Assistant Artisan
Cape Town Warehouse, South Africa
5d ago, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Assistant Artisan to join our team in Cape Town.

We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.

We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

This position reports to the Site and Services Manager.

Your responsibilities may include :

  • Undertake cleaning, lubrication and preservation of machinery, equipment, tools, workshop and tool room.
  • Remove rust and general cleaning of parts and / or equipment.
  • Ports artisan and handymen tools, materials equipment to and from stores, vehicles, workshops and / or work sites and safe keeping thereof.
  • Act and work in an efficient and safety conscious manner in accordance with safety rules, practices and requirements.
  • Liaise messages and provides general physical assistance, support and labouring duties to managers and supervisors.
  • Ensures the proper use and care of equipment e.g. ladders and jacks so that they are in good working condition when required.
  • Undertaking inspection, testing and repairs of lifting equipment.
  • Receive and collect materials, spares, and tools used in the fabrication and maintenance of equipment and plant.
  • Demarcate work areas and perform traffic control.
  • Attributes required :

  • Must be hands on and have a preventative mindset
  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude; self-motivated
  • Strong organizational & prioritization skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Ability to interact with internal & external stakeholders at all levels
  • Comfortable with change and excellent team player
  • Comfortable with learning and adapting to new systems
  • Be able to work in a pressured environment.
  • Be able to complete tasks quickly & efficiently.
  • Be willing to go the extra mile
  • Qualifications :
  • Grade 12
  • Grade 12
  • Some experience working on conveyer systems advantageous
  • At least 3 or more years of related work and knowledge, required
  • T he Environment :

  • employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.
  • com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.

  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback / new ideas on where we can improve.
  • We are short on ego and high on output.
  • We are doers and not only thinkers, it’s all in the execution after all.
  • We love what we do and what we are creating.
  • We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who :

  • is forthright but respectful
  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
  • is entrepreneurial , thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
  • is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input
  • is curious and challenge the status quo
  • is innovative and enjoys iteration
  • is collaborative
  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for
  • thinks like an owner of the business.
  • If you meet the above you are an Extraordinary Mind so come and join us!

    Takealot is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities will be given preference.

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