Mechanical Maintenance Technician
BBI Group
Cape Town
9d ago

The Company

The BBI Group offers a portfolio of products and services to thediagnostic, healthcare, research, defence and food industries globally.

Our mission is to deliver exceptionalproducts and technologies that people rely on to enjoy a better quality oflife. Through innovation, partnership, effective delivery and the collaborationof our people, we constantly strive to help set industry standards, engendertrust and build our reputation for excellence.

As a business, weare currently progressing through an exciting period of growth and as part ofour exciting expansion plans, we currently have an opportunity to hire a Mechanical Maintenance Technicianfor ourBBI Solutions division.

The role will be based at our Cape Town site.

BBI Solutions has served the global diagnostics industry for over 50years, as a leading developer and manufacturer of raw materials and finishedtest platforms for the in-

vitro diagnostics market.


The salary offered for this role is competitive and makes up part of BBI’s attractive benefits package, which includes :

  • 5% contributory pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Private health care scheme
  • Generous annual leave packagetotalling 32 days (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Participation in the childcarevoucher and cycle to work schemes
  • The Role

    As a Mechanical Maintenance Technician, you willbe responsible for the effective maintenance of process and service relatedequipment.

    You will also be required to carry out electrical repairs andpreventative maintenance.

    As a qualified artisan you will berequired to complete and maintain various records relating to statutoryrequirements as well as internal documentation.

    There will also be arequirement for the successful candidate to be on standby and to work afterhours as and when required.

  • Key responsibilities will include butnot be limited to;
  • Implementationof preventative and or corrective measures
  • Contributeto plant availability of at least 90%
  • Drilldown to technical aspects of field of specialty
  • Participationin problem solving, improvement and or cost saving projects / initiatives
  • Followwork instructions relating to the QMS system
  • Raiserequisitions on Syspro for purchasing / ordering requirements
  • Ontime and in full delivery to internal customers
  • Capturehours and work performed on various tasks in detail and with 100% accuracy onDMS job cards
  • Identifyimprovements & assist in implementation
  • Initiation of non-conformances, SQA’s & completion of forms
  • Traincontractors / fellow employees on permit systems and or equipment usage
  • Personaldevelopment : Willing to be trained onvarious processes within BBI and also external training and developmentrelating to job function
  • Required to be trained and self-develop onautomation projects and electronic use of tablets for record keeping and orreporting
  • Requirements Qualification :

  • Minimum ofN4
  • Technically qualified and trade tested
  • Millwright qualification would be advantageous
  • Knowledge & Experience :

  • 3 to 5 years’ working experience in a maintenance role
  • Qualified technician with a proven trackrecord
  • Knowledge of GMP and ISO9001 requirements
  • Experience working in cGMP environmentwould be an advantage
  • Experience with freeze dry andrefrigeration maintenance would be advantageous
  • Welding experience, TIG and or Aergon
  • Lathe machine experience
  • Key skills required :

  • Mechanical andElectrical fault finding and repairs
  • Good organizationalskills
  • Reliable, tolerantand self-driven
  • Good interpersonalskills
  • Communicationskills
  • Computer literate MS word, Excel, Access, Projects
  • Demonstrable behaviours :

  • Willing to learn
  • Standby and calloutresponsibilities
  • Own reliabletransport
  • Strong focus onHealth & Safety
  • Positive outlookand clear focus on high quality
  • Good attention todetail
  • If you are an internal employee applying for thisvacancy you and your manager are required to complete an internal transferform.

    This needs to be completed in full and attached to your application alongwith your CV and cover letter.

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