This position encompasses maintenance and repairs for all production machines and ancillary equipment in the factory to ensure the smooth running of production. The person will be a qualified Electrician and be a good technical all-rounder. Previous work Experience should not be confined to Electrical, the individual should have worked in a maintenance position in a manufacturing environment and had exposure to pneumatics, hydraulics etc. Experience in Injection moulding machine would also be a distinct advantage.
The successful candidate will work closely with production, quality and administration departments to ensure that the Company objectives relating to production output, quality and safety are achieved
Duties will include the following:
Organising and planning maintenance to ensure the minimum disruption to production. Implementing and amending maintenance and repair programmes for all production machines and ancillary equipment.
Responsible for installation and set up of new production machines and equipment
Cost and Efficiency : Review existing systems, identify systems to upgrade or automate - make recommendations to management, Where approval granted – implement new systems in a cost effective manner
Responsible for the stocking of equipment spares and working closely with the administration department in the ordering of spares
Ensure process optimisation and smooth running of production machinery on all shifts.
Trouble shooting, fault finding and providing technical training and support to the production team
Comply with all legislation, in particular Health and Safety legislation – Play a leading role in creating an incident and injury free work environment. Responsible for ensuring that work methods are safe and that machinery and ancillary equipment are in safe working order.
Comply with company policy and procedures and ensure that all cleanroom and hygiene regulations are adhered to at all times
Keep management informed of issues and concerns in a timely basis
The individual will have a strong work ethic and will have the ability to prioritise work in a very busy environment. Organisational, planning and effective communication are necessary skills to fulfill this role. A Self-starter with bundles of initiative is also a requirement. Typical hours of work will be 8.00 am to 5.30 pm Monday to Friday. Competitive salary and benefits on offer commensurate to experience.
Maintenance, Engineering, Organisation, Electrical Maintenance, Mechanical Maintenance, Electrical installation work, Electrical Trade, Mechanical Maintenance Engineering, Electrical Testing, Maintenance work, Pneumatics
Parking, Pension Fund, Medical Aid / Health Care
Permanent / Full-time