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We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Mechanical Technician – Fabrication
Job Number: 27046
Appointment Type: Permanent
- This role involves the controlling, operating or maintaining of machines and equipment at the Fabrication workshops within the Engineering Department in order to support the manufacturing department to manufacture products on time and in full according to specified quality and safety standards.
- Support in coordinating all the welding and machining workshop activities to ensure all the components are welded or fabricated in an effective and efficient manner in accordance to the required quality standard to support the manufacturing of the quality product in a cost-effective manner.
- Ensure that machines and equipment are operated according to approved standard operating procedures and safety guidelines.
- Ensure that machines and equipment are maintained according to the maintenance plan/schedule in conformance to manufacturer’s standards.
- Conduct daily and weekly CIL (cleaning, inspection and lubrication) as prescribed to ensure efficient machine performance with zero losses.
- Perform periodic and corrective maintenance on all available machines and equipment to keep them in base condition.
- Perform Root Cause Analyses of major failures in the fabrication workshops.
- Provide a comprehensive daily report and update on all customers’ requests for the Fabrication Section.
- Provide valuable support to ensure that all NC (non-conformance) / Audit action point delivered OTIF (On Time In Full).
- Seek regular feedback or coaching sessions at least once a quarter from your Team Leader.
- Drive the right attitude throughout the department lead by example and display a high level of responsibility
- Carry out coaching sessions at least once a quarter for direct reports and follow up to track effectiveness.
- Complete relevant documents/checklists as prescribed in order to ensure the availability of accurate reporting and maintenance data.
- Apply EHS procedures and good housekeeping practices in order to prevent personal injuries and damage to equipment.
- Ensure a prompt end of shift report of all Technical issues preventing the machines from achieving optimum performance.
- Carry out a comprehensive maintenance job with necessary supervision and controlling of other team members to achieve this aim.
- Have a high level of hands-on skills in operating a wide range of fabrication equipment (welding, drilling, grinding, guillotine, lathe, shaping, milling, pressing, cutting, bending and rolling machines).
- Attend to any other responsibility that may be assigned from time to time.
- Minimum of OND in Welding and Fabrication, Mechanical Engineering, Machining Technology or related course
- Ability to read mechanical drawings and schematics as it relates to machine parts.
- Ability to sketch mechanical designs
- Ability to draft BOMs (Bill of materials) for fabrication jobs
- Basic Knowledge of Costing is required.
- Minimum 3 years of experience in mechanical field, welding and fabrication, in an FMCG would represent an added advantage
- Microsoft Excel knowledge
- Sound knowledge in the manufacture of intricate parts with allowable tolerance limits.