Mechatronics Engineer/Facilities Manager – Somerset West – Ref: 1203321-2

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Ref: 1203321-2

Job Description:

My client is one of South Africa’s leading suppliers of frozen fruit, purees and concentrates and services the industrial trade. They source local fresh fruits for freezing and also export worldwide.
With 2 cold storage facilities and distribution centres they distribute to all national and international markets. An exciting opportunity arose to work with this top-notch company as a Mechatronics Engineer/Facilities Manager. If this interests you, then please do read further.

Position details:

Type: Permanent
Primary purpose: The Mechatronics Engineer / Facilities Manager is to ensure that the maintenance of all stores and production equipment, and maintenance processes and procedures are maintained and functioning effectively and efficiently at all times.
Responsibilities:
· Responsible for all maintenance and up keep 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 on site, nationally and internationally
· 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

Location (country, city): Somerset-West, Cape Town

Job Qualification & Experience:

· BSC 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 shifts
· Live in the Helderberg/Stellenbosch areas

Company Description:

My client is one of South Africa’s leading suppliers of frozen fruit, purees and concentrates and services the industrial trade. They source local fresh fruits for freezing and also export worldwide.
With 2 cold storage facilities and distribution centres they distribute to all national and international markets.

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

Mechatronics Engineer/Facilities Manager – Somerset West – Ref: 1203321-2

Mechatronics Engineer/Facilities Manager

Mechatronics Engineer/Facilities Manager

 

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