Fitter

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

Description

 

 

Description

 

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

periodically

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Key Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

 

 

 

Applicable Trade Test Certificate (Maintenance

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

 

 

 

N 2 / N3 Technical Certificate (Must have NQF level

4).

 

 

 

Proven problem solving ability.

 

 

 

Decision making skills

 

 

 

Welding and machining skills.

 

 

 

5 years experience as a Fitter in an FMCG Manufacturing

environment.

 

 

 

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