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Job title: Maintenance Technician
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 4 to 10 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 17 April 2020
Job reference no: 2101543508

Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates who meet the following job specifications. In addition to these functions, employees are required to carry out other duties as may reasonably be required). To maintenance, repair and install plant machinery, equipment and facilities in order to keep the plant running smoothly.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Repair and maintain all plant equipment and machinery to minimise downtime
  • Installation and commissioning of machinery and equipment
  • Attend to machine breakdowns
  • Execution of planned and preventative maintenance and repairs on machines, equipment, plant and facilities
  • Handle the refurbishment and modification to existing machinery and equipment
  • Report deterioration and wear and tear on machinery, equipment and facilities
  • Report any potentials problems that could lead to line stoppage
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable health and safety rules and standards
  • Order spare parts
  • Participate in special plant projects as and when required


  • Matric Certificate or equivalent
  • Fitter and Turner Trade Test Certificate or equivalent
  • Minimum 4 years post trade test experience in a manufacturing environment (experience in the automotive sector would be advantageous)
  • Experience in hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Crane and injection moulding experience would be advantageous

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge of General Machinery Regulations
  • Ability to work independently
  • Proficiency with manual and power tools
  • Computer Literacy
  • Good communications skills
  • Planning and Organisational Skills
  • Pay close attention to detail
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Problem-solving and analytical Skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Willingness to work shifts
  • Willingness to work overtime
  • Ability to perform physical activities
  • Ability to handle pressure