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  • Posted: May 31, 2024
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    On any given day, two billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life. With more than 400 brands focused on health and wellbeing, no company touches so many people’s lives in so many different ways. Our portfolio ranges from nutritionally balanced foods to indulgent ice creams, affordable soaps, luxurious shampoos...
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    Shift Electrician - Boksburg


    • Attend to and maintain plant production equipment.
    • Proactively ensure that preventative planned maintenance is performed in a cost-effective way to ensure minimum downtime and product losses.
    • Maintenance of electrical equipment on production lines and high-speed packaging lines
    • Maintenance of electrical systems and components
    • Fault finding and repair of electrical equipment.
    • Handle breakdowns effectively and timeously.
    • Execute breakdown elimination using the SHOPWARE system as a tool.
    • Do daily inspection schedules on equipment.
    • Come up with Kaizens for to improve the equipment reliability.
    • Support the PM team to reduce the MTTR and increase the MTBF.
    • Active involvement on Machine Safety program
    • Proper interpretation of electrical schematic diagrams and their altering when necessary
    • Knowledge of pneumatic systems
    • Knowledge of the profinet
    • Variable Speed Drives


    Experiences & Qualifications

    • N6 Certification in Electrical Engineering
    • Completed Electrical Trade Test with 3 years post qualified experience
    • Siemens PLC S300, S400 and S1500
    • Allen Bradley PLC understanding
    • PLC and relay control circuit faultfinding
    • Electrical faultfinding on e.g. motors, conveyors, DBs etc
    • FMCG environment preferably packaging equipment exposure
    • Working knowledge of photo electric and proximity switches is essential.
    • Basic understanding of the WCM and PM as a pillar
    • Knowledge of bar-code applicators, scanners and printers
    • Must be willing to work shifts, additionally some weekend work is required.


    • Variable Speed Drives
    • Basic computer literacy.
    • They MUST have a sense of creativity and be innovative
    • Ability to solve problems
    • The ability to work independently as well as part of a team

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    SUIT Lead - Durban


    Change Management:

    • MOC process management.
    • Leading projects and coordinating project teams in execution of EEM and EPM.
    • Communication with Marketing, CD, R&D and SC stakeholders in ensuring that the sourcing unit is aligned to project timelines and requirements for implementation OTIF.

    CAPEX Controls:

    • Ensuring budgeting and cost spend is in line with the CAPEX allocation for the     project.
    • Spend management is according to agreed project delivery

    Innovation Projects:

    • Drive Innovation Excellence / OTIF by supporting EPM (which includes QA, product       safety, and planning and data co-ordination) and supporting EEM/DFM.
    • Input for Business case and Innovation plans to PG team for input to contract and market ready documents.
    • Ensure effective link with R&D, PG, Planning, Cluster Engineering design/deploy and factories for innovation, Capacity and VIP delivery.
    • In case of projects below Euro 1m, supporting the innovation process from Contract gate to Commissioning in the cluster

    Other Projects:

    • Input to technical risk assessments to avoid quality issues
    • Supports EPM
    • Ensure technology harmonization, simplification and flexible manufacturing in cooperation with Cluster Engineering team.
    • Commissioning (Post Dry Testing) Troubleshooter with respect to product, process, process controls and packaging performance.
    • Ensure the highest standards and processes are implemented to comply with Unilever and local safety and quality standard
    • Large Kaizen projects (small Kaizen done by site Asset Care Team) - Replacing of assets due to age, not linked to innovation or capacity, done by Asset Care Team


    Experiences & Qualifications


    • Mechanical/Industrial/Chemical Engineering Degree
    • First line management / Supervision experience
    •  Project Management exposure


    • First-hand experience / track record of supporting / exposure to major capital projects within Unilever or similar FMCG environment


    • Chemical Engineering Degree qualification
    • Engineering Design Process Management (Working Knowledge)
    • Project Management (MS Projects)
    • Operations Safety (Fully Operational)
    • Maintenance Principles and Best practice (Working Knowledge)
    • WCM EEM (Working Knowledge)
    • Contract Management & Conflict Resolution (Working knowledge)
    • Budget Management (Working Knowledge)

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    Shift Coordinator - Boksburg


    • Process / Operation, Start Up / Shutdown Procedure and Oversees the safe and efficient start-up and shutdown of the factory
    • Material Availability: Ensures the upstream Batch System (Storage tanks etc.) is set-up with correct ingredients and quantity to meet the production plan
    • Operation: Ensures that machinery and equipment in area of responsibility is operated, maintained and changed over efficiently as per SOP
    • Engineering: Drives development of operators to perform autonomous maintenance and inspection tasks equipment as per schedule including minor maintenance (i.e. replacing belts, chains, hoses, covers, knives etc
    • Problem Solving and Decision Making, Manage SHE, Quality, Administration, and Leadership and Relationships

    Experiences & Qualifications

    • Completed National Diploma Engineering OR Operations Management OR equivalent
    • 3 years relevant Management/ Supervisor experience in FMCG/ Manufacturing environment
    • Solid leadership, management and development experience of large teams
    • Working knowledge of WCM principles (AM and Problem Solving Skills)
    • Working knowledge of OHS act and lockout procedures
    • Working Knowledge of PC Skills and ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, CRQS, SAP, QM, RS Batch, SCADA etc


    • Communication and presentation skills
    •  Problem Solving  
    • Time Management and Organization
    • Basic appreciation in specific plant engineering skills

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