Assist the Technical Manager in the Maintenance and manufacturing of specialized machines. Work in a team and ensuring the complete functioning of all machinery in the field.
Functional Skills / Competencies
Proficiency with multiple manufacturers automation hardware and software
Strong knowledge of electromechanical manufacturing processes, mining preferred
Assisting with accurate bill of materials
Ensure suppliers compliances to high standard of parts needed
Get necessary quotes for all spare part of machines or newly designed parts as per drawings
Get quotes for contractors to assist with manufacturing of specialized parts and to ensure the quality is of a high standard.
Maintain and test all equipment / machinery to ensure functionality, safety and availability to complete work within the specified timeframe and budgetary limits.
Ensure that components causing excessive downtime are identified and permanent solutions are found and implemented
Perform Condition Based Maintenance on equipment
Be responsible for the diagnosis, testing and repair of electrical and mechanical failures on
Interpret electrical and mechanical circuit diagrams
Inform the superior of any additional defects as well as spare parts and time needed to complete the work
Ensure that all equipment is maintained through utilising the right tools, Work Instruments and within safety regulations.
Be responsible for ensuring equipment / machinery is tested for functionality and safety before being returned to production.
Assemble of parts as per drawings
Assembling of machines.
Testing all relevant machine parts before final assembling
Daily 07 : 00 Engineering meeting with Technical manager
Stock take review to ensure right components and quantities are available. Check maintenance / manufacturing stock usages.
Improve up time, analyse breakdowns using 5 WHY’s.
Daily Preventative Maintenanceplanningon all machines.
Engineering staff Monthly Performance Reviews
Safety program review (mining)
Other duties as per reasonable requests
Personal Effectiveness :
Attention to detail
Sense of urgency
Must be able to handle pressure
Good problem-solving skills
Good decision-making skills
Analytical and accurate
Skills / Experience Requirements :
Electro-mechanical Trade Test (e.g. Millwright) or equivalent
Proficiency with multiple manufacturers’ automation hardware and software
Grade 12 or technical Matric.
Valid driver’s license
1 + years relevant post trade experience as a Millwright
Experience in the mining environment would be highly beneficial
Ability to work in a plant environment for extended periods of time (high temperature / high humidity environment)
Ability to work weekends and public holidays
Does work in an ethical, honest, and responsible way
Builds trust inside and outside of the organization (peers, other teams, customers, suppliers, etc.)
Keeps promises and delivers on commitments
Treats people like you want to be treated
Considers everything as if it were own personal business (spending of money, decision making, problem solving, etc.)
Is committed to the success of QSR’s (Quality service representative) demonstrated in daily activities.
Demonstrates sincere desire to serve and help others be successful
Actively contributes to the business (engaged)
Highly energetic and enthusiastic
Shows appreciation for the contribution of others