Handyman Instruments – Packing : Tongaat Hulett

Tongaat Hulett

DUE : 23 JAN 2023

The following vacancy has arisen within the Tongaat Hulett Hippo Operations. To comply with the Company’s new governance framework, employees interested in this position are required to apply
Reports to Packing Workshop Chargehand

Purpose of Role
Responsible for instrumentation maintenance of all packing machines and equipment to ensure that equipment is performing in the required standards and levels

Key Responsibilities
Wires and commissions packing machines where necessary
Installs electrical and instrumentation cables in the department
Fault-finds and maintains pneumatic equipment and air gape in the department
Maintains, repairs and clean all platform scales
Completes overhauling of sewing machines both union special and Feshbein
Services and uses test weights for recalibrating scales
Replaces worn out parts/spares on all machines
Adjust and set up data sensors in line with company requirements

Programs speed of vibrators where necessary
Adjust all new loadcells setting them to achieve the required standard for the Digi way and also calibrates all Digi way weighers
Fault finds all machines’ Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and reprogram them with the assistance of the Workshop Chargehand
Carries out maintenance of BETA-PACK machines
Ensures availability of critical spares in consultation with the packing Workshop Chargehand
Adheres to all Safety, Health, Environment, and Food Safety programs and standards applicable to his/her area or responsibilty

Qualification and Experience
5 O Levels including Maths, Science, and English language
Trade tested with Class 4 or better qualification
4 years experience in the manufacturing industry dealing  with Instrumentation equipment

In pursuit of affirmative action towards gender-based equal opportunity employment, eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. Applications with a CV, certified educational certificates, and qualifications should be submitted to Razmus.Chikuvire@gmail.com
NB: Please note that only short-listed candidates will be conducted. If you do not hear from us in 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.