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Purpose of the Job:

The successful incumbent will be responsible for, amongst others:

  • performing mechanical maintenance for the branch
  • to install, service and repair engineering machinery and equipment
  • work on mechanical and/or electronical systems
  • act as a supportive function to the Boiler Maker/ Welder and the Plant Manager
  • implements mechanical asset care plans
  • conduct and attend to mechanical maintenance and breakdowns
  • 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
  • Conducting root cause analysis for problems.

Minimum Qualification and Legal Requirements:

  • Matric (Grade 12 Certificate)
  • Completed Trade Test
  • Possession of a valid Code 08/EB drivers license
  • Good computer skills (MS Office)

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • 3 – 5  Years’ experience in a similar position
  • Welding experience
  • Experience on motors and gearboxes
  • Experience with conveyor maintenance
  • Experience with elevators
  • Excellent understanding of Safety rules in the manufacturing environment
  • Excellent problem solving, decision-making, communication and conflict handling skills


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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