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Maintenance Technician - Cape Town, South Africa

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Job Details

Job ID: #8430
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type FMCG
Job Role Maintenance Technician
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary R 12 000 - R 18 000 p/month

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Entry Level
Years of Experience 3
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality South African Resident or Permit Holder
Degree Relevant Degree or Diploma

Job Description

Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: Job Offer Made

Our client is looking for some to look after the maintenance of the buildings, equipment, and related facilities and systems as well as perform related work to ensure maximum production quantity and quality.

Implement and maintain preventive maintenance on all equipment and machinery within the plant, as noted in the equipment manufacturer's guidelines.

Visually inspect and test machinery to detect malfunction. Communicate equipment problems to operations staff as needed. Ensure safety procedures in use consistently. (Lock out, tag out, etc.)

Diagnose problems, dismantle defective machines and equipment, and install new or repaired parts, following the specifications set forth in blueprints, manuals, and schematic drawings.

Building maintenance and lighting (plumbing repair, changing lamps & ballasts, light remodeling, etc.).

Repair electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.

Require to follow GMP's and Safety Regulations.

Responsible for working until relieved by supervisor/ manager. This may require working longer than schedule work hours.

Complete other duties as assigned.

Key Skills
Ability to adjust to sudden changes and operational goals.

Ability to troubleshoot electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic circuits and machinery that incorporates one or all of these.

Ability to use precision measuring tools and use math at the Algebra/Trigonometry level.

Proficiency with electrical testing and measuring instruments (meters)

Knowledge of PLC and servo controls and how they function.

Mechanical aptitude and ability to use a wide variety of tools, both hand and power.

Commitment to work until job is completed.

Interacts well with others.

Good team player.

Must be flexible to changing procedures/priorities.

Must be able to tolerate cold conditions.

Must be quick and agile.

Strong logical reasoning skills

Strong communication: oral & written. Analytical problem solving and decision making.

Ability to prioritise.


  • Job Role: Maintenance Technician
  • Industry: Retail / Wholesale / FMCG
  • Salary: R 12 000 - R 18 000 p/month

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Ability to perform mathematical calculations and conversions to determine amounts and sizes of products needed for orders.

High school diploma or General Education Development (GED) or equivalent

One to three years’ related experience and/or training

Additional Requirements

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