Maintenance Artisan

Siyabonga Human Capital Solutions



Packaging Company based in Johannesburg is looking for a Maintenance Artisan with Extrusion Blow moulding experience. 


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Conducting and coordinating all maintenance on machinery and equipment in the department
  • Plan and schedule maintenance activities
  • Assist with machine maintenance audits
  • Completing maintenance schedules and programmes for each machine as per supplier recommendation
  • Building an inventory of spares for the machines
  • Properly maintaining maintenance records as per ISO Quality System
  • Controlling machine spares as per required standards
  • Attending to mechanical breakdowns
  • Ordering of necessary equipment and tools for the factory when necessary
  • Attending relevant meetings i.e. DRM’s Production Meetings, etc where necessary
  • Assist production in achieving optimum efficiencies
  • Advising on and implementing technical improvements where appropriate and cost effective
  • Actively ensuring that all machines are serviced, cared for and maintained appropriately
  • Be available for call outs/after hours
  • Ensuring that the machines are running above 95% availability

Desired Experience & Qualification


  • Electrician Trade/or Millwright Trade with an electrical background
  • An electronics experience will be an added advantage
  • Have hydraulic and/or pneumatic experience
  • Have at least 3 -5 years experience in a production environment
  • An ability to interact with employees at different levels
  • Good communication skills
  • You must be a team player
  • Identify and solve problems effectively
  • Logical, systematic approach
  • A passion for Quality
  • An ability to handle conflict and to diffuse it constructively
  • A willingness to work overtime

Package & Remuneration


Salary:  Negotiable