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Millwright (Induction Furnace/PLC/VSD Experience Advantageous) – Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal – Ref: 1217094

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Ref: 1217094

Job Description:

One of a few international companies offering overhead electrical infrastructure products to Electrical Utilities in Africa and renowned international clients in Europe and the USA. For over 40 years, and with emphasis on innovation and quality, they have been designing, planning, manufacturing, managing and executing complex Overhead Line / Overhead Traction Equipment supply projects – all to the highest international quality standards – from their manufacturing facility boasting efficient in-house processes and equipped with technologically-driven equipment including silicone rubber injection moulding, gravity cast aluminium and ductile iron foundries, helical wire form production plant, fibreglass reinforced polymer core pultrusion plant, as well as state-of-the-art tool and die development and manufacturing.

They are looking to appoint a Millwright to install and maintain machinery to ensure maximum uptime.

Minimum Qualifications: Trade tested certificate as a qualified Millwright
Experience Required: Minimum 5 years’ applicable experience as a qualified Millwright. PLC and VSD experience will be advantageous. Induction furnace experience will be advantageous.

Position details:

Type: Permanent
Reports to: Maintenance Manager
Key responsibilities:
Normal and preventative maintenance of Hydraulic systems (presses, formers, pultrusion and injection moulding).
Normal and preventative maintenance of electrical systems (distribution panels, control panels, heating and cooling systems and electrical circuitry)
Normal and preventative maintenance of mechanical equipment (gearboxes, pumps, chain drives, couplings and alignment)
Fault finding and breakdown/emergency repairs (electrical and mechanical)
Basic welding and boilermaking
Technical assistance to production and maintenance teams
Be part of continuous improvement
Implement planned maintenance and counter measures
Assistance with machine changeover and start-ups when require

Location (country, city): Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal

Job Qualification & Experience:

Minimum Qualifications
Trade tested certificate as a qualified Millwright

Experience Required
Minimum 5 years’ applicable experience as a qualified Millwright
PLC and VSD experience will be advantageous
Induction furnace experience will be advantageous

Key Skills and Knowledge Required
Electrical and mechanical trouble shooting skills
In-depth knowledge of PLC and PLC programming on Delta and Mitsubishi systems
Sound knowledge of mechanical equipment, electrical panels and PLCs
Fault finding determination skills is essential
Problem-solving ability
Ability to read drawings
Communication and decision-making skills
Ability to work in a team or independently
Ability to work under pressure
Prepared to work overtime and standby whenever required
Knowledge of hydraulic and electrical systems
Basic welding and boilermaking

Company Description:

One of a few international companies offering overhead electrical infrastructure products to Electrical Utilities in Africa and renowned international clients in Europe and the USA. For over 40 years, and with emphasis on innovation and quality, they have been designing, planning, manufacturing, managing and executing complex Overhead Line / Overhead Traction Equipment supply projects – all to the highest international quality standards – from their manufacturing facility boasting efficient in-house processes and equipped with technologically-driven equipment including silicone rubber injection moulding, gravity cast aluminium and ductile iron foundries, helical wire form production plant, fibreglass reinforced polymer core pultrusion plant, as well as state-of-the-art tool and die development and manufacturing.


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

Millwright (Induction Furnace/PLC/VSD Experience Advantageous) – Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal – Ref: 1217094

 

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