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Foundry Millwright

  • Ad Placed : 15 Nov 2019 04:30:32 Affiliate ad
  • Remuneration : PER MONTH
  • Employment Type : Full Time
  • Employment Level : Senior Management
  • Industry :
  • Engineering
    Other Engineering
  • Region : Eastern Cape
  • Company : King Recruitment Solutions

Our client, a leading supplier of aluminium and machined components for the automotive and engineering sectors is seeking a Millwright to join their team.

Open position : Shift Millwright
Location : Port Elizabeth
Type : Permanent position
Reporting to : Engineering Superintendent
Working hours : Shift work (6:00-14:00 / 14:00-22:00 / 22:00-6:00)

The ideal candidate must meet the following requirements:

Educational and Training :
- Trade tested Millwright (Mechanical and Electrical)
- N3 qualification
- 3 to 5 years practical experience
- Certificate / qualification in supervisory management will be an advantage

Experience :
- PLC experience (Siemens)
- Understanding of pneumatics, hydraulics and the position of encoders for setup
- Knowledge of Siemens touch and KISTLER controls
- Installation of machinery and equipment
- Knowledge of motor control and drives
- Fault finding on CNC machines (mechanical and electrical)
- Replacement of balls screws, pneumatic and hydraulic cylinders on CNC machines
- Programming and setup of laser marking machines
- Knowledge of compressors
- Able to perform minor welding tasks

Additional job requirements :
- Available to work after hours and occasional callouts when required after shift
- Good hand-eye coordination
-Tolerance for stress, ability to work under deadline pressure
- Safety awareness and dedicated team member

Duties :
- Fault finding / programme Siemens S7 PLC’s
- Troubleshooting
- Inspections of equipment
- Performing allocated tasks during production change overs
- Maintain and monitor process security system as per production schedule
- Ensuring that work is performed in accordance with relevant safe working procedures
- Determine and set zero points on assembly equipment
- Maintain machine downtime to an acceptable level
- Ensure that strategic spares are kept
- Install and maintain mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems and equipment
- Planned and preventative maintenance and where necessary instruct contractors on work to be carried out
- Setup and monitoring of Leak test units (ATEQ) and measuring equipment (KISTLER presses and torque tools)

Candidates meeting all the above criteria are invited to email their CV to

If you have not received contact from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.


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