Packing Machinery Technician (Millwright)

Thursday, 11 July, 2019
Margot Julies     +27 21 8630830
Western Cape  


Our client, a pome fruit packhouse, situated in Ceres is looking for a dynamic, energetic accountant to join their growing team.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Implementation and management of maintenance system
  • Responsible for preventative maintenance tasks, weekly, monthly, annually
  • Uphold safety and housekeeping standards in line with OHSA and ensure compliance with all ISO system requirements
  • Fault finding during production and breakdowns
  • Responsible for managing spare parts levels
  • Perform small welding tasks
  • Perform mechanical, electrical fault finding and repair/replace of equipment to achieve operational efficiency
  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs associated with bearings, shafts, chains, conveyors, belts, sprockets, pumps, motors, drives, panels, PLC's and instruments


  • A minimum of 3 years' industry experience
  • A qualification as a Millwright  will be an advantage
  • Must be able to read electrical drawings to assist with fault finding
  • Experience with pumps, drives, motors and PLC’s
  • Willingness to work overtime as required (weekends)

Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (in MS Word format), inclusive of contact and email information
  • a covering letter motivating the application
  • an indication of current and expected remuneration
  • availability
  • contactable referees

If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.