Senior Artisan - Pretoria West
Rcl Foods
Johannesburg, Gauteng
1d ago
source : findojobs-za

Job DescriptionAt RCL FOODS we see & do things differently, we think bigger, work smarter, and collectively as a team to achieve our ambition to provide more food to more people, more often!We at RCL FOODS are in search for a Senior Artisan to join our Beverages Business Unit.

The role will be based in Pretoria West and report to the Plant Engineer. RCL FOODS is looking for an incumbent to plan and supervise the daily maintenance activities to optimise the availability and reliability of the plant for the benefit of the operations department.

This position will also provide hands-on expertise and leadership of maintenance staff, operators and artisan assistants ensuring proactive maintenance, repair, and service of equipment.

Minimum RequirementsRecognise Electrical, Millwright Trade Test certificate as ArtisanMinimum of 3 5 years experience (mechanical or electrical) in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry with Supervisory management trainingDuties & ResponsibilitiesEnsure safe work procedures are followed at all times.

  • Maintain all duties and responsibilities as per legal OHSA appointment. Plan the daily workload (daily routines, scheduled maintenance;
  • breakdowns; outstanding work requests)Plant and work InspectionsSet the standard of workmanshipFollow up on tasks completed by team membersHousekeeping of workshop and work areasList jobs arising and prioritise these jobsEnsure food safety rules and GMPs are followed in production areas.

    Reliability engineering Find the cause of failures and plan to prevent reoccurrenceEnsure the quickest possible turnaround time for all criticalplant breakdowns fit it the first timeProvide technical support to the Maintenance teamIdentify and maintain critical equipmentManage breakdown analyses processRecommend technical changes (Engineering standards, specifications etc)Maintenance PlanningSchedule and arrange maintenance and repairs for production operationsAllocate Work Orders to the Maintenance team and sign-off Work OrdersDevelop, manage and improve the Computerised Maintenance Management ProgrammeMaintain and update Maintenance plansSchedule and arrange Maintenance and repairs for production operationsDevelop and execute maintenance shutdown / outage plansMaintenance Management / Supervision : Coordinate and optimise the application of Maintenance resources (manpower, contractors, equipment, etc.

    Implement and follow-up action plan to address any deviations from the Maintenance Plan (Breakdowns, etc.)Perform routine plant inspections to identify non-conformancesStock Control : Maintain control of Maintenance workshop and storesMonitor critical stock items and determine optimum stock levels for effective servicing of plant and equipmentControl and order stock for all parts, equipment and materials requiredDesign : Design basic mechanical componentsInstallations : Commission assemblies / machinesMaintenance : Diagnose and repair faults on equipment and machinery during production / operationCoach and mentor with repairing faults on equipment and machinery during production / operationAnalyse and solve maintenance-related problemsUtilise and perform repair and maintenance tasks on implements, equipment and infrastructureAssist in planning and executing statutory and regulatory maintenanceContinuous Improvement to improve quality and throughputSupervise a project team for a technical project to deliver project objectivesIndustrial Relations : Ensure discipline is maintained in the department (Absenteeism, Time Management, overtime, misconduct, etc.

    Resolve grievances and disputesMonitor and control costs in the area of responsibilityCoach artisans in plant specificationsBe on standby

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