Artisan Millwright
Boksburg, GT, ZA
13d ago

AFC - Danone Southern Africa (Pty),a subsidiary of Danone, is looking for South Africa (ZA) Boksburg Danone is a global food company holding top positions in healthy food through its four businesses : Fresh Dairy Products, Early Life Nutrition, Waters, and Medical Nutrition.

Its mission, bringing health through food to as many people as possible, embodies commitment to human progress and business success.

It gives meaning to the work of our 100,000 Danoners worldwide on an everyday basis. For passionate people looking for autonomy and exciting career opportunities, Danone truly has something special inside!

Closing date : 19 April 2018

Roles and Responsibilities :


  • Ensure adherence to quality standards, procedures, policies and practices
  • Fix all breakdowns and execute preventative maintenance and / or scheduled maintenance, always adhering to high standards of workmanship
  • Adhere to HACCP and CIP protocols
  • Comply with housekeeping standards : ensure that work area and machinery is kept clean at all times, clean work areas and machinery as required
  • Food Safety and Quality

  • Ensure adherence to Food Safety and Quality principles as included in the policies, procedures, product specifications and processes.
  • This also includes general Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and hygiene practices.

  • Identify and report any potential Food Safety & Quality and GMP deviations and hazards.
  • Costs

  • Ensure optimal functioning of the production line by executing preventative and reactive maintenance duties as per standard
  • Attend to breakdowns timeously, thereby reducing production downtime.
  • Minimize stoppages and increase plant availability by implementing plant maintenance strategies.
  • Execute maintenance tasks within budget (i.e., reduce spare parts consumption where possible and attempt to curtail costs associated with breakdowns)
  • Continuously identify cost effect ways of delivering world class service, identify cost saving initiatives and recommend improvements
  • Lead maintenance specific problem solving initiatives
  • Complete required maintenance documentation : use information to analyse machine performance (i.e., establish trends, etc.
  • Delivery

  • Execute breakdown and scheduled maintenance within the agreed time frame
  • Monitor the production line / s to ensure smooth operation at all times
  • Assist in assembling, commissioning and decommissioning lines
  • Make use of problem solving techniques (root cause analysis) to establish the reason why breakdowns occur in order to eliminate such breakdowns into the future.
  • Uphold Good Manufacturing Practice principles.
  • Complete CUTE documentation and adhere to DAMAWY procedures and process
  • Complete all required documentation as required (maintenance, safety, quality, etc.)
  • Participate in 15 minute team talk and in proper shift handover
  • Morale

  • Encourage team members to strive for excellence in all they do
  • Be the custodian of the Company Values and CODE
  • Participate in monthly shift safety meetings
  • Monitor KPIs and participate actively in initiatives aimed at achieving targets set.
  • Actively engage with team members and management to ensure that shifts are properly attended in order to achieve production targets and reduce the pressure placed on other team members due to unplanned absences.
  • Provide coaching and support to other team members particularly as it related to maintenance activities
  • Take responsibility for your own learning and development (subject to budgetary constraints) and performance
  • Environment

  • Ensure adherence to the environment policies, procedures and standards
  • Safety

  • Adhere to safety regulations, procedures and policies
  • Identify and report safety hazards
  • Participate in safety incident / accident investigations as required
  • Participate in safety dialogues as per guidelines
  • Participate in safety audits and action plan implementation as and when required
  • Comply with LOTO procedures and perform work in a safe manner at all times
  • Minimum Requirements :

  • Technical qualification
  • Must be a trade tested Artisan
  • 2 / 3 years’ packaging experience within a FMCG environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Results driven, self-motivated, pro-active and inquisitive
  • For more information about Danone, its people and its business, please visit We have something special inside, do you?


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