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Maintenance Technician

Job Description: 

Purpose of job:

Maintenance and repairs to machinery, equipment, plant and facilities, Installation and commissioning of machinery and equipment, general maintenance to plant and facilities, Safety and Housekeeping

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a qualified tradesman, preferably in automotive sector
  • Experienced in electrical, hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Self-starter, hard and conscientious worker

Qualification:

  • Certification as qualifies Millwright
  • Understand and read electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic circuits and drawings
  • Understanding and knowledge of Company rules and regulations, and Safety rules and regulations applicable to the Company
  • Experience in mechatronics

Responsibilities:

  • Mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic planned and preventative maintenance and repairs to machinery and equipment, including plant and facilities as required
  • Execution of planned and preventative maintenance and repairs on machinery, equipment, plant and facilities in accordance with maintenance plan
  • Report deterioration and excessive wear and tear on machinery, equipment, plant and facilities that requires major repairs to be carried out
  • Report all delays that cannot be completed in the planned time frame due to addition faults and problems identified during the maintenance or repairs to the machine or equipment
  • Assist with the manufacturing, refurbishment or modification to existing machinery and equipment as required
  • Assist with the installation and commissioning of refurbished, modified or new machines, as required.
  • Ensure correct functioning and safe working of machinery and equipment after completion of maintenance and before handing over for use in Production
  • Identification and prediction of other repairs on machinery and equipment that is to be conducted in future planned and preventative maintenance
  • Assist with urgent machine, equipment plant or facility breakdowns that will lead to customer line stoppages, including after hours if required
  • Abide by Company Rules and Regulations
  • Ensure safety precautions and standards are followed at all times when conducting maintenance and repairs on machinery, equipment plant and facilities such as equipment lockout
  • Abide by safety rules and regulations at all times
  • Apply and maintain the company standards in the workplace and maintenance area at all times
  • To close down any machine or equipment that is unsafe to work with
  • To close down any machine or equipment that is faulty and may lead to further damage
  • To carry out all duties and responsibilities as described in this job description
  • To operate within the parameters of the job descriptions
  • To not hand over a machine for use in production after maintenance or service that is unsafe or unchecked for proper functioning and operating
  • In event of absence of the incumbent, the Technical and Quality Manager is responsible to ensure continuity of duties and activities in line with agreed schedules and parameters

Location: 

East London, South Africa,

Company: 

Abantu Staffing Solutions

Education: 

No education

Job Category: 

Automotive,Manufacturing

Working Experience: 

5 to 10 years

Contract Type: 

Full Time

Salary: 

Negotiable

Salary Frequency: 

Monthly

Job Reference #: 

2944503339