Millwright - Bloemfontein

Our client is looking for a Millwright in the Bloemfontein area.


  • Qualified Millwright with AT LEAST N3, preferrably N4
  • No Railway qualified Millwrights
  • Millwright should be strong Electrical and not be stronger in the Mechanical aspects of his work
  • Servo drives / Inverters Verispeeds: Any make or model - Must be able to install and program parameter settings
  • Electrical diagram: Very important: Must be able to read and understand with quick fault finding
  • Must have own full set of basic hand tools for a  Millwright
  • PLC knowledge: Siemens S7 - Basic hardware knowledge and faultfinding
  • Programming knowledge and experience will be advantageous
  • Scada system (Wonderware) - Must be familiar with it


  • Assemble, install, test and maintain any mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Inspect and test equipment as per prescribed ELKE schedule
  • Determine causes of failures (fault finding)
  • Ensure plant reliability
  • Maintain and repair process, packaging and services equipment
  • Optimise control system regarding processes and production lines
  • Freon cooling and / or ammonia cooling will be advantageous
  • Maintenance of Atlas Copco light compressors - any size - will be advantageous
  • Maintenance of Ammonia compressors (GEA, Grasso en Graham) - any size will be advantageous
  • Boiler experience: Basic knowledge and experience on John Thomson Boilers
  • 3-5 years dairy factory experience will be advantageous
  • Experience working with pumps and packaging machines
  • Wireman's license will be advantageous


  • Fault finding and breakdown / emergency repairs
  • Technical support and advice to all maintemance and production teams
  • Analysis of machine condition and past preformance to optimize a pro-active maintenance approach
  • Assistance with machine changeover and start-ups
  • Will be required to perform both mechanical and electrical duties

If you have not heard from us within 7 business days, please regard your application unsuccessful. 

Ref: PT004060/AB

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