at Elev8 Recruitment (Pty) Ltd
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Engineering
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Johannesburg



Job Summary

Millwright (Colorants / Manufacturing / Chemical / Industrial) – Johannesburg


R 40 000 P/M Negotiable on Qualification and Years of relevant experience


Global Manufacturing concern is seeking the expertise of a dynamic Milwright to join their team.


One would describe you as responsible and hardworking, able to do repairs and preventative maintenance on plant and equipment, including general site & building maintenance.



Main Purpose of the Role:


To maintain/monitor stocks of critical & non-critical spare parts.


Be responsible for all contractor management onsite including service requests and call outs.


Be actively involved with implementation of new plant & equipment including projects.


Qualifications and Requirements:



Millwright Certificate/Fitter Turner and or similar

More than 5+ years’ experience as a Millwright in the chemical and/or paint industry is preferred

Forklift license

Disconnect/Reconnect License “D” license


Key Responsibilities:



Perform maintenance schedule as laid out in company program including routine lubrication, filter changes, grease and equipment cleaning, checking and filling tank and gear box levels

Replace worn and damaged parts on equipment

Operating adjustments (e.g. air pressures, fill sensors, proximity sensors, machine


On call and standby for major and minor equipment failures (e.g. filling line down or

conveyor problems)

Major mill overhauls (motors, discs, shafts and screens), new equipment installations,

modifications and relocations

Research and identify required replacement parts off parts list and drawings as well as order

parts and follow up back orders where necessary

Schedule mill maintenance (every 3-6 months), change seals, buffer fluids, media and check for worn parts

Daily, weekly, monthly and yearly equipment inspections, checking mechanical, electrical


Checking and noting all plant, lab and building equipment for worn or damaged parts

Fabrication and installation of various equipment and safety guards (weld stands and

guards), regular upkeep

Daily maintenance log and monthly reports to Production and Maintenance Manager

Call outside contractors for any unscheduled maintenance

General housekeeping and ensure OHS Act compliance

Training of department maintenance team and process controllers

Create and maintain a safe and healthy working environment in the department

Shutdown action plan and execution

Safety custodian for the area of responsibility and ensure compliance

Maintain standards in the plant and adhere to all safety rules and procedures

Ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical schematic drawings

Competent with Isolation and Lock-out procedures

Investigates incidents (SHEQ) and identify root causes of Non-Conformances and corrects deviations


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