RCL FOODS: Instrumentation Artisan












Closing Date 2021/06/07
Reference Number RCL210524-1
Company Siqalo Foods
Job Title Instrumentation Artisan
Functions Maintenance
Job Type Classification Permanent
Location – Town / City Boksburg
Location – Province Gauteng
Location – Country South Africa
Job Description Siqalo Foods a subsidiary of Remgro and sister company of RCL Foods is seeking the services of an Instrumentation Artisan to be based in Boksburg and report to the Boiler House Foreman. The purpose of this role is to provide support to Boiler House Foreman and I&C Superintendent to execute various tasks in the boiler house and in site services to ensure plant availability. The responsibility of the role includes installing, maintaining, and repairing instrumentation wiring, equipment, and fixtures. It also consists of ensuring that work is in accordance with relevant codes of practice and standards.
Minimum Requirements Qualified Instrument Mechanician Completed an N4 or equivalent (trade tested) At least 2-3 years’ experience (inclusive of training as an Instrument Apprentice) in a production/manufacturing environment with a knowledge of boiler house operations, Fridge plant & Robot palletising operations. Valid wireman’s Licence/ Three Phase Installation Electrician (Advantageous). Experience in process instrumentation, VSD’s, PLC’s (Allan Bradley) and Scada/HMI and & Wonderware Architecture servers (Advantageous). Drivers licence essential. To be willing to do the required stand-by duty. To ensure that all call outs are answered promptly and efficiently. To be willing to perform work outside of normal working hours. A self-starter & highly passionate about Instrument & Electrical Control philosophy
Duties & Responsibilities General Repairs and Maintenance To ensure efficient and cost-effective maintenance to all to all instrument, control & electrical by assembling, installing, testing, inspecting and maintaining Instrument electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools. Be pro-active in identifying potential faults/breakdowns before they occur by inspect inspecting instruments and electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards and defects. Perform various projects of an instrumentation and electrical nature. Ensure that all breakdowns are attended to in a cost-effective manner. Ensure the continued good condition of all equipment by: Repair and/or replace of instruments and electrical equipment. Fix any an instrumentation and electrical safety hazards. Liaise with contractors and other workers. Communicate outstanding job cards to Boiler House Foreman and I&C Superintendent. Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem. Storage and Maintenance of Tools Monitor that power tools, hand tools and maintenance equipment are kept in good working condition and stored safely. Report broken tools/equipment to the Boiler house Foreman and I&C Superintendent and, where possible repair broken maintenance tools. Perform duties as per requirements to eliminate down time or eliminate hazards/safety issues. Ensure that all tools are kept safe and in good working condition as well as updating the tool register. General assistance to facilities staff Manage and maintain own toolbox. Maintain workshop and stores. Cleaning of the premises after maintenance. Assist with adhoc projects and work. Maintain 5S housekeeping principles in the department at all times, including all equipment and surrounds. Ensure all unused items are removed from the operating area and stored correctly. Safety, Health. Environment, Risk and Quality (SHEQ) Do risk assessment(s) in own area of responsibility. Maintain a secure working environment. Maintain a safe working environment. Ensure that necessary documentation required to execute work used applied consistently within scope of function. Adhering to standard operating procedures, safe maintenance procedures, company policies and procedures, HACCP and safety, health and environmental policies and procedures at all times. Carrying out reasonable and lawful work-related instructions. Effective Teamwork and Self-Management Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management in terms of planning and prioritising, and self-development. Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of work are consistently and accurately maintained. Inform relevant parties in the event of tasks or deadlines not met, the potential risks thereof and provide appropriate resolution. Manage colleagues and employees’ expectations and communicate appropriately. Demonstrate willingness to help others and “go the extra mile” to meet team targets and objectives.