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Available Jobs Mechanical Engineering / Trades

05Feb
Kitwe, Zambia

Our client is looking for a Millwright to join their Branch in Kitwe
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Duties Includes:
Must have experience with industrial equipment such as pumps, mechanical seals, seal flush plans, centrifugal and reciprocating compressors, gearbox, steam turbines, etc.
Experience with machinery repair standards is usually preferred.
Experience with new equipment installation is preferred.
Must have monitoring experience using data analysis, pump vibration analysis, compressor systems, lube oil analysis, etc.

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Must have machinist/millwright experience that can be proven<br> Minimum 3 years’ experience with traceable references<br>
Key Skills
Must have the ability to speak, read, and write English
Candidate must possess a current driver’s license.
Must be proficient using Microsoft Office.

Additional Requirements

Millwright
Machinist
31Jan
Harare,Zimbabwe

Our client, a large & well established transport & logistics company, is now looking for a qualified Class 1 Welder to join them ASAP.Read More

Responsible for the day to day handling of diagnostic, overhaul, adjustment, repair and maintenance of vehicles and equipment, complete metal fabrication and repairs as needed
Responsibilities include maintenance and repair needed to keep all vehicles in good running condition
Inspect vehicles and equipment to determine necessary corrective action, perform diagnostic tests, fabricate or modify equipment and various other metal structures
Reading and interpreting blueprint and machine drawings to determine specific welding requirements

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Approx $500 gross p/m plus benefits

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Journeyman Class One <br> Minimum of 3 years working experience <br> English – full command of the English language, both written and spoken <br> Time availability: willingness to work nights and weekends as per workload <br>
Key Skills
Good communication skills
Good inter-personal skills and ability to work in a team
Display high levels of responsibility and accountability
Hard worker, with high levels of energy and self-motivation
Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates
Ensuring compliance with the Health, Safety, Environmental & Security and Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption policies for yourself and any of your direct reports
Available to pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role

Additional Requirements

Welder
Class One Journeyman
Metal Fabrication
Modify
Transport
23Jan
Lusaka, Zambia

Our client is looking for a Diesel Mechanic to join their team.
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Duties Include:
Perform minor and major repairs on trucks and trailers
Conduct regular preventative maintenance on service trucks, including inspection, tire rotation and oil changes
Maintain parts inventory and cleanliness in the shop
Collaborate with repair team to diagnose problems with vehicles and plan repairs
Perform regular diagnostic tests on trucks
Maintain accurate records of each repair performed on vehicles

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: K6000- K7000 Gross/Month

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
3 years experience as a Diesel Mechanic<br> Heavy equipment mechanics experience<br>
Key Skills
Excellent reading and writing skills
Technical Skills
Manual Dexterity
Mechanical Skills
Must possess a valid license

Additional Requirements

23Jan
Lusaka, Zambia

Our client is looking for a Workshop Manager to join their team
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Duties Include
Forecast, meet goals and objectives for the department.
Prepare and administer an annual operating budget for the service department
Understand, keep abreast of, and comply with federal, state and local regulations that affect service operations.
Hire, train, motivate, counsel, support and monitor the needs and performance of all workshop department staff
Serve as liaison with manufactures factory representatives.
Handle escalated situations and follow-up, as needed
Keep abreast of new equipment and tools available and recommend purchases.
Ensure that the work areas and customer waiting area are kept clean and inviting
Control the performance of the department using these tools: Daily Operating Control, efficiency and productivity control, comeback reports, order trends and metrics, warranty reports, telephone surveys, and monthly forecasts.
Handle staff's time-off requests, payroll corrections, and other managerial tasks.
Maintain reporting systems required by general management and the manufacturer.

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
5-10 years in a workshop management/leadership role <br> Advanced knowledge of automobiles and repair work<br> Degree in Mechanical engineering<br> Experience in trucks over 15tons will be an added advantage<br>
Key Skills
Advanced computer and technical skills
Strong problem-solving and communication

Additional Requirements

16Jan
Cape Town, South Africa

Our client is looking for a knowledgeable individual with a good work ethic , to join their team.

