Engineering/ Technical

Electrical Artisan

Full Time

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Start-up of processing plant equipment  with main focus the efficient running of intake department.
• Maintenance and following preventative maintenance schedule of all intake equipment.
• Fault finding and immediate reacting to issues.
• Order spares, follow up on orders.
• Daily attending to diverse amount of breakdowns in processing plant.
• Maintaining and implementing 20 keys principles including Health, Safety and Environmental of the department.

Qualifications and Experience:

• Qualified electrician with proven mechanical experience – (relevant trade test is required)
• A Millwright qualification and experience will be an added advantage
• Minimum of 5 years maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment is essential
• Experience and knowledge of PLC’s
• Experience of MEYN evisceration equipment will be advantageous
• Experience in large scale food production and processing plant will be advantageous
• Must be computer literate
• Must have own transport
• Initiative and ability to progress in a multi-skilled environment, a willingness to learn as well as personal and professional integrity are key 
• Strong administrative, organizational, interpersonal and time management skills
• Fluent in English and a second official language would be an advantage
• The candidate should be hardworking, honest and self-motivated
• Ability to cope under pressure
• Must be prepared to work overtime, shifts and/or standby