Fitter and Turner with experience in Manufacturing

  • Full Time
  • East London, South Africa

Workforce Staffing


We are looking to hire a hard-working and skilled Fitter & Turner to fabricate, fit, and assemble the structural components of various food manufacturing mechanical systems. The Fitter & Turner’s responsibilities include keeping accurate records of all maintenance work done, repairing malfunctioning mechanical systems, and evening out any rough spots on the fabricated components using grinders, hand files, and scrapers. You should also be able to collaborate with other Fitters & Turner’s on large-scale production lines.

Incumbant should be detail-oriented, focused, and adept at interpreting blueprints. Ultimately, exceptional  be able to safely use hand and power tools as well as demonstrate excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills.


Duties & Responsibilities

Fitter Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing the blueprints for mechanical systems to determine the specifications of the components to be constructed.
  • Constructing structural components from raw materials.
  • Using welding equipment to fuse structural components.
  • Inspecting fabricated components to ensure that they are the correct size.
  • Utilizing shears, power saws, cutting torches, and chipper knives to cut structural components as needed.
  • Creating a suitable maintenance schedule and performing system maintenance accordingly.
  • Conducting diagnostic testing on malfunctioning systems to determine the root cause of the malfunction.
  • Replacing damaged or defective structural components as needed.
  • Adhering to all work-site safety rules and regulations.



Desired Experience & Qualification

Fitter Requirements:

  • Grade 12 or equivelent.
  • Appropriate Tertiary qualificaiton.
  • Proven experience working as a Fitter & Turner.
  • Sound knowledge of food manufacturing machinery.
  • The ability to use hand and power tools.
  • The ability to interpret blueprints for mechanical systems.
  • The ability to concentrate for extended periods.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Exceptional welding and mechanical skills.

Package & Remuneration

Market Related.


To apply kindly submit a comprehensive cv and at least 3 contactable refererences.

Should you recieve no communciation from our office within 2 weeks, kindly assume your application has been unsuccessful. 

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