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Millwright | Automotive | Uitenhage – Port Elizabeth

Salary: R130-160 Per hour (R+/-20K+ Per Month) + Benefits

Complement Recruitment are searching for a Qualified Millwright within the Automotive industry, hands on skills in Manufacturing/FMCG heavy duty machinery environments and equipment. Trade Tested, Red Seal Millwright with 3 years minimum experience in Automotive. Candidates must have their own reliable transport. The position is based in Uitenhage, Port Elizabeth.

Please Forward: Updated Microsoft Word CV ONLY, Trade Test Copy & Current Salary to – apply@complement.co.za

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Matric, Qualified Millwright with Automotive industry experience, as well as exposure to Manufacturing/FMCG machinery environments and equipment.
  • Trade Tested, Red Seal Millwright with 3 years minimum experience in Automotive.
  • Candidates must have their own reliable transport. The position is based in Uitenhage, Port Elizabeth.
  • Install or repair machinery and equipment
  • Adjust and align machine parts
  • Replace defective parts of machinery as needed
  • Take apart existing machinery to clear floor space for new machinery
  • Move machinery and equipment

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Insert shims, adjust tension on nuts and bolts, or position parts, using hand tools and measuring instruments, to set specified clearances between moving and stationary parts.
  • Adjust the tension of nuts or bolts. Position equipment using hand tools, power tools, or heavy equipment.
  • Align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb bobs.
  • Assemble and install equipment, using hand tools and power tools. Assemble mechanical components or machine parts.
  • Lay out mounting holes, using measuring instruments, and drill holes with power drill.
  • Drill holes in parts, equipment, or materials. Lay out work according to specifications.
  • Signal crane operator to lower basic assembly units to bedplate, and align unit to centerline.
  • Align equipment or machinery.
  • Communicate with coworkers to coordinate installations or repairs.
  • Replace defective parts of machine or adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts.
  • Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance.
  • Replace worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts.
  • Level bedplate and establish centerline, using straightedge, levels, and transit. Level machines or equipment.
  • Dismantle machines, using hammers, wrenches, crowbars, and other hand tools.
  • Attach moving parts and subassemblies to basic assembly unit, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Assemble mechanical components or machine parts.
  • Move machinery and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers, trucks and other materials or supplies
  • Operate hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
  • Assemble machines, and bolt, weld, rivet, or otherwise fasten them to foundation or other structures, using hand tools and power tools. Assemble mechanical components or machine parts.
  • Conduct preventative maintenance and repair, and lubricate machines and equipment.
  • Lubricate equipment to allow proper functioning.
  • Maintain work equipment or machinery.
  • Position steel beams to support bedplates of machines and equipment, using blueprints and schematic drawings, to determine work procedures.
  • Position equipment using hand tools, power tools, or heavy equipment.
  • Bolt parts, such as side and deck plates, jaw plates, and journals, to basic assembly unit. Bolt objects into place.
  • Weld, repair, and fabricate equipment or machinery. Operate welding equipment.
  • Repair worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts.
  • Shrink-fit bushings, sleeves, rings, liners, gears, and wheels to specified items, using portable gas heating equipment.
  • Fabricate and dismantle parts, equipment, and machines using a cutting torch or other cutting equipment.
  • Dismantle machinery and or heavy equipment for shipment to installation site, usually performing installation and maintenance work as part of team.
  • Troubleshoot equipment, or systems operation problems electrical components, hydraulics, or other mechanical systems.
  • Connect power unit to machines or steam piping to equipment, and test unit to evaluate its mechanical operation.
  • Test mechanical equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Construct foundation for machines, using hand tools and building materials such as wood, cement, and steel.
  • Operate engine lathe to grind, file, and turn machine parts to dimensional specifications.
  • Grind parts to required dimensions.
  • Install robot and modify its program, using teach pendant.
  • Install programs onto computer or computer-controlled equipment.

Work Activities

  • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment — Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles.
  • Obtaining Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Controlling Machines and Processes — Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment — Running, manoeuvring, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles
  • Drafting, Laying Out, and Specifying Technical Devices, Parts, and Equipment — Providing documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications to tell others about how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used.
  • Training and Teaching Others — Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
  • Developing and Building Teams — Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
  • Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others — Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
  • Coaching and Developing Others — Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
  • Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information — Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Provide Consultation and Advice to Others — Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems, or process-related topics.
  • Computer Literate — Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
  • Performing Administrative Activities — Performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.

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