Millwright (Ref: DOMW)

Position in the Engineering sector in Cape Town - Western Cape
Posted On Thursday 4 August 2022
Job Description:

Our client, in the food industry, currently have an opportunity for a  Millwright to be based in Cape Town

Main job function 

Ensure full functionality of all bakery machines

Ensure machinery is utilized to full capacity and in working order

Planned maintenance executed and improved operational efficiency at all machines assigned to the  position

Replacement and maintenance cost reduced i.r.o all machines assigned to position

Ensure execution of preventative and emergency maintenance as per job cards

Electrical and mechanical overhauls

Rewiring of electrical machinery with view of effecting improvements

Overhaul spare/old machinery to be available when breakdowns occur

Maintain and set up new machines

Assist Production on daily maintenance orders

Assist QA with audit requirements


Tertiary Millwright and/or Electrician Qualification (Degree or Diploma)


Ability to work at a very fast pace

Analytical and accurate

Problem solver

Good interpersonal skills

Attention to detail

Sense of urgency

Must be able to handle pressure

Good decision-making skills

Strong influential skills

At least 4 years plant experience within a FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) environment

Knowledge of Safe working procedures

Knowledge and understanding of Food Safety, Hygiene, HACCP, GMP, H&S standards

Ability to work in a plant environment for extended periods of time (high temperature/high humidity environment)

Ability to work in a workshop environment for extended periods of time (high noise)

Ability to work weekends and public holidays


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Debra