Short summary:

The main responsibility of this position is to assist the artisans regarding maintenance, manufacturing, projects, and shutdowns. This person will be expected to work on his/her own for certain jobs within his relevant area of experience and guidance of artisan.


  • To assist the artisan with his/her duties
  • Providing assistance during installation of new machines and equipment
  • Repair of all plant machines including workshop equipment
  • Responding to emergency machine break downs throughout the plant
  • This will be responsible for work including plant maintenance, preventative maintenance, projects and shutdowns
  • Elementary understanding of new drawings and manuals
  • Keeping the Workshop and Maintenance Manager and relevant person’s aware and seeking advice and assistance when required
  • Assists in maintaining preventative maintenance schedules and repair faulty equipment and ensure the effective operating thereof
  • This position will be expected to do Standby duties according schedule
  • Will comply to Safety, Food Safety, and Environmental procedure as per Soill Policy. It can be expected from all employees to be appointed with certain responsibilities as required by OSH act, Food safety regulations and environmental regulations
  • This position will be responsible for effective housekeeping of his working area which may include his workshop area or area within plant where duties are performed
  • Any other reasonable relevant task allocated by supervisor as required by plant operations

Key Competencies:

Education and skills:

  • Minimum grade 12 qualification
  • Some tertiary qualification or progress report regarding maintenance/mechanical manufacturing will be advantage
  • Code B driving license


  • Plant maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in conveying equipment, gearboxes and drives systems, pumps will be an advantage
  • Experience in welding, workshop machinery

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Initiative and drive
  • Ability to progress in multi-skilled environment
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Thrive under pressure
  • Proficiency in English or Afrikaans required


The criteria of an Artisan Assistant 2 will be measured upon the following:

  • Qualification
  • Working experience
  • Years in service
  • Skills level and performance
  • Responsibility
  • Attitude in the workplace

We invite candidates to forward their comprehensive CV’s to the Human Resources Department via e-mail at or hand deliver by no later than Friday, 10 July 2020.



Additional Details
Experience Level
  • Intermediate