Electrical Technician

Additional Info

  • Job Title: Electrical Technician
  • Job Category: FMCG
  • Department/Group: Alrode Production
  • Reporting To: Production Manager
  • Location: Alrode , Alberton
  • Travel Required: Office based
  • Level/Salary Range: Dependent on Skill and Current Salary level. (Including Company Benefits: Medical Aid + Life Policy)
  • Position Type: Permanent
  • HR Contact: 081 015 3339
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2019
  • Posting Expires: Once filled
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  • EMAIL: info@mdhsolutions.co.za
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To maintain, repair and optimise plant and associated devices to ensure plant availability and product quality at minimum cost without sacrificing standards.


  • Compliance with all safety, health and environmental procedures and legislation.
  • Maintain safety and housekeeping standards.
  • Develop and provide training solutions on problematic machines.
  • Ensure that designated machines are serviced and maintained as per supplier recommendations and SAB maintenance schedules.
  • Ensures that the necessary spares requirements are communicated timeously to the Maintenance Controller.
  • Perform stand-by duty.
  • Maintain plant, equipment, spares and relevant documentation/ systems (including modifications and SAP schedule changes).
  • Plan, budget and prepare for the job.
  • Continuously improve (optimize plant, process equipment and systems).
  • Operate plant and process if required.
  • Monitor performance of machines.
  • Optimize usage of resources.
  • Resolve and eliminate problems
  • Identify and document Best Operating Practices.


  • A recognised Trade Test Qualification, as well as an N6 certificate relevant to trade.
  • 2-3 years high speed Packaging experience.
  • Plant/ equipment maintenance experience.
  • Knowledge of OHS and NOSA requirements.
  • Understanding of quality procedures and specs.
  • Good coaching skills with the view of becoming a workplace assessor.
  • Problem identification and solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • A concern for detail, accuracy and order.
  • Ability to work effectively in teams.
  • Computer literate: SAP Work Orders & Microsoft Packages