Seamer MechanicWell established, international, FMCG

R 34.000,00 monthly Gauteng 7 June

EWSSA Resourcing Solutions

  • Description

    Seamer Mechanic (experience non negotiable) Meat/veg canning exposure a recommendation.
    Purpose of the Job:
    This position is responsible improving the reliability of plant equipment in various assigned areas. Reliability is generally improved through preventive, corrective and predictive maintenance, troubleshooting, repairing, and rebuilding plant equipment and machinery. The primary focus of this position is filling and seaming machinery in the canning department.

    Job Responsibilities
    • Demonstrate behaviors in support of company safety procedures with focus on zero injuries. Keep work areas and equipment clean and safe.
    • Follow and comply with all Safe Quality Food (SQF), HACCP, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s).
    • Effectively and accurately troubleshoot and make routine adjustments and repairs to industrial equipment and machinery in order to maintain production and maintenance schedules.
    • Monitor repairs and validate that the problem has been solved. Own the problem until resolved with a focus on doing it right the first time.
    • Perform preventative and predictive maintenance as assigned, including cleaning and lubricating in order to maintain the proper working order of filling and seaming equipment and machinery. Focus on improving and optimizing PMs by providing feedback on assigned PMs.
    • Perform and validate changeovers on equipment and machinery as needed including pin height and tooling changes.
    • Dismantle, evaluate, and rebuild fillers and seamers as needed. Focus on quality of workmanship by doing the job right the first time and be accountable for results.
    • Assist in the Planning process by identifying parts and work required using DMS to enter notifications. Include parts and material information when possible.
    • Prioritize work based on business needs.
    • Maintain a high level of urgency in response to tasks assigned.
    • Participate in the Breakdown Elimination process in order to reduce the frequency of breakdowns and improve equipment reliability.
    • Maintain and improve 5S standards.
    • Make decisions that are “best for the business” with regards to maintenance costs and overall productivity.
    • Perform proper rigging and lifting of equipment and machinery as needed using hoists, cranes, and other rigging equipment. Only applicable if weights is less than 1 Ton
    • Keep accurate up to date records of work orders, maintenance activities, and needed repairs utilizing DMS to maintain proper records.
    • Document all seam adjustments in maintenance log books and DMS in order to maintain corporate quality requirements.
    • Maintain continuity among work teams by using DMS to document and communicate actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
    • Follow Maintenance Standard Procedures and seek to improve machinery specific procedures where possible.
    • Share knowledge and experience with others including dedicated training as assigned.
    • Work overtime as required to achieve production and maintenance schedules.
    • Perform other duties that the Maintenance Foreman might require.

    Key Competencies / Skills
    • Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing.
    • Must have demonstrable knowledge of DMS.
    • Must possess strong mechanical aptitude demonstrated through troubleshooting skills.
    • Must have the ability to effectively and cooperatively work in a team environment.
    • Must have 2 years’ experience with double seaming operations and can adjust and diagnose seaming operations to within specifications to obtain a qualified seam.
    • Minimum N2 Mechanical with Grade 12.
    • Fitter or equivalent Trade Test.

    Our ideal candidate should have the following:

    • Professional, enthusiastic, hardworking and well-organized
    • Able to work with others and willing to contribute to team
    • Leadership communication skills
    • Good understanding of products produced by Meat Products

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Ocupational Certificate /N5
  • Years of experience: 6
  • Language(s): English
  • Driver's license: EB
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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