Fluidra Waterlinx: Maintenance Artisan


Fluidra Waterlinx is part of the listed Spanish multinational group Fluidra, a company devoted to developing products for the sustainable use of water in leisure, sports and therapeutic applications associated with swimming pools, spas and wellness centres for commercial, residential and public use, as well as domestic irrigation and fluid handling products. Fluidra has production plants on every continent and currently operates in 45 countries with 160 branch offices. The South African operation manufactures and distributes product for local and export professional trade customers and retailers through an ISO9001 accredited factory and over 30 distribution centres and sub distributors.

At Fluidra Waterlinx, we offer staff an environment rich in opportunities to realise their full personal and professional potential. If you believe that the strength of a company lies within its team of personnel, in its innovations, new projects, and continual improvement, then we have a job for you.

Duties & Responsibilities

Core Purpose:

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for maintenance activities are carried out. To perform scheduled preventative maintenance on plastic injection moulding machines.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Maintain Plastic Injection Molding Machinery
  • Analyzes electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and operational problems of plastic injection moulding machines
  • Plan for and take corrective action as needed
  • Review production schedule and make equipment changes as needed
  • Troubleshoot and test equipment to check operations
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance on plastic injection moulding machines
  • Make preventative maintenance checks and inspection of assigned equipment
  • Repair and diagnose problems

Must be able to work shifts, Weekend, Call-outs and overtime when required


Desired Experience & Qualification


Matric Certificate
Valid SA recognised Trade Test Papers (Millwright)

Must have maintenance experience on Injection Moulding Machines
PLC Experience would be an advantage
Familiarity of plastics manufacturing, injection moulding and extrusion is required
2-5 Years of Experience as a Maintenance Technician
Understanding of injection moulding machine control calibration requirements and hands on tasks for actual calibrations
Understanding of specific repair techniques for injection moulding machines
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Ability to read, analyse, and interpret common technical instructions and blueprints relative to Plastic Injection Moulding machinery
Good Written & verbal Communication Skills
Ability to work independently
Handle pressure and Deadline driven
Well organized & attention to detail
Must have a valid code 08 drivers license
Must be able to do electrical or mechanical installation work outside the injection moulding department.
Wiremen’s license would be advantage.

Package & Remuneration

Market related.


Fluidra is an indisputable fair practice employer.
Interested candidates who meet the requirements are invited to forward a CV with contact details to:

[email protected]   / [email protected]

Should you not hear back from us within 2 weeks after closing date, please note that your application was unsuccessful.