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The technician will carry out all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities
In this role the successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out planned maintenance activities
Be responsible for making recommendations for operation improvements on site
Responding to breakdowns and call outs to our retail sites
Servicing rebuilding of compressors and pumps
Assist in plant start up and commissioning
Administration of all service activities including the administration of our job card system
Act as Health Safety and Risk Officer for the Group of Companies

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable- Based on experience

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Grade 12 plus Diploma <br> Trade Test in Refrigeration <br> Ammonia Refrigeration Certificate <br> Minimum of 5 years experience in Commercial Refrigeration and Industrial Ammonia Cold Store plants <br> Minimum of 3 years experience in starting up of ammonia refrigeration plant and equipment <br> Minimum of 2 years experience in acting as Safety Officer <br> Registered with SAQCC GAS and an ammonia refrigeration practitioner <br> Good working knowledge of SANS 1047 and OHS Act <br> Computer knowledge of MS Office <br> Must reside in the Cape Town area and surrounds <br>
Key Skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Staff Management skills
Willing to work overtime as and when required
Fluent language skills and the ability to speak English and preferably one other official language
Ability to read and interpret documents
Reliable and excellent time management skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to work in a pressurised environment
Own reliable transport

Additional Requirements

09Jan
Cape Town, South Africa

Our Client is looking for a qualified individual to join their team, a person who thinks on their feet and is good at problem solving. Read More

The technician will carry out all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities
In this role the successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out planned maintenance activities
Be responsible for making recommendations for operation improvements on site
Responding to breakdowns and call outs to our retail sites
Servicing rebuilding of compressors and pumps
Assist in plant start up and commissioning
Administration of all service activities including the administration of our job card system
Act as Health Safety and Risk Officer for the Group of Companies

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: R 25 000- R 30 000 p/m

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Grade 12 plus Diploma <br> Trade Test in Refrigeration <br> Ammonia Refrigeration Certificate <br> Minimum of 5 years experience in Commercial Refrigeration and Industrial Ammonia Cold Store plants <br> Minimum of 3 years experience in starting up of ammonia refrigeration plant and equipment <br> Minimum of 2 years experience in acting as Safety Officer <br> Registered with SAQCC GAS and an ammonia refrigeration practitioner <br> Good working knowledge of SANS 1047 and OHS Act <br> Computer knowledge of MS Office <br> Must reside in the Cape Town area and surrounds <br>
Key Skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Staff Management skills
Willing to work overtime as and when required
Fluent language skills and the ability to speak English and preferably one other official language
Ability to read and interpret documents
Reliable and excellent time management skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to work in a pressurised environment
Own reliable transport

Additional Requirements

09Jan

Our Client is a leading food processing and marketing company in Zimbabwe is seeking for the services of a seasoned engineer. The incumbent must be well experienced in installation/maintenance of plant and equipment in foods and beverages industry preferably in the dairy sector. The Engineer shall hRead More

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Training
The Company has invested in new processing technologies particularly UHT, beverages and ice-cream plants and there is need for skills transfer, training and development of relevant technical and operations staff aimed at improving plant availability and breakdown turn-around. Specific areas needing attention shall include, among others
Programmable Logic Controller (PLCs)
Variable speed drives (Frequency and Servo drives)
Pneumatics
Hydraulics
Programmable Logic Controller (PLCs)
Most all their automated processing and packing plants are controlled via a central computer system (PLC). The common brand of PLC that we have is the Siemens S7 model. They also have a brand called ‘To be disclosed at Interview’, found on all filling machines from Filmatic. The Engineer will be expected to
Upskill technicians to at least Level 1 programming of PLCs which will assist in trouble shooting and re-loading of lost programs.
Variable speed drives (VSD)
Frequency based VSDs are mostly found on pumps in our processing equipment, and also on conveyor belts in packing equipment. The common brand is Danfoss and Allen Bradley. Servo drives feature in the latest packaging equipment, and is now the preferred method of motion control in equipment design due to its versatility of application. Brands of servos in use in our equipment is Simatic Motion (Siemens) and Rexroth and there is need to expose technicians to this technology in deeper detail
Pneumatics
We make extensive use of pneumatic components and fittings in both processing and packing plants. These are used for actuation of product valves in processing, or the control of movement in packing. The brand almost invariable used in our equipment is the Festo brand of pneumatics, and it is an industry standard. Hydraulics
Found largely in our extrusion blow moulding equipment. The brand in use is Rexroth, and there is significant amount of interface with PLCs and associated distance measurement system.
In addition to the above the Engineer needs to be able to buttress existing knowledge on maintenance of services and support systems in particular
Ammonia plant chilled water systems and associated cold chain equipment
Coal boiler maintenance
Reverse Osmosis water purification systems
Plant maintenance
The business’s primary objective is to achieve world class performance as measured by Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) of 85%.The Engineer shall therefore be expected to design and execute a cost effective maintenance program for all factories to ensure that production runs smoothly with no disruptions due to unprecedented breakdowns with support from a team of artisans as well as the suppliers through service level agreements.
Efficiency enhancement
The Engineer should be able to identify areas for improvement and efficiency enhancement through automation, improved plant layout, waste reduction etc to support the cost reduction agenda.
Projects management
The Engineer must be able to use his skills to support implementation of capital projects as per approved plans and budgets. PERFORMANCE
Performance measures and targets for each of the above areas will be agreed at the beginning of the contract.
1 Year Contract
Ex-Pat position
Accommodation provided in addition to salary
Car and or fuel provided in addition to usual benefits

