Maintenance Artisan Fitter with Automotive Press Shop experience, Pretoria – Ref: 1206011-8


Ref: 1206011-8

Job Description:

Strictly only candidates with Press Shop experience, 2 years’ experience in the automotive industry and 2 years’ maintenance experience with min. 1000 to 1500-ton mechanical press lines, hydraulic press experience, pneumatic systems experience, and automation experience would be beneficial. Other requirements: N3 plus Trade Test (Fitter and Turner or Qualified Millwright) and experience with drives, pneumatic systems, and controls as well as conveyor systems.

Position details:

Type: Permanent

Primary purpose: Ensure availability of mechanical equipment to ensure optimum press shop performance

Responsibilities / accountabilities:


  • Achieving departmental objectives to achieve customer requirements – SQDCPME (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, People, Maintenance, Environment)
  • Any reasonable task that may be assigned to you


  • Ensure that a safe and clean work environment is maintained


  • Effective Preventive actions initiatives
  • Corrective action results
  • System changes—Document and Record Control / Change management
  • Control of monitoring and measuring equipment


  • Support planned production volumes
  • Company Production System (FPS) adherence


  • Cost reduction initiatives
  • Overtime Control


  • Adherence to trained needs
  • Attendance control
  • Communication / Cadence adherence


  • Ensuring the proper working condition of equipment
  • Upkeep of plant equipment.
  • PM completion to schedule
  • Achieve planned maintenance activities


  • Ensure that Environmental Aspects and Impacts are effectively controlled

Performance measures/ success criteria:

  • Achieving Delivery to Order requirements
  • Equipment Maintenance and Availability
  • PM completion to schedule.
  • Improve equipment uptime.

Location: Pretoria, Gauteng

Job Qualification & Experience:

Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA):

  • 2 Years’ experience in the automotive industry.
  • 2 Years’ Maintenance experience with min. 1000-ton Mechanical Press lines
  • Hydraulic Press Experience
  • Pneumatic systems Experience
  • Automation experience would be beneficial

Qualifications and experience:

  • N3 plus Trade Test: Fitter and Turner or Qualified Millwright
  • Experience in Press Shop.
  • >1500-ton presses
  • Drives
  • Pneumatic systems and controls.
  • Conveyor systems

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

Maintenance Artisan Fitter with Automotive Press Shop experience, Pretoria – Ref: 1206011-8

Maintenance Artisan Fitter

Maintenance Artisan Fitter

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