Mechanical Artisan

at Distell
Location Wadeville, South Africa
Date Posted Oct 15, 2019
Category Engineering / Technical Jobs
Job Type Full-time


Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to:

    • Fitting work.
    • Overhauling of gearboxes, pumps and blowers.
    • General fitting work - component tolerances and fits, drilling, sharpening, cutting, threads, hydraulic and pneumatic repairs.
    • Turning / milling work - shafts, steps and holes.
    • Welding work - competent use of arc welding with full penetration welds, including Argon.
    • Understanding of diligent maintenance inspection as per schedules issued by planning system.
    • Inspections of machinery and lines.
    • Execution of repairs and defects on machinery and lines as requested and required.
    • Proactive work
    • Doing daily services plant start-ups.
    • Noticing defects and problems before breakdowns.
    • Assisting in ordering and specifying spares.
    • Do assembly of components and material.
    • Work from own sketches or drawings.
    • Order and plan work to be carried out.
    • Adhere to all safety procedures and policies and report unsafe acts and conditions
    • Administration such as completion of safety reports, inspections schedules and job cards.
    • Active member of Mini Business team.
    • Innovating and implementing savings projects and improvements.


The Successful Candidate must have the following experience/skills:

  • Trade Test certificated, Relevant trade theory at N2 level.
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience.
  • Financial acumen for planning and following budgets
  • Planning and problem solving skills
  • Investigation skills – root cause analysis
  • Asset care principles and knowledge
  • Project management skills
  • People management skills – IR, coaching, developing, training.
  • Change management
  • Chairing meetings, leading team to improvements
  • Continuous improvement process
  • Document control procedures
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