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  • Posted: Nov 2, 2020
    Deadline: Nov 15, 2020
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    AVI LIMITED is home to many of South Africa’s leading and best-loved brands. Listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in the Food Products sector, and centred on the FMCG market, AVI’s extensive brand portfolio includes more than 50 brands. Our single-minded purpose is our brands growth and development. Our brands span a range of categories i...
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    Maintenance Fitter

    Closing Date: 2020/11/03
    Reference Number: AVI201020-2    

    Company Profile    

    • An opportunity has become available for a Maintenance Fitter to join the Snackworks team at our Westmead Factory (KZN). The role reports directly to the Foreman and will be responsible for the plant and equipment maintenance and repairs of high-speed packaging equipment.

    Duties and Responsibilities    

    • Carry out breakdown repair work on all plant and equipment.
    • Carry out planned and preventative maintenance schedules.
    • Plan and execute shutdown work of plant equipment.
    • Complete root cause & failure analysis on prolonged and repeated breakdowns.
    • Provide expert advice and problem solving technique to fellow workers.
    • Record all project and maintenance data (downtime, spares, and improvement recommendations) on Shopware CMMS.
    • Ensure all mechanical installations comply with the requirements of the OHSACT.
    • Turning on machine parts will be an advantage.


    • Planning and Organising.
    • Delivering Results.
    • Meeting Customer Expectations.
    • Relating and Networking.
    • Working with People.

    Experience Required    

    • At least 4 years experience in a similar role as a Fitter working in a FMCG or manufacturing facility.
    • Working knowledge and proven experience with Pneumatic and Hydraulic systems.
    • Proven experience with high speed flow wrapping and Cartoning Machines.
    • FMCG Plant Maintenance experience is an added advantage.

    Minimum Qualifications Required    

    • Trade tested at an Accredited Training Facility.
    • N3 Fitter- Mechanical Trade Theory in Mechanical Engineering.

    Additional Requirements    

    • Must be computer literate.
    • Excellent Fault Finding Abilities.
    • Good knowledge on Shopware CMMS system or similar.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to AVI Limited on to apply

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