Factory Engineer – Somerset West needed at Helderberg Personnel

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Job title : Factory Engineer – Somerset West

Job Location : Western Cape,

Deadline : August 01, 2024

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  • Industrial Engineering Degree or Similar
  • Matric with Mathematics
  • CAD Experience advantageous
  • Computer literate
  • Experience with ammonia refrigeration and food processing plants advantageous
  • Programming PLC’s and Invertors advantageous
  • 3 – 5 Years experience in the refrigeration and/or food industries
  • Experience with high capacity 3Ph motors
  • Mechanical service experience
  • Knowledge of Pneumatic systems, switch gear and water treatment
  • Must be willing to work extended hours and possibly weekends
  • Preferably stay in the Helderberg/Stellenbosch areas


  • Responsible for all maintenance and upkeep of the plant and facilities
  • Responsible for implementing, maintaining and improving efficiencies within the plant
  • Responsible for setting up and scheduling a maintenance programme
  • Responsible for maintaining adequate levels of spare parts,
  • Maintain a list of critical spare parts inventory
  • Maintain a list of approved components/parts suppliers
  • Responsible for liaising with contractors/OEM suppliers
  • Assist and manage new expansion programmes
  • Project management
  • Setup Capital and Maintenance Budgets
  • Ensure compliance to OSHA and other relevant legislation
  • Ensure a safe working environment
  • Attend to all breakdowns in the warehouse and production areas as well as minor maintenance required throughout the business
  • Ensure preventative maintenance is scheduled and tended to
  • Find alternative ways to limit production downtime and increase productivity
  • Identify, meet and vet new maintenance suppliers
  • Ensure ammonia plant is running at required suction pressures

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