Fitter needed at Tiger Brands

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Job title : Fitter

Job Location : Western Cape, Cape Town

Deadline : July 14, 2024

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Main Function:
Operate, maintain, repair and optimise plant and associated equipment to ensure plant availability, cost, safety and product quality.



Key Attributes and Competencies

Roles & Responsibilities:

Operational Support
•   Provide specialist support to the shift-based teams during operations.  
•   Where requested assist as a functional expert in problem solving.
•   Running Repairs
•   Partake in carrying out repairs on plant equipment as required on shift
•   Planned Maintenance
•   Take part in maintenance planning meetings, contributing suggestions, clarifying work required and carrying out maintenance tasks and building maintenance programs
•   Support the execution of the manufacturing excellence customs and practices (MECP) programme through problem solving, executing focused improvement projects and maintenance pillar activities
Housekeeping & Safety
•   Operate in a safe manner at all times, identify and highlight unsafe work practices so that these may be corrected
•   Ensure OEE targets are met 
•   Ensure all maintenance tasks are carried out to maximise plant availability and OEE to meet targets
•   Ensure that 5S standards are upheld in the work area as per the MECP requirements
Reporting and administration

  • Ensure the various reports and administration tasks are carried out to support engineering and production
  • Ensure that planned maintenance work and job cards are closed off timeously

Core Competencies

  • Maintenance Systems
  • Engineering standards
  • Qualified Fitter
  • Knowledge of flaking and milling equipment Machinery

 General Competencies

  • An understanding of production machinery or equipment

 Special Requirements

  • Must have the physical abilities to carry out the role within a plant and work shifts

Personal Characteristics

  • Effective communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Continuous learning
  • Team player within multi-functional team.
  • Call out and standby responsibilities, including overtime work as required
  • Situational problem-solving abilities.
  • Pro-active and driven by sustainable solutions.
  • Strong logical/diagnostic approach to troubleshooting.



Minimum qualifications, skills and competencies required by the position:

  • NTC3, with matric maths and science
  • Fitter Trade Tested
  • Function – +- 5 years in FMCG
  • Industry – +- 1 year
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem solving
  • High numeracy skills
  • Experience working on hygienic design and good manufacturing practices
  • Knowledge of oats/wheat milling operations and associated equipment including understanding of control systems, aspiration, scales etc.

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