Zeal HR: Millwright

  • Full Time
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Zeal HR


Our manufacturing client is looking for a few fresh Millwrights to join their team in Evander (to be trained in Midrand)

Duties & Responsibilities


Position: Technical Operator

Department: Engineering

Reports to: Technical Manager



Assist the Technical Manager in the Maintenance and manufacturing of specialized machines. Work in a team and ensuring the complete functioning of all machinery in the field.


Functional Skills/Competencies


  • Proficiency with multiple manufacturers automation hardware and software
  • Strong knowledge of electromechanical manufacturing processes, mining preferred
  • Assisting with accurate bill of materials
  • Ensure suppliers compliances to high standard of parts needed
  • Get necessary quotes for all spare part of machines or newly designed parts as per drawings
  • Get quotes for contractors to assist with manufacturing of specialized parts and to ensure the quality is of a high standard. Maintain and test all equipment / machinery to ensure functionality, safety and availability to complete work within the specified timeframe and budgetary limits.
  • Ensure that components causing excessive downtime are identified and permanent solutions are found and implemented
  • Perform Condition Based Maintenance on equipment
  • Be responsible for the diagnosis, testing and repair of electrical and mechanical failures on


  • Interpret electrical and mechanical circuit diagrams
  • Inform the superior of any additional defects as well as spare parts and time needed to complete the work
  • Ensure that all equipment is maintained through utilising the right tools, Work Instruments and within safety regulations.
  • Be responsible for ensuring equipment/machinery is tested for functionality and safety before being returned to production.
  • Assemble of parts as per drawings
  • Assembling of machines.
  • Testing all relevant machine parts before final assembling
  • Daily 07:00 Engineering meeting with Technical manager
  • Stock take review to ensure right components and quantities are available. Check maintenance/manufacturing stock usages.
  • Improve up time, analyse breakdowns using 5 WHY’s.
  • Daily Preventative Maintenance planning on all machines.
  • Engineering staff Monthly Performance Reviews
  • Safety program review (mining)
  • Other duties as per reasonable requests


Personal Effectiveness:

  • Attention to detail
  • Sense of urgency
  • Must be able to handle pressure
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good decision-making skills
  • Analytical and accurate

Skills/Experience Requirements:

  • Electro-mechanical Trade Test (e.g. Millwright) or equivalent
  • Proficiency with multiple manufacturers’ automation hardware and software
  • Grade 12 or technical Matric.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Required experience
  • 1 + years relevant post trade experience as a Millwright
  • Experience in the mining environment would be highly beneficial


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work in a plant environment for extended periods of time (high temperature/high humidity environment)
  • Ability to work weekends and public holidays



  • Inspire Trust
  • Does work in an ethical, honest, and responsible way
  • Builds trust inside and outside of the organization (peers, other teams, customers, suppliers, etc.)
  • Keeps promises and delivers on commitments
  • Take Ownership
  • Treats people like you want to be treated
  • Considers everything as if it were own personal business (spending of money, decision making, problem solving, etc.)
  • Is committed to the success of QSR’s (Quality service representative) demonstrated in daily activities.
  • Engaged attitude
  • Demonstrates sincere desire to serve and help others be successful
  • Actively contributes to the business (engaged)
  • Highly energetic and enthusiastic
  • Shows appreciation for the contribution of others

Package & Remuneration

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