at VVF Life Sciences
Location Montague Gardens, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Engineering
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Montague Gardens






We are a global company with our SA business based in Montague Gardens. Our core business is the manufacture of personal care products. We seek to appoint a Qualified Mechanical Artisan on a

temporary basis to assist with Mechanical Maintenance.



Main duties will include:




Carry out servicing of the plant's machinery




Assist and coach with breakdown fault finding in

autonomous work groups




Carry out machine repairs/breakdowns




Ordering of spares, stores control and critical

spare identification




Machine change over and adjustments




Focus on equipment failures to reduce downtime




Manufacture of minor machine parts on lathe,

milling machine, etc.




Maintain high quality of information for

preventative maintenance system




Reduce waste (Product, Raw materials, Consumables,

Utilities, etc.)




Improve overall plant and equipment efficiency




Perform safety inspections and update safety

registers on site and equipment




Identify risks and put corrective action in place




Support quality department in maintaining finished

product of the highest standard




Ensure high housekeeping standard




Perform project installations/modifications









Key Knowledge and Skills Requirements:




Applicable Trade Test Certificate (Maintenance

Fitter, Fitter & Turner, Millwright, etc.).




N 2 / N3 Technical Certificate (Must have NQF level





Proven problem solving ability.




Decision making skills




Welding and machining skills.




5 years experience as a Fitter in an FMCG Manufacturing





Basic understanding of the Occupational Health and

Safety Act.




Good written and verbal communication skills.








Key Attributes Required:




Must be punctual




Ability to work in a team (positive attitude)




High quality of workmanship




Good interpersonal skills within all departments




Must be flexible with working hours and operate

under varying conditions


Must be willing to work shift  and overtime when required


Must be willing to do Stand by and Call out as and

when required


Must have own reliable transport


Interested candidates can send their CVs