Maintenance Handyman – Umbogintwini, KwaZulu-Natal

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Position Title: Maintenance Handyman

The main purpose of the job is to support the Maintenance and Engineering Dept with the daily operations, maintenance and tooling required for the day to day operations.

Reporting: This role will be reporting to the Maintenance Leader.

Job Objectives

  • Preventive & Corrective maintenance on production equipment and facility.

  • Purchasing of maintenance work & spares (service, repairs).

  • Support AM activities together with production department.

  • Calibration and inspection of torque tools, measurement tools and test equipment.

  • Documentation of all equipment to master list.

  • Assisting in the installation of new manufacturing equipment

  • Troubleshooting and repair of tools and equipment.

  • Support production in continuous improvement action log.

  • Being part of Engineering and Maintenance team in Durban plant also means to support colleagues in other areas if needed.


Education and Job Experience

  • Must have a Matric Certificate or a related qualification will be advantageous.

    A minimum of 5 years relevant experience from similar work.

  • Must be Computer Literate.

  • Must meet medical requirements (SIGHT/COLOUR/HEARING/WORKING ON HEIGHTS).

  • Must be willing and be able to work flexible work schedule when required

  • Must have good communication skills, both oral and written. English required

Job Knowledge and Skills

  • Must have good knowledge in assembly process and equipment, preferably from automotive industry.

  • Knowledge in 5S. Other knowledge within Lean Manufacturing is an advantage.

  • Knowledge of measuring equipment and calibration.

  • Must be structured with good analytical and problem solving skills. Including the ability and willingness to apply a systematic approach to the process.

  • Must have the ability to work well within a team required.

  • Must be able to prioritise workload and multi-task.


Volvo Group Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd is an affirmative action, equal employment opportunity employer.

Apply here!

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