Millwright Required: Tiger Brands – South Africa

You will provide Maintenance services to plant machinery and site services in the processing and packaging departments of a food processing factory. You will support operational staff in maximizing productions capacity through plant availability. This role is based on either rotational shift/day shift work and factory floor based in the processing and packaging departments.


Conduct Planned and Reactive Maintenance on Mixers, Proofers, Moulders, Conveyors, Ovens, Coolers and Slicing Machinery. 

Conduct Minor Maintenance on Site Services (Boilers, Air Compressors, Chillers, Air Dryers, etc.)

Conduct Running Inspections on Plant Machinery and Site Services. 

Perform Electrical & Instrumentation Fault-Finding Activities on Plant Machinery with Utilization of Multimeters, InfraRed Scanners, Electrical Drawings, Equipment Manuals & OEM Support. 

Perform Mechanical Fault – Finding Activities on Plant Machinery with Utilization of Mechanical Drawings, Equipment Manuals & OEM Support.

Complete Root Cause Failure Analysis for all Breakdowns. 

Use the Computerized Maintenance Management System DMS to Create and Close Job Cards, Create Store Requisitions and Track Artisan Utilization. 

Complete Daily Production, Quality and Maintenance Reports.

Close all assigned Occupational Health & Safety and Food Safety Findings to ensure compliance to company regulations. 

Support Site Water & Energy Agenda to ensure proper use of Water, Electricity and Fuel in the Plant. 

Assist Maintenance Coordinator and Manager in Developing Action Plans to Reduce Plant Machinery Downtime and Product Damages. 

Attend Daily and Weekly Engineering Meeting


Core knowledge: Zero downtime or production losses, Continuous reduction in operating costs, 100% compliance to statutory requirements, Operate within budget

Academic: N3 & Millwright Trade Test. (N6 will be advantageous).

5 yrs. experience in a FMCG environment. Bakeries Experience Preferred. 

Behavioral: Ability to work under pressure, Good communication & service orientated skills, Planning skills with a high degree of control to complete items quickly and efficiently. 

Fundamental understanding of food processing equipment, Ability to think strategically, Good Innovative thinking skills and Good Fault – Finding Skills


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