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After Market Technician / Millwright (Red Seal) – Randburg, Gauteng – Ref: 579373


Ref: 579373

Job Description:

Established well over a century ago, this global player provides industry leading drilling services, equipment, and aftermarket parts & services as well as specialised tooling.

Markets served include energy, mining, oil exploration, production drilling and downhole exploration.

They are currently looking to appoint a Millwright with some management exposure and expertise in drill equipment maintenance (able to fault find on both Hydraulics and Electrics) as an After Market Technician with the potential to grow into a management role. The ideal incumbent will, in addition to the above technical experience, be able to speak both English and Afrikaans, be outgoing (a people’s person) that can maintain and develop relationships with key customers, acting as the technical reference for such customers. You will be accountable and organised, a person that pays attention to detail and an innovative problem solver that enjoys irregular working hours (not a fixed-working-hours person).

Position details:

Key responsibilities:

Maintain safe working conditions in workshop and on sites
Set up and manage systems and procedures in the office and workshop
Manage relationships with key customers – being able to create key accounts reports to manage efficiency and profitability
Manage inventory forecasting and availability
Budget control
Find local equivalents of spares to reduce inventory holding
Ensure accurate reporting and documenting of activities
Gathering of market intel
Looking into potential of service exchange of key drill components
Commissioning, training on and service of drills
Warranty management – registration, investigation, reporting, rectifying and closure
Ensure jobs are completed and job cards are closed in the same month as invoicing – accountable for the accuracy of the invoicing
Technical assistance to sales, customer service and customers
Ensure all rig owners have access to “SPIN”
Rig condition inspections and reporting
Ensure customers are aware of upgrades and that these are implemented
Maintain customer rig files
Maintain database of rigs by customer and location
Be involved in work prioritization and planning
Bring cost saving initiatives and play a key technical role in new business development opportunities

Job Qualification & Experience:


Millwright with red seal
10-years min field work experience combined with management experience
Must be a “no fixed working hours“ person
Be able to work in team and individually
Very strongly service orientated
Expertise in all drill equipment maintenance area with exceptional ability to fault find on Hydraulics and Electrics
Expertise in curative, preventative and predictive maintenance
Energetic, disciplined self-starter with strong ethical values
Computer literate
Have ability to maintain and develop relationships with key customers at all levels (people’s person)
Act as the technical reference for key customers
Able to speak both English and Afrikaans at a minimum
Person needs to be well organised system and procedure driven with strong attention to detail
Be innovative and a problem solver
Must be able to promote services of team and assist in putting professional proposals together

Company Description:

Drilling services, equipment, and parts.

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

After Market Technician / Millwright (Red Seal) – Randburg, Gauteng – Ref: 579373

After Market Technician

After Market Technician

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