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  • Posted: May 6, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • RCL FOODS is a leading African food producer in South Africa with a market capitalisation of R13 billion and employing more than 20 000 people in operations across South and Southern Africa. We manufacture a wide range of branded and private label food products which we distribute through our own route-to-market supply chain specialist, Vector Logistics. ...
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    Maintenance Handyman

    Job Description    
    The Chicken Business is on the hunt for multi-skilled Handyman for their Maintenance Team in the maintenance department.” The successful candidate will be responsible for performing maintenance tasks within the maintenance department.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • 2 years in a Multi – skilled role in mechanical, electrical and civil experience.
    • Must have N3 relevant qualification and matric.
    • Trade test would be an advantage.
    • Must have a valid EB (code 08) driver’s license, (code 10) would be an added advantage.
    • Must be prepared to work overtime and standby duties.
    • Must be able to conduct adjustments to machinery as well as change components parts.
    • Independently perform routine and repetitive maintenance tasks within Agriculture.
    • Conduct mechanical, electrical and civil breakdowns.
    • Conduct standby duties, service and upgrade equipment on farms.
    • Maintain a clean workshop environment.
    • Ensure a safe working environment.
    • Be a part of a high performance team, service, repair and maintenance of all mechanical equipment.

    Duties & Responsibilities    

    Storage and Maintenance of Tools

    • Monitor that power tools, hand tools maintenance equipment are kept in good working condition and stored safely.
    • Report broken tools/equipment to the Maintenance Manager and, where possible repair broken maintenance tools.
    • Identify the types of tools, equipment and materials required.
    • Once work has been completed, request that the supervisor inspect the workmanship.
    • Perform duties as per requirements to eliminate down time or eliminate hazards / safety issues.
    • Make operational and technical decisions that fall within the ambit of responsibility.
    • Troubleshoot, fault find and maintain warehouse equipment that falls within scope of responsibility.
    • Work under supervision using standardised practices and/or methods.

    General Repairs and Maintenance

    • Replace faulty globes and tubes.
    • Repair and/or replace all electrical equipment (where qualified to).
    • Fix any safety hazards.
    • Assemble and repair furniture and other equipment.
    • Install appliances and machinery.
    • Do plumbing and carpentry.
    • Liaise with contractors and other workers.
    • Attend to: - Broken and collapsing ceilings - Roof Leaks - Painting of buildings , structure, equipment and ceilings - Water proofing of roofs and insulated ceilings.
    • Replace broken window panes.
    • Replace doors, hinges and locks.
    • Perform paving ,fence and gate repairs Perform basic bricklaying and plastering.
    • Repair and/or replace leaking gutters and downpipes.
    • Carry out wall and floor tiling as necessary.

    Safety, Health. Environment, Risk and Quality (SHEQ)

    • Maintain a secure working environment.
    • Maintain a safe working environment.
    • Comply with health and safety procedures.
    • Ensure that documentation required within the Total Integrated Management System (TIMS), is applied consistently within scope of function.

    Effective Teamwork and Self-Management.

    • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management in terms of planning and prioritizing, and self-development.
    • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of work are consistently and accurately maintained.
    • Inform relevant parties in the event of tasks or deadlines not met, the potential risks thereof and provide appropriate resolution.
    • Manage colleagues and employees’ expectations and communicate appropriately.
    • Demonstrate willingness to help others and “go the extra mile” to meet team targets and objectives.

    Closing Date: 12th, May 2022

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to RCL FOODS on to apply

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