Mechanical Engineer Manager

Wednesday, 8 November, 2023
Lida Malandra     +27826563685

Looking for a dynamic person to join our team in Paarl.  The successful candidate will develop and grow our new business division. 

Essential qualifications, skills, and experience:

  • Matric required, a relevant tertiary qualification will be advantageous
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in a similar role relating to mechanical engineering within the wine sector
  • Knowledge of oenological processes and winemaking
  • Excellent computer literacy - MS Office, other
  • Knowledge and experience of bottling lines

Minimum requirements:

  • Bilingual (English and Afrikaans) and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic electricity and electronics knowledge/skills.
  • Metal work
  • Basic understanding of Food Safety norms.
  • Assembly and disassembly of service equipment in cellars.
  • Control of proper functioning of the processes.
  • Technical service and problem resolution.
  • Correct storage and ordering of equipment in the warehouse.
  • Carry out cleaning and assessment of the equipment.
  • Perform all preventive and corrective maintenance operations on equipment as needed.
  • Equipment verifications and calibrations,
  • Cleaning and maintenance of their assigned vehicles.
  • Maintain the traceability of the equipment by proper management.
  • Implement quality controls.
  • Compliance with all quality procedures related to their functions.
  • Budget and costing knowledge.
  • Collaborate and co-ordinate with suppliers.
  • Development of new projects.
  • Organize and manage technical training.
  • Strong project management and administrative capabilities.
  • Advanced technical troubleshooting.
  • Development of equipment in oenological processes.
  • Must be prepared to work afterhours if needed.
  • Team player with the ability to work in multi-disciplinary organisation.

Permanent position

Applications close 30 November 2023

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Please note that only shortlisted candidates are contacted. If you don’t hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was unsuccessful.