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Purpose of the Job:

The successful incumbent will be responsible, amongst others, to:

  • Perform mechanical maintenance, both planned and breakdowns
  • Oversee and manage the maintenance process and team where necessary
  • Co-ordinate, maintain and drive the Health and Safety system
  • Conduct electrical maintenance and breakdowns as per the expected time and job card scheduled
  • Perform routine electrical maintenance on production equipment and perform repairs when necessary
  • Daily capturing of relevant electrical maintenance data
  • Conducting root cause analysis for problems
  • Act as a supportive function to the Boiler Maker/ Welder and Plant Manager in the execution of their duties
  • Ensure that you take the necessary actions to prevent and eliminate all potential areas of feed contamination and feed deterioration as well as machinery deterioration as a result of engineering performed.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Must have knowledge and experience in PLC Controls
  • Excellent understanding of Safety rules in the manufacturing environment
  • Must be familiar with Electrical laws
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Ability to schedule and balance priorities
  • Positive, pro-active, results-driven attitude


Minimum Qualification and Legal Requirements:

  • Matric (Grade 12 Certificate)
  • Trade test - Electrician
  • Possession of a valid Code 08/EB driver’s license


Applicants must submit a comprehensive CV, with work-related references, and copies of certificates to hrsa@deheus.com.

Applications close on 22/01/2021.  The Company reserves the right not to make any appointment if, in the Company’s view, no suitable candidate could be found.  

Should you not receive a reply within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful – only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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