Assembly Technician
Johannesburg, South Africa
2d ago

Company Description

BIC® products are known and appreciated all over the world for their quality, their affordability and ease of use. The ballpoint pen, the pocket lighter, the one-

piece shaver are all part of the daily lives of millions of consumers. These products make BIC® one of the best known international brands, present in 3.

2 million retail outlets, in more than 160 countries. As we explore the tremendous opportunities ahead, we have a need for dedicated and dynamic employees to help build our team.

With a strong commitment to encouraging future and current team members to Unlock the Best You! the BIC People Promise reinforces the principle that people are at the heart of its business success.

BIC is committed to its team members and to the promise of helping them unlock their full potential.

Job Description

MAIN PURPOSE : The assembly technician : Sets and maintains all production related equipment / machines to obtain their optimum efficiency, he ensures that all planned maintenance is done according to the planned maintenance schedules and that all records are kept up to date.

He will liaise with QA and production personnel to ensure that our high-quality standards are met and that daily targets are achieved.


  • Maintenance : Carry out preventive maintenance on all high-speed packaging, assembly and printing machines according to maintenance schedules.
  • Manufacturing of machine parts : He will from time to time be required to make new machine parts or repair old parts on both equipment in use and new equipment being built by the engineering department.
  • Machine setting : Develop the skills for the setting of all assembly machines.
  • Machine overhauling : From time to time be required to overhaul high speed assembly machines.
  • Machine change overs : The assembly technician will need to carry out change overs on machines as and when required.
  • Production : Technicians are required to work closely with production and supervisory staff so that daily production targets are met.
  • He will assist with operator and supervisor training on assembly machines and inform them of any standard procedural changes.

  • Safety : Assembly technicians are to ensure that the all equipment in use is in a safe working condition and that all hazards are addressed and brought to the attention of the foreman, supervisory staff or HSE manager.
  • Isolate equipment through lock outs when required.

  • Reporting : Technicians are required to fill in job cards for work carried out and report any problems related to the non-
  • performance of machines / equipment and / or both to the foreman.

  • Spares management : Assembly technicians are expected to log spares used and keep all records up to date.
  • Working hours

  • Shift work (morning, afternoon and night), attend to call outs, work weekends and overtime when required.
  • Qualities & Skills

  • Work under pressure
  • Flexibility
  • Persistence and determination
  • Work together in a team
  • Qualifications

  • Qualified Fitter or Qualified Millwright
  • At least 3 5 years’ experience in a similar role working on high speed machines.
  • Good mechanical background is important for the setting of timing on the cam driven machines.
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