

- Knowledge of shut down maintenance

- Working knowledge of robotics

- Bearings and lubrication

- Welding, cutting and grinding experience

- Pneumatics, pumps, transmission systems and general mechanics

Duties :

- Identify, verify and analyse reasons for downtime through root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions to repair the fault in order to ensure timeous resumption of production

- Ensure that inspections on running machinery and equipment is carried out in order to prevent unnecessary downtime

- Ensure adherence to the maintenance schedule by carrying out preventative and scheduled maintenance so that the risk of unplanned downtime is minimised

- Ensure adherence to all safety rules and regulations by all personnel and contractors on site to ensure a safe working environment

- Participate in problem solving workshops and process improvement discussions to support MDW

- Ensure effective communication of relevant information to all stakeholders to support decision making for the business

Skills :

- Self driven and motivated

- Interpersonal skills (team player)

- Strong analytical ability with problem solving

- Able to work under pressure


If you have not received contact from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.