Blue Marble Recruitment: Millwright


Scope of role: Breakdowns and preventative maintenance of processing, packaging and services equipment to ensure optimum availability and efficiency by adopting a proactive approach to maintenance.

Duties & Responsibilities

This would include, but not be limited to the following-

  • Provide technical support and advice to all maintenance and production teams
  • Liaise with operating staff in order to improve machine performance
  • Attend team meetings and contribute towards a process of continuous improvement
  • Knowledge-sharing in the form of training and assisting colleagues and team members as and when required
  • Assist with machine changeovers and start-ups and incident investigations as and when required
  • Role entails both mechanical and electrical duties
  • Carry out root cause analysis and performing the necessary modifications on equipment i.e. gear- chain- and belt drives, pumps, blowers, screw- and belt conveyors, valves, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment, etc.
  • Repairing plant machinery, replacing worn-out auxiliary equipment and components

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Qualified as a Millwright
  • PLC (programmable logic controller and VSD (variable speed drive) experience will be advantageous
  • Wireman(s) licence an advantage
  • 3 – 5 years relevant experience
  • Trouble shooting and fault determination skills (Mechanical and electrical) Role would require overtime, shifts and standby when required
  • Focussed and able to work towards achieving team objectives
  • Computer literacy
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills