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  • Posted: Jan 13, 2021
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    Alstom has been present in South Africa for more than a century. During these years the company provided a wide range of products and technologies which helped develop the country’s infrastructure. Alstom provided equipment for 12 of South Africa’s 13 coal-fired power plants and for the only nuclear power plant, but it also played a historical...
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    Paint Operator - Semi-Skilled (Motors)

    The purpose of the role is the painting of the rotor, as well as supporting with the loading and cleaning (resin) of the completed stator frame windings between the VPI (Vacuum & Pressure Impregnation) and the various drying ovens.
    Reporting to the EPU Manager / Group Leader / Production Team Leader


    • Mixing solvents and paints according to the described ratio
    • Masking and painting the rotor
    • Loading and unloading the rotor into paint booth
    • Cleaning equipment after use and tidying area in accordance with 5S
    • Performing equipment and tooling self-inspections (blocked filters / nozzles etc.)
    • Checking drying times of the product, according to the VPI special process
    • Loading and unloading the wound stator in the various ovens and VPI according to these drying times
    • Cleaning excess resin from the product and Sorting of waste
    • Adhering to continuous improvement processes and teamwork
    • Complying with all safety rules & regulations.
    • Detecting, anticipating and reporting minor manufacturing anomalies, as well as more complex defects


    • Grade 12 with Mathematics and Science
    • Relevant experience within a manufacturing and/or similar environment
    • Previous experience mixing and preparing the paint for application
    • Good knowledge of painting, resin, hot product handling and lifting hazards
    • Able to operate, start and stop the drying / curing ovens
    • Read and interpret technical documents (work instructions, safety instructions, etc.)
    • Able to operate hand power tools, slings, drilling machines, grinders and other hand tools related to the job requirement
    • Have appropriate knowledge of water base paint and solvents base paint
    • Appropriate knowledge on paint equipment settings and controls
    • Understanding of paint defects and rectifications thereof
    • Understand cleaning, masking and preparing paint surfaces
    • Able to use the crane for assembly operations and move the product with pallet trucks

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Alstom on to apply

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