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  • Ad Placed : 21 Nov 2019 20:30:36 Affiliate ad
  • Remuneration : PER MONTH
  • Employment Type : Full Time
  • Employment Level : Senior Management
  • Industry :
  • Engineering
    Other Engineering
  • Region : Eastern Cape
  • Company : King Recruitment Solutions

A manufacturing concern is seeking a Machinist to support the manufacturing site with manufacturing machine parts in line with specifications, with the primary aim to maintain machine availability and improve uptime.

Main objective:

  • Ensure availability of spares for manufacturing in line with planned maintenance schedule, to drive effective maintenance execution and improved machine uptime.
  • Ensure adherence to all safety rules and regulations by all personnel and contractors on site to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Participate in problem solving workshops and process improvement discussions to support MDW.
  • Ensure that inspections on machine shop equipment are carried out in order to prevent unnecessary downtime. 
  • Assist with general maintenance in the plant, as required, to ensure maintenance scheduled adherence.
  • To lead the team to achieve maximum throughput with minimum downtime and minimum defective products to achieve departmental and overall business goals.
  • Ensure effective communication of relevant information to all stakeholders to support effective decision making for the business. (this is a generic objective that must be included in all profiles)

Qualification requirements:

  • Grade 12
  • Qualified as a Fitter & Turner or Turner Machinist
  • N2 Engineering Studies

Knowledge required:

  • Ablility to read and work with Mechanical Drawings

Skills required:

  • Analytical skills
  • Planning
  • Computer literacy (MS Office)
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Self-driven and motivated
  • Positive attitude

Experience required:

  • 5 years post-apprentice experience within a machinist role
  • Well experienced in turning and milling
  • 5 years experience in manufacturing environment

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