McCain Foods: Forklift Technician

Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Forklift Technician, to be based at the Manufacturing Plant in Springs.   The successful candidate will report to the Services Superintendent in the Engineering Department.

Purpose of the Job:

Responsible for preventive maintenance, routine inspecting on all lift trucks.

Suitable candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Red Seal as a qualified Diesel Mechanic / Fitter/Electrician
  • N3 – N6 Technical qualification
  • Valid Drivers License Code B

Suitable candidates must have the following work experience:

  • A minimum of 2 – 4 years’ experience as a Forklift Technician/Mechanic
  • Experience in the technical maintenance of equipment is preferred.

Suitable candidates will possess the following skills, abilities and knowledge:

  • Assertive and results orientated
  • Technically minded
  • Applicable product knowledge
  • Failure analysis skills
  • Good knowledge of Hydraulics
  • Willingness to work overtime and standby
  • Good auto electrical knowledge would be an advantage
  • Have a good selection of tools
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate and basic understanding of forklift and/or reach truck software
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to handle pressure whilst maintaining a high work rate
  • Willing to work shifts as and when required

Company: McCain Foods (South Africa) Pty Ltd

Function: Manufacturing/Production

State/Province/Region: Gauteng

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Closing Date: 17-Sep-2019