Fitter

at Edubuzz
Location Durban, South Africa
Date Posted Jan 14, 2021
Category Engineering / Technical Jobs
Job Type Full-time

Description

  • The main responsibilities of this job are :
    • Fit, assemble, grind and shape metal parts and sub-assemblies to maintain production machines and other equipment. Install, test, connect, commission and modify mechanical equipment.
    • Perform plant maintenance and remedial work according to SAP notifications, work orders and planned schedules, including during shuts.
    • Complete notifications and work orders on the SAP system.
    • Complete fault finding on systems during breakdowns and repair the problem to keep downtime to a minimum.
    • Participate in failure analysis.
    • Complete daily and weekly inspections on equipment according to a detailed checklist.
    • Report all defects and equipment risks to the direct supervisor.
    • Scope and plan work orders as required.
    • Draw spares from Stores using the picking list in SAP.
    • Required to work standby and overtime and cover breakdowns as required.
    • Understand and comply with the safety, health, environment and quality (SHEQ) requirements of the section.
    • Comply and perform tasks as per the organisations policies, procedures and bestoperating practices.
    • Maintain a high level of good housekeeping in the workplace at all times.
    • Assist production personnel with isolation processes on request.
    • Obtain a valid work permit and ensure compliance to the safe work conditions.

    The ideal candidate should have :

    • Grade 12 and N2 Engineering whilst and N3 Engineering would be preferred
    • Recognised Trade Test Certificate as a Mechanical Fitter
    • 2 years post-apprenticeship experience in a heavy engineering environment while experience with high speed packaging equipment will be considered advantageous
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