Fitter (Equity)

at MDW
Location Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Date Posted December 1, 2020
Category Engineering
Job Type Full-time


Engineering & Technical, Eastern Cape Port Elizabeth

Negotiable –

Our client in the automotive component manufacturing industry is looking to appoint a Fitter with a minimum of 3 years experience within a large manufacturing environment

Minimum requirements:

  • Matric
  • Trade Tested Fitter / Fitter and Turner /li>
  • N4 in Mechanical Enginering
  • Good understanding of factory utility layouts (i.e. electrical and water reticulation, compressed air systems, and process water plant).
  • Knowledge of conditioning based monitoring /li>
  • Working knowledge of robotics.
  • Bearings and lubrication.
  • Welding, cutting and grinding experience.
  • Pneumatics, pumps, transmission systems and general mechanics.
  • Knowledge of maintenance on CNC machines
  • Working knowledge of OSHACT
  • Knowledge of shut down maintenance
  • Minimum 5 years post apprentice experience as a Fitter.
  • Experience working on heavy industrial / automated machines
  • 3 years experience within a large manufacturing environment
  • Furnace, print screen machine and CNC machine experience advantageous
  • Duties
  • Identify, verify and analyse reasons for downtime through root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions to repair the fault in order to ensure timeous resumption of production.
  • Ensure that inspections on running machinery and equipment is carried out in order to prevent unnecessary downtime.
  • Ensure adherence to the maintenance schedule by carrying out preventative and scheduled maintenance so that the risk of unplanned downtime is minimised.
  • Ensure adherence to all safety rules and regulations by all personnel and contractors on site to ensure a safe working environment. Participate in problem solving workshops and process improvement discussions to support MDW.
  • Ensure effective communication of relevant information to all stakeholders to support decision making for the business.

Ref: PE002530/AS