Electrical Technician Job Opportunity

Posted on :

29 Jan, 2014

Category :

Technician Jobs in South Africa

Main Purpose of Job
The Day Shift Electrical Technician together with other technicians provides process and technical support to the machine crews in order to maintain and optimize asset process stability and develop crew’s process knowledge to achieve safety, quality and productivity targets.



Main Responsibilities

Ensure compliance to all departmental and plant safety rules and regulations.  All non-conformances should be dealt with immediately all unresolved issues must be raised with Asset Leader.  Follow the correct WSWP and Process Instruction for all tasks performed. Carry out continual development of process optimization to ensure safety.


To support production within the diaper operation by providing electrical technical support to the production teams.
To carry out action plans as directed in order to solve problems thereby minimizing electrical delay.
Analyse electrical delay and together with Electrical Niche Technician resolve problems from electrical/electronics nature to ensure minimum delay.
Assist with change over’s on the asset in order to minimise change over delay
To continuously work on improvement plans to upgrade/improve the asset performance and capability.
Endure all documentation, including drive and PLC data is recorded properly and systematically to provide optimum reliability of the asset.


To assist with maintenance activities on all electrical equipment and installation.
To ensure that electrical spares are available and ready for use when required.
To provide assistance with standardisation, recommendation of changes in maintenance policies, fault finding and problem solving.
Recommend spares requirements to the Electrical Engineer.
Provide technical information to maintenance teams detailing work requests for planned and reactive maintenance



Maintain 5S housekeeping principles in the department at all times, including all equipment and surrounds.  Ensure all unused items are removed from the operating area and stored correctly.



Job Requirements 

Minimum of a trade ( Electrician) and an N6 or a National Technical Diploma T3 in Electrical Engineering
Minimum 5 years experience on high-speed production equipment, of which at least 3 years must be process experience.
Prior high-speed production machine maintenance or operating experience, especially on Diaper machines will be advantageous.
PC Literate



Key Competencies
Safety Awareness
Ability to communicate effectively
High degree of self motivation
Understand how his/her and the team’s contribution relates to KPI’s
Takes ownership of issues.
Must accept responsibility and be flexible and adaptable with change
Lean Manufacturing Principles


Click here to apply online

Job Type:

Location: Epping Mill – Epping Industria, Cape Town, WC ZA (Primary)
Category: Engineering
Education: Trade Test
Salary Grade:

R231,425.00 – R347,138.00

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