Maintenance Artisan Mechanical
Nigel, GT, South Africa
1d ago

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known : environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.

With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector.

Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.

Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply for the position of a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer within Gibela Rail.

The successful candidate will be based at Dunnotar - Nigel (Ekurhuleni).

The purpose of the job is to perform the maintenance of the equipment on the shop floor regarding the mechanical items.

Minimum Requirements :

  • Relevant Diploma / Degree (preferably Mechanical / Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial background between 1 to 3 years’ experience preferably in the railway industry or maintenance department
  • Technical experience of Methods Engineering, writing and improving manufacturing and / or maintenance work instructions, line balancing, Lean Manufacturing
  • Ability to read and understand schematics and drawings
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Knowledge and Skills :

  • Decision-making & problem solving skills
  • Working knowledge of Quality and Health & Safety standards and systems
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Display high levels of integrity, ethics and morals
  • Disciplined with time management
  • Must have a high regard for customer (production) / supplier relationships
  • Knowledgeable of best practice principles
  • Flexible to work outside of normal operational boundaries to support set team targets
  • Display strong business acumen, particularly to cost consciousness, efficiency improvements and profit generation
  • Must have good conceptual thinking and analytical a skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Tasks & Responsibilities :

    Maintenance for production phase :

  • Consistently support production with short term actions for curative maintenance
  • Perform the preventive maintenance for mechanical activities, especially for CBS line
  • Work with the sub-contractors as and when required
  • Propose optimisation of the maintenance and time spent
  • Take into account return of experience, EHS and maintenance standards
  • Generals :

  • Adhere to company procedures especially in relation to Quality and Health & Safety
  • Train new members of the team
  • Propose new or improved ways or working that will enable the Industrial teams to improve efficiencies and improve on safety
  • Alstom is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer of women and minorities.

    Alstom is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    Alstom is a drug-free workplace.

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