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MILLWRIGHT

Purpose
? To minimize production losses due to electrical and mechanical machine breakdowns and industrial accidents.

 

Duties and responsibilities
1. Maintenance and repairs to all equipment
Attends to breakdowns by:


1.1 Maintaining proper functioning of machinery in factory.
1.2 Repairing all machinery faults.
1.3 Welding and fabrication of machinery
1.4 Being available for callouts to minimize downtime.
1.5 Being available to work weekends when requested.
1.6 Help with mechanical breakdowns, e.g. hydraulic, pneumatic breakdowns.

 

2. Preventative Maintenance
Minimizes downtime by:
2.1 Fault-finding and analysis of machine condition and failures
2.2 Optimize machines with a pro-active approach to continuous improvement
2.3 Maintaining electrical circuits and wiring of machines and buildings.
2.4 Maintaining preventative maintenance schedules.

 

3. Maintaining projects
Assists should machinery be relocated or design / wire machinery by:
3.1 Re-organizing the factory lay-out by supplying services to positions where new machines are installed or existing machines relocated.
3.2 Designing electrical and mechanical drawings for in-house built machines.
3.3 Re-designing electrical and mechanical drawings for existing machines.
3.4 Provide technical and specialist support to the maintenance and production team.

 

4. Industrial Safety
Maintains electrical safety standards by:
4.1 Keeping abreast of technical developments in all fields.
4.2 Maintaining machine regulations.
4.3 Abide by all safety regulations.

 

Qualifications
Qualification:
? N5-N6 Qualification or equivalent in Electrical Engineering
? Trade Certificate as a Millwright

Experience:
? 5 years electrical factory maintenance
? 2 years factory maintenance in a supervisory role would be advantageous

 

Skills:
? Able to work in a team
? Able to work independently
? Analysing and problem solving

 

Competencies:
? Knowledge on industrial machines (shoe manufacturing would help)
? Knowledge on occupational safety
? Knowledge of PLC’s
? Sound knowledge of Hydraulics and Pneumatics

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