Steel Processing Artisan Millwright – Prospecton, KZN – Ref 1114236-14


Ref: 1114236-14

Job Description:

Our client provides a wide range of products and services to the steel industry in South Africa from their modern and comprehensive steel service centres and specialty steel divisions.

The enormous processing plant in Germiston boasts state-of-the-art equipment and handles in excess of 700 000 tons of steel every year. They are able to maintain critical steel product stock levels, and have a vast transport infrastructure, which allows for rapid distribution of steel products. The branch incorporates all of the company’s products, services and divisions (except for the tube division) and they distribute a large variety of steel to the local structural and plate industries as well as the export market.

Products include automotive, cash sales, fabricated steel, flat products, long products as well as open sections. Services range from blanking, coil processing, cropping, export and trade, fabrication, slitting and guillotining to merchanting distribution and a service centre.

Position details 

Type: Permanent

Reports to: Maintenance Technician

Primary purpose: This position would form in integral part of the preventative and breakdown maintenance, new projects and machine upgrades within the company in assistance to production related requests.

Key performance areas (duties & responsibilities):

  • Electrical and mechanical maintenance on machinery.
  • Open and close job cards on SAP, Doc It and SHEQ X.
  • Maintain machinery to OEM standards.
  • Ensure compliance to company Safety, Health and Environmental policies and standards.
  • Completion of job cards
  • Do planned and breakdown maintenance
  • Comply with lawful and reasonable requests / instructions from direct line managers.
  • Updates to maintain on software documentation
  • Request / create works orders for quotations from suppliers.

Location: Prospecton, KZN

Job Qualification & Experience:

Academic qualifications:

  • Qualified Millwright.


  • Computer skills will be advantageous
  • Previous experience in a metal processing environment will be advantageous
  • Electrical and mechanical plant maintenance experience.
  • Strong fault-finding skills.
  • Experience in overhead cranes, slitter, blanking presses and blanking lines.
  • PLC experience will be advantageous
  • Drivers Licence
  • Own transport will be advantageous

Knowledge, skills & abilities:

  • Must be able to read technical, electrical and mechanical drawings.
  • Must be able to work independently and be accountable for tasks assigned.
  • Must be prepared to work overtime and shifts.
  • Must be qualified to work at heights.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Good communication skills with contractors / suppliers.

Behavioural competencies:

  • Adhere to company principles and values.
  • Build interpersonal tolerance and teamwork practices.
  • Be a team player.
  • Be prepared to work overtime and shifts when required.
  • Must do standby and call out bi-weekly.

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

Steel Processing Artisan Millwright – Prospecton, KZN – Ref 1114236-14


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