Maintenance Technician - Packhouse - Hoedspruit

Saturday, 10 February, 2024
Lee-Zanne Flaatten    

Job purpose: To take responsibility for the installation and maintenance of equipment in the packhouse and production plant.

Responsibilities and Duties


• Equipment (including fire equipment) and buildings kept in good and operational condition and downtime kept to a minimum

• Continuous improvement of packhouse efficiencies

• Supervise, coordinate, and plan preventative maintenance.

• Draft maintenance work schedules on equipment, machinery buildings, and completion of job cards

• Daily electrical maintenance on DC/AC systems

• Good knowledge of switch gear and fault findings

• Ensure new installations are completed within time and budget according to specifications.

• Be willing to be on standby outside of working hours

Finance and Admin

• Costs maintained within parameters and budget

• Organise and coordinate the relevant material and human resources

Food Safety and Health & Safety

• Ensure compliance with all food safety regulations.

• Ensure a safe working area with minimum incidents/injuries.

People Management

• Manage high-performance teams that collaborate in pursuit of excellence and a common purpose.

• Manage staff performance, discipline, and training.

• Cultivate a business culture and value system based on trust to ensure that we build longterm relationships with all stakeholders.

• Participate in establishing work schedules and ensuring that these schedules are correctly executed


• A relevant qualification and/or a minimum of 3 years experience as a maintenance technician (millwright/electrician)

• Relevant experience and knowledge of maintenance procedures and systems to be maintained (electrical and mechanical)


• Ability to follow a maintenance schedule

• Physical and manual dexterity and agility

• Ability to troubleshoot

• Ability to work under pressure, overtime, and meet deadlines.


Please consider your application as unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks.

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