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Maintenance Technician

Automotive, Eastern Cape > East London

Market Related | Permanent | Ref: #EL001985/KK

Maintenance Technician


To provide support to the maintenance department in terms of planned and corrective maintenance on the machinery and plant equipment

  • Performing routine and planned machine maintenance
  • Identifying and responding to safety hazards
  • Selecting, using and maintaining various tools
  • Performing breakdown maintenance operations
  • Compiling and maintaining records of machine history
  • Ensuring that electrical equipment and machinery, repair schedules are met according to the scheduled time allocated
  • Immediate diagnosis of the breakdown problem and identify a solution to the problem (Pre-requisite)
  • Maintaining critical spares for the various robots, controllers, spot welders and various spares needed in the plant, etc.
  • Ensuring that all mechanical, electrical, electronic equipment is in good working order through the implementation and control of the CMMS program, together with the Maintenance Planner


  • All maintenance and repairs are to be in line with the company standards
  • Assisting maintenance and production team with TPM implementation. (Asset Care)
  • Effective management of the allocated maintenance budget
  • Assist with any breakdown that arises in Assembly Plant
  • Ensure ongoing building maintenance programs. E.g. painting flooring, lighting roofing drainage etc.
  • Implementation of TPM Systems and training of first level maintenance


  • NQF 4 (Grade 12) qualification + Millwright/ Industrial Electrical Trade test (Red Seal) with Fitting Knowledge
  • At least 3-5 years working experience within Maintenance Department (preferable Automotive Manufacturing Company)
  • Compressor maintenance
  • Electrical wiring & Panel building
  • Working knowledge in hydraulics and pneumatics, Electrical and Mechanical repairs, general Engineering and machining
  • Knowledge of different machine types, e.g. compressors, press and pumps
  • Excellent Fault Finding Skills
  • Knowledge and understanding the usage of various oils and coolants
  • Ability to perform various types of welds i.e. arc, gas and manual
  • Basic Health & Safety knowledge OHS Act
  • Outstanding working knowledge of robot, robotic welding cells & laser cells
  • PLC and Robotics (Kuka & ABB) Experience
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings and electrical drawings
  • Effective time management skills
  • Good working knowledge of single phase and 3 phase electrical equipment
  • Ability to build and repair electrical circuits
  • Knowledge of production process, CO2 welding, press plant, paint plant, tool room and jigs & fixtures
  • Knowledge in quality management ISO TS 16946-2009
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic computer skills

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