Equipment Technician

  • East London
  • Staff Solutions Recruitment
Job Description:
  • To conduct scheduled preventative maintenance along with repair plan.
  • Undertake specific preventative tasks on machines according to established schedule to keep them in good working order.
  • Troubleshoot problems as they arise both mechanically and electrically. Inspect equipment to identify any replacement, malfunctions and repairs.
  • Repair and clean the equipment when needed.
  • Adhere to and follow safety procedures and company policies for equipment operation.
  • Recommend process improvements to enhance operational efficiency and safety.
  • Ensure all toolboxes and tools are kept in good condition.
  • Practices good housekeeping; maintain the work area clean, safe and organized and adheres to all safety procedures.
  • Ensure proper communication and handover on outstanding tasks between shifts and day shifts teams.
  • Contribute to waste management.
  • Be able to work in a team environment and possess a strong organizational skills, a positive attitude and the ability to work well as a team.
  • Must be available to work rotating shifts, weekends, call-outs and overtime when required

Job Requirements:
  • Diploma/N4 in Electrical Engineering
  • Trade Test, experience in electrical, hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Experience in PLC Applications
  • Minimum 3 years experience within a production environment
  • Experience in Mechatronics or Electrical
  • Experience in problem solving, paying attention to detail, versatility, self-starter; hard and conscientious worker.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to write and read correspondence and work instructions.
  • Ability to effectively present accurate information to management