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  • Posted: Feb 14, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Founded in Australia in 1945, CHEP is a leading provider of pallet and container pooling services for the Aerospace, Automotive, Chemical, Consumer Goods, Fresh Food and Manufacturing industries. CHEP provides equipment pooling which is the shared use of high quality standard pallets and containers by multiple customers. Pooling is a strateg...
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    Diesel Mechanic - Kokstad

    Brambles companies, including CHEP, help move more goods to more people, in more places than any other organisation on earth. Our 330 million pallets, crates and containers are continuously in motion, forming the invisible backbone of the global supply chain and the world’s biggest brands trust us to help them transport their goods more efficiently, sustainably and safely. As pioneers of the sharing economy, Brambles created one of the world's most sustainable logistics businesses through the share and reuse of its platforms under a model known as ‘pooling’. Brambles primarily serves the fast-moving consumer goods (e.g. dry food, grocery, and health and personal care), fresh produce, beverage, retail and general manufacturing industries. The Group employs more than 10,000 people and operates in over 60 countries with its largest operations in North America and Western Europe. For further information, please visit

    Brambles and CHEP provide you unparalleled opportunities to advance and accelerate your career. You’ll be joining an international growth organization with a pioneering, circular business model. You’ll be working for a company that is changing the way goods get to market. You’ll become part of an efficient and collaborative global team making a real contribution to a smarter, more sustainable future. For more on how Brambles growth companies can accelerate your career, visit

    Position Description
    Maintenance Technician (Diesel Mechanic) – Braecroft Timber Farms

    Position Purpose:

    To safely perform maintenance tasks of all Braecroft farms vehicles and equipment , ensuring their long term reliability, thereby contributing to the overall effectiveness of the forestry division.

    Key Accountabilities:

    • Establishment of a preventative maintenance plan, including regular liaison with Drivers/operators
    • Appropriate record keeping of all vehicle/equipment maintenance, as well as spares and workshop stocks
    • Manage a workshop, and ensure correct level of critical spares are always in stock
    • Manage service providers and suppliers, ensuring cost effective solutions
    • Maintain high standards of Health, safety , quality and environmental compliance
    • Ensure Fire protection equipment is always serviced and in good working order
    • Ensure fleet of tractors, trailers, Bell loggers and TLBs are operational , and in safe working order
    • Ensure numerous slashers, mulchers, implements, small pumps and motors found on farms are operational
    • Ensure daily controls are in place to check vehicles and equipment are in safe working order
    • Attend to breakdowns

    Required Qualification, Experience and Skills

    • Diesel Mechanic Qualification (Trade tested ,Grade 10-12), Driver’s License
    • Minimum of 10 years general forestry maintenance experience
    • Knowledge of Hydraulic systems, Diesel and petrol engines, firefighting equipment, farm implements and electrics
    • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act
    • Competent welding ability
    • Basic electrical skills
    • Zulu-basic (able to converse in/deal with operators)

    We're excited you're here to learn how we'll leverage our family of growth companies to accelerate your career. Brambles companies employ more than 14,500 people in over 60 countries, committed to connecting people to life's essentials, every day. Our people are shaping a smarter, more sustainable future by changing the way business makes, moves and sells goods in every corner of the world. We look forward to helping you become one of them. HTTPS://

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to CHEP on to apply
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