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Job Location: ​[Walkerville]​

Job Location: ​[Walkerville]​

Company description

Diversity Statement

About the Role:

Ferrero South Africa currently has a vacancy for the Millwright based at the Walkerville Factory and reporting directly to the Maintenance Supervisor 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Apply fault-finding techniques, conduct root cause failure analysis and regular plant inspections
  • Maintenance, optimization, installation of pneumatics/hydraulics related to machines
  • Optimize and update planned & preventative maintenance schedules /shutdowns
  • Install and commission new machinery and equipment
  • Execute training for process machine operators on best practices
  • Ensure adherence to health and safety, environment, quality, and housekeeping
  • Maintain and repair mechanical parts, components, and equipment as well as low- and high-level electrical equipment
  • Comply with OHSA standards, ensure that electrical installations comply with statutory regulations, conform to safety standard and maintenance system requirements
  • Complete breakdown work order, create notification, provide feedback, and generate orders on the relevant maintenance system
  • Perform work in a safe and reliable manner ensuring the highest level of workmanship
  • Conduct regular plant inspection and report non-conformance and problems
  • Monitor the operational conditions of machinery and equipment
  • Perform lockout procedure on machines and /or equipment to prepare for maintenance
  • Carry out routine maintenance on a production machines to ensure its operational.
  • Maintain, select, and establish measurements with complex measuring equipment as well as tolerancing.
  • Required to work shifts as per operational requirements in no particular order

Who we are looking for:

Minimum N3 electrical and Mechanical, however N6 will be advantageous

Trade tested Millwright (Red Seal) from a recognized establishment, preferably stronger in the electrical discipline

  • Knowledge of boilers and compressors
  • Knowledge of Pvc molding machines
  • PLC and Drive experience ( Allen- Bradley)
  • Pneumatic experience
  • Ability to read machinery schematic drawings
  • Ability to work unsupervised and under pressure
  • Analytical skills
  • Computer literate (excel, word, PowerPoint, outlook)
  • Be flexible with working hours as and when required

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Requisition ID
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Ingegneria & Sviluppo Industriale
South Africa
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