Service Technician / Engineer – Food Industry (CPT)

Location: Capetown, South Africa
Salary: Negotiable
Recruiter: Guardian Recruiting
Job Ref: CPT000103/Tam
Date posted: Thursday, November 28, 2019
Summary: An established company providing services to the food processing industry is looking for a Junior Service Engineer/ Technician to join their Cape Town team. Must have food industry background within the poultry, meat or fish industry and solid mechanical engineering experience.



Job Description

Job Description;

Servicing brand-names in the food processing sector

Machine installation

Commissioning and after Service Care

Scheduled service visits to customers

Machine audits and reporting potential problems to the customer

Project management of new equipment sold by the company, from time to time

Installation and commissioning of new equipment supplied by the company

Managing sub-contractors on site during installations

Controlling all costings on installations

Service, maintain and engineering support for the products supplied by the company

Report writing to customers, principle suppliers and management on service visits and installations

Liaising with overseas principle suppliers from time to time regarding fault finding on equipment

Insight into production processing


Minimum Requirements;

High energy levels required

Excellant health to keep up with physical demands of the position

Food preocessing experience essential

Ability to work long hours and overtime when required

Availability to travel

Excellent practical electrical skill set

Electrical and mechanical experience essential

Electrical fault finding ability

Electrical Engineering Qualification / Millwright trade test or equivalent

Previous experience in the poultry or food industry is hugely beneficial

Ability to draw on AutoCad would be a further advantage

Must be fully bilingual in English and Afrikaans

Monthly gross salary will be relative to experience

Overtime at standard rates

50% contribution towards Medical hospital scheme

Use of service vehicle for work purposes

Use of cell phone and laptop computer

Annual leave of 15 days, increasing to 21 days after 7 years continuous employment


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Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not have heard back within a two-week period, please assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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