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Forklift Technician

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Mpumalanga
SalaryMarket Related
Job TypePermanent
EducationRelevant Trade Test
Experience5 years

Job Description

Forklift Technician position available at FMCG manufacturing plant in Mpumalanga, KZN.

Shifts: No

Travel: Call outs

Reporting to: Engineering Manager

Key Responsibilities

§ Ensure that Forklift productivity is maximized through the continuous monitoring and trending of improvements and equipment availability (downtime reduction).

§ Implement initiatives across equipment and process in order to maximize reliability as a means of addressing the root cause of equipment problems.

§ Plan and manage all planned maintenance, preventative schedules, work requests and break downs

§ Determine material, equipment and supplies to be used and ensure that these are ordered and available at the work site

§ Safety inspection and reports.

§ Research and development - upgrade equipment for improved performance at reduction of maintenance cost.

Knowledge / Competence

§ A relevant Trade test

§ Minimum 5 years relevant experience (post qualification).

§ Ability to work independently and under pressure.

§ Prepared to work weekends, perform standby duties, call outs and overtime when required.

§ Minimum 2 years experience as a forklift technician / similar.

§ Must have Code 08 license.

§ Must have a clear criminal record

§ Ability to communicate in English.

§ Physically fit and able to work in cold conditions, typically to –40°c for short periods

Salary: Market Related

Candidates without the above required qualifications will unfortunately not be considered for the position.

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 601 5045. You can also contact Jessica/Chanel on 011 234 6868/9.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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