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: USD.NEG

Required Skills

10 years Years of Experience
Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE <br> A degree in electrical engineering/Instrumentation or equivalent is required. <br> Must be conversant with latest technology in UHT processing and filling equipment as well as automation systems in food and beverage manufacturing. <br> Must have at least 10 years hands on experience. <br> Must have skills in project management and an ability to build a teams. <br> Must be a hands on trainer with a good grasp of English. <br>
Key Skills
Must be conversant with latest technology in UHT processing and filling equipment as well as automation systems in food and beverage manufacturing.
Must have skills in project management and an ability to build a teams.
Must be a hands on trainer with a good grasp of English.

Additional Requirements

Engineering Maintenance Manager
Engineering
FMCG
Maintenance
Managment
08Jan

Our client is looking for a Mechanical Engineering International Consultant to join their team. This position is responsible for end-to-end report development including research and interaction with clients to gather relevant information
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Duties:
Design and develop various reports based on research on the information given, understanding report objectives,
Lead the development of business and functional requirements for reports
Develop a good understanding of International Project Delivery Standards
Serve as a subject matter expert across the organization and assist with reporting and the analysis of the information given
Business Development
Prepare proposals for specific assignments
Identify potential opportunities for obtaining new work from existing clients and being able to follow up such opportunities with a manager/partner.

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: US$1000 gross per month

Required Skills

1 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Key Skills
Confident
Report writing skills
Technical and analytical skills
Able to meet deadlines and work over time
Adaptability and problem solving capability
Delivery focused - time flexible
Excellent Communication skills
Able to work independently

Additional Requirements

International
Analyst
Business Development
Confident
Report writing
26Nov
Harare,Zimbabwe

Our Client is looking for a Diesel Plant Fitter to join their team and work on CAT equipment.Read More

The role will take responsibility for repair and maintenance of CAT equipment.

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable p/month

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Qualified Diesel Plant Fitter
Key Skills
Must have 5 years post apprenticeship experience

Additional Requirements

Diesel Plant Fitter
CAT
Caterpillar
17Sep
Harare,Zimbabwe

Our Client is looking for an experienced Boiler Operator to join their team.Read More

Duties to include:
The role will take responsibility for construct, assemble, maintain, and repair stationary steam boilers and boiler house auxiliaries. Align structures or plate sections to assemble boiler frame tanks or vats, following blueprints. Work involves use of hand and power tools, plumb bobs, levels, wedges, dogs, or turnbuckles.

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: $500 Gross p/month

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Class One Boilermaker <br> Valid NSSA training certificate and Pneumoconiosis examinations
Key Skills
Must have experience of working as a Boilermaker.

Additional Requirements

Boilermaker
13Jul
Out of Harare,Zimbabwe

Our Client is looking for a Foreman to join their team. The Foreman will be responsible for effectively planning and co-ordinating all work activities servicing equipment to required standards.Read More

Duties to include:
Directing & co-ordinating all underground and surface workshop activities at the mine
Maintain a safety first culture amongst all team members
Lead and coach subordinates to ensure quality of work
Oversee inspections of all repair work done on components
Ensure all maintenance meets required standards
Ensure lean processes are adhered to
Performance agreements, reviews and appraisals
Manage workshop costs

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: $2400 Gross (Negotiable)

Required Skills

8 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Trade Certificate in Diesel Plant Fitting, Auto electrician, Millwright or Electrician At least 8 years post experience at which 3 years must be at Supervisory level
Key Skills
Knowledge of OHSAS 18001, Project Management, Lean Management Must be fully computer literate

Additional Requirements

Foreman
OHSAS 18001
Workshop Supervisory