Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Maintenance Technician
 
Location: Amanzimtoti
 
Purpose of the Job: Responsible for Daily Maintenance and preventative of maintenance of the Production Plant and support the implementation of new technology. Oversee the utilization of resources equipment, manpower, space mentorship and Apprenticeship.
This position is rather urgent, and the candidates must have strong electrical experience working with PLC systems.
 
Key Competencies:
    • Decision making
    • Planning and organizing
    • Teamwork
    • Problem Solving
    • Communication Skill
    • Innovative Skill
 
Qualifications and Experience:
    • Minimum – National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering OR Electrical Engineering
    • Atleast 5 years’ experience in the Automotive Industry
    • PLC and CAD DATA
    • Quality Management Systems/IATF/ISO14000
    • Ability to manage spare parts inventory and search for local procurement (cost reduction activities)
    • Strong electrical experience working with PLC systems.
 
Customer
    • Communicate maintenance related information to Line Manager so that it does not delay manufacturing process
    • Actively perform daily inspections of each facility, manage to reduce abnormal failures by performing daily inspections and maintenance on machines
 
Safety
    • Compliance with all company, ensuring tools and legal and common practice safety precautions
    • Ensure all safety regulations are always adhered to
    • Ensuring tools and equipment used are safe and appropriate for the application
    • Report machine abnormalities to Line Manager
    • Regular checking, updating, and communicating safe work procedures
    • Adhere to the safety requirements and actively participate to improve Safety in the workplace
    • Ensure Lock out procedures always maintained when working with equipment
 
Machine Maintenance and Operation
    • Responsible for the maintenance and Die repairs of all machinery in production plant
    • Implementation of preventative measures to prevent the same failure reoccurrence
    • Monitor the operation of machines, reporting ad correctly undesirable work practices
    • Reporting and coordinating on all machine breakdowns and provide countermeasures
 
Maintenance and Administration
    • Development and submission of maintenance reports timeously i.e breakdown analysis and downtime information  
    • Maintenance planning and preventative maintenance activities
    • Spare part management
    • Develop work instructions for all preventative maintenance activities and repairs
    • Compile meeting reports and minutes as and when needed  
 
General
    • Ensuring compliance with all relevant policies, procedures, and work instructions
    • Ensure housekeeping (5S) is conducted and maintained daily
    • Kaizen (Continuous improvement) of work processes and procedures must be implemented
 
Working Times: 07:00am to 16:30pm [however due to the nature of the position, this person must be available on call and standby even during the night shift]
 
Salary: R33 000 per month
This excludes medical aid. The Company contributes 50% towards medical aid. Excludes any call out; night shift allowance of overtime that may be worked and stand by that will be paid
Also excludes any incentives that may be earned by an employee.