Fitter -Coil Processing – Pietermaritzburg

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced employees to fill the above vacancy in the Coil Processing.


The core responsibilities of the position include:


  • Mechanical repair
  • Systematic Faultfinding
  • Planned maintenance work
  • Identifying maintenance related tasks
  • Problem solving and solution implementation
  • Support planning system and work shift if necessary.
  • Ensuring good SHE and BBS practices and housekeeping
  • Technical report writing and administrative duties
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to improve Department effectiveness.
  • Maintenance to all department chocks and roll grinders


The requirements for the position include:


  • N4 or higher qualification
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience
  • A recognized apprenticeship and trade test
  • Reading and understanding engineering, hydraulic and pneumatic drawings
  • Carrying out systematic faultfinding on hydraulic, and all other mechanical equipment
  • Good working knowledge of different types of pumps, bearings, gearboxes, lifting equipment, lubrication systems and their applications
  • Apply structured problem solving techniques to find root causes
  • Apply mechanical discipline with regard to Engineering and Operations requirements
  • Knowledge of basic computer applications-BES and Maximo
  • Preparedness to work overtime
  • Self-confidence with excellent communication skills and a proactive approach to challenges is essential for this position.
  • Preferably a candidate with experience in aluminum processing equipment.
  • In-depth understanding of fitment ,measurements and care of all relevant bearings

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