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Machinist & Turner Foreman - Kitwe, Zambia

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #16436
Job Location Kitwe, Zambia
Company Type Engineering / Construction
Job Role Machinist & Turner Foreman
Joining Date 1 April 2022
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary K8000 GROSS

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Entry Level
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Kitwe, Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zambian citizen or resident ONLY

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed

Our Client is in the Engineering Industry and looking for a person able to work unsupervised on BOTH manual & CNC based equipment, such as lathes, mills & boring machines and to lead a team of 2 – 6 people.

Selecting the cutting tools for machining operations using CNC or conventional lathes
Mounting and dismounting workpieces on/from lathe
Performing roughing and finishing operations
Checking finished pieces to ensure compliance with technical drawings
Carrying out maintenance of turning lathe and tools
Cleaning turning lathe and work area, e.g. removing swarf / chips
Operates and maintains lathe and milling machines.
Reviews drawings, instructions, blueprints or samples to ensure accurate production.
Takes precise measurements for cutting or shaping.
Selects appropriate machine and settings for a given task.
Plans proper sequence of tasks to complete the assignment.
Monitors production, adjusting feed and other settings as necessary.
Maintains inventory of completed products.
Checks output for quality assurance and documents or discards defects.
Identifies need for and performs machine maintenance and minor repairs.
Maintains a safe and clean workstation.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as needed.

Key Skills
able to read blueprints and engineering drawings
able to work unsupervised
able to lead a small team ( 2 – 6 people )
good reporting / communication skills
Project multi tasking skills
Added advantages
Computer literate / Auto CAD
Good English & communications
Good knowledge on equipment and tooling
they are expected to have impeccable measuring skills, identify problem areas and have good knowledge on solutions for various scenarios

  • Job Role: Machinist & Turner Foreman
  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: K8000 GROSS

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
grade 12 certificate
trade papers / craft certificate relevant to trade
5-10 years experience in workshop / site environment
Auto CAD

Additional Requirements


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