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Fitter / Machinist / Mechanical Artisan - Harare,Zimbabwe

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #12272
Job Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Company Type Manufacturing / Production
Job Role Fitter / Machinist / Mechanical Artisan
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 3
Residence Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zimbabwean
Degree Fitter trade or equivalent qualification in a mechanical field

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed

Our client is looking for a Fitter / Machinist / Mechanical Artisan to join their team.

Rapid quality problem solving ensuring that all breakdowns are attended to
Be available for call-outs after hours
Ensuring that the machines are running for night shifts
Good housekeeping and keeping workshop and spares stores neat and tidy
Ensuring a safe working environment by adhering to safety procedures
Controlling spending inside of the budget for technical expenses and equipment including the control of consumables
Conducting and coordinating all maintenance on machinery and equipment in the department
Completing maintenance schedules and programs for each machine as per supplier recommendation
Building an inventory of spares for the machines
Properly maintaining maintenance records as per ISO 9001 Quality System
Controlling machine spares as per required standards
Ensuring the filing out completion of production logs, mould cards and job cards.
Attending to mechanical breakdowns
Ordering of necessary equipment and tools for the factory when necessary
Attending relevant meetings, i.e. DRM’s, Production Meetings, etc. where necessary
Assist production in achieving optimum efficiencies
Advising on and implementing technical improvements where appropriate and cost effective

Key Skills
Good communication skills
Identify and solve problems effectively (Analyze and fault-finding ability)
Logical and systematic approach
A passion for Quality
An ability to handle conflict and to diffuse it constructively
Self-motivated, proactive and a willingness to work overtime when necessary

  • Job Role: Fitter / Machinist / Mechanical Artisan
  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Be in possession of a Fitter trade or equivalent qualification in a mechanical field
Have hydraulic and pneumatic experience (troubleshooting and fixing ability)
Have milling, machining, general and tig welding experience
Have at least 3 – 5 years’ experience in a production environment
An ability to interact with employees at different levels
MS packages (Word, Excel, Visio & AutoCAD)
Must be willing to work shifts

Additional Requirements


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