Boardroom Appointments: Paint Application Technician

Reference: JHB003846-SLP-1

Our client based in Rosslyn is looking for a Paint Application Technician to provide application expertise in the Production facility to ensure the daily operations of this department to achieve the targets of safety, quality, on time delivery, cost and morale as set out by the company

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Qualified Millwright/Electrician
  • Minimum 5 years automotive industry experience in the paint environment.
  • Working knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Comprehensive electrical / mechanical knowledge.
  • Electrical and mechanical trouble shooting skills.
  • Working knowledge Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Mitsubishi will be an advantage
  • Good working knowledge of Kawasaki and Dürr robotics will be added advantage.
  • Valid Driver’s license.
  • Valid Driver’s license.


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good Artisan skills.
  • Accuracy of work with attention to detail and neatness
  • Team player
  • Utter integrity, discretion and confidentiality
  • Good organizational and co-ordination skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • General machining skills
  • Must willing to work shifts, standby and overtime where required
  • Good command of English language.
  • MS Office and computer literate
  • Ability to attend to multiple production projects.
  • Resilient under pressure.
  • Detail conscious
  • Customer Orientated



  • Maintain application equipment to ensure production readiness
  • Maintain equipment and components of the paint distribution system
  • Manage an effective process to repair defective application equipment
  • Manage and maintain all application equipment (mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic) in good
    working condition
  • Provide input and support to ensure all preventative, predictive, breakdown maintenance in all
    application/ paint shop equipment,
  • Optimise application equipment to ensure sustained quality in application process, documented in
    accordance with quality control system requirements
  • Support and provide input to TPM
  • CMMS Compliance.
  • In detail 5 Why compliance.
  • Actively participate in the preparation and submission of all paint shop proposals for recording and
    verification to ensure continuous improvement and optimisation
  • Manage, control and record spare parts usage and ensure optimum stock levels
  • Monitor and analyse all equipment breakdowns and provide statistical reporting on trends and
  • Use of effective problem-solving techniques to determine root cause analysis of failures and
  • Programme of new production components to ensure optimum product introduction
  • Support start-up and shut down processes of the plant.
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders (Production, Quality, Laboratory) where and when required to
    ensure continuous supply and provision of maintenance related support and resources
  • To assist with the development, introduction and sustainability of the maintenance program
  • To ensure compliance to Company policies/procedures and all legislative requirements and to
    timeously inform management of any deviations
  • To adhere to all aspects of the OSHACT, ISO/ IATF16949, ISO14001 and OSHAS 18001
  • To ensure all electrical and mechanical installations are done according to SANS regulations
  • To ensure all equipment, power and hand tools are in good and safe working condition and
    operated, stored and maintained in accordance with specific requirement
  • To assist with other tasks that may be deemed to be operational, which responsibility should not
    unduly be withheld
  • To be on standby duties and work overtime when deemed necessary in accordance with the
    stipulations in the company policies and procedures relating to overtime and standby requirements

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