Artisan: Mechanical

The Beverage Company

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa


Jul 30

Accountable for specialist outputs, as well as initiating quality standards within defined work routines and policies.Job PurposeTo ensure that the plant is available for production by carrying preventative maintenance, by attending to breakdowns and malfunctions, communicating effectively with the maintenance manager, production management and quality control personnel Key Accountabilities and OutputsMechanical Maintenance Repair mechanical breakdowns on production line equipment Assessment and replacement of suspect components as a measure to prevent future stoppages Attend to general electrical and mechanical problems in the production area, warehouse, office block and outside premises Preventative maintenance program: on a daily basis attend to checks, maintenance and lubrication instructions on KHS line, Vermercati line, Cordial line, sugar/syrup room, compressed air supply, as detailed in the weekly maintenance schedule. Cooling: control and keep log of performance of compressors, levels of oil, condensers, as well as monitoring of glycol supply to plant Municipal water supply: monitoring of filtration i.e. sand filters, activated carbon filters, cartridge filters, and UV installation as well as water pumps and valves Compressed air supply: monitoring of compressor performances and keeping records of operating temperatures, running hours etc.- air driers and air filtration equipment Assist with daily start-up and shut down of essential production machinery, pre-production trial run Assist with size changes on production lines Implement and oversee preventative maintenance programme Emergency breakdown repairs on dayshift and nightshift Inform maintenance manager of any equipment abuse Control maintenance store and company toolsAdherence to the health, safety, food and environmental standards Staff shall adhere to all Food Safety Policies and PRPs and shall adhere to and enforce all food safety requirements at all times Staff shall adhere to Health, Safety & Environmental Policies and PRPs and shall adhere to and enforce all Health and Safety requirements at all times Visitor and Contractor Policy staff shall ensure that visitors or contractors entering the facility are signed in, escorted and wear PPE, are aware of the hygiene policies and do not smoke, eat or drink inside the facility Code of Practice staff shall maintain high levels of personal hygiene in accordance with the code of conduct Handwashing Procedure Ensuring staff are cleaning and sanitizing hands efficiently before handling the product. Physical Contamination Control Policy and Procedure Staff shall be aware of the potential of physical product contamination. Staff is aware of control measures to prevent physical contamination. Safety, Health and Environment Policy Staff take reasonable measures to ensure health and safety hazards do not occur. Should an accident occur, staff shall be aware of the procedure of reporting the incident. First Aid Policy Staff are aware of the first aider on site. Staff is trained to report injuries and illness to supervisors/first aiders. Conversant with relevant business information, policies, processes and procedures Maintains expected performance standards Enforce compliance with relevant legislative and statutory requirements Enforce GMPs and conduct themselves in a manner conducive with food safety practices Attend Training and enforce learnings from the training for Quality, Food Safety and Health & Safety that been prescribed for them Be vigilant of food defense and food fraud risks Maintain a high level of housekeeping within the work environment General Responsible to ensure housekeeping is performed and ensure that all products and activities are stored and are executed within the demarcated areas according to the housekeeping policy (green red and yellow areas) Conversant with relevant business information, policies, processes and procedures Maintains expected performance standards While Job Descriptions are written up for the purpose of a basic outline of the work and responsibilities associated with the Job, the Company encourages and expects all employees from time to time, to assist with work that may not be a direct part of their job description

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