Electrician wanted immediately: APPLY NOW
RCL FOODS is seeking an Electrician to join our Consumer – Chicken Processing Division. The role will be based in Rustenburg and report to the Junior Engineer. RCL FOODS is looking for an experienced Electrician to assist with General Maintenance, Housekeeping, Regulations, Safety Requirements, Instrumentation, and Projects.
Duties & Responsibilities:
General Maintenance: To ensure efficient and cost-effective maintenance to all Electrical equipment. To be pro-active in identifying potential faults/breakdowns before they occur. To ensure that all breakdowns are attended to in a cost-effective/ fastest manner possible. To ensure the continued good conditioning of all equipment in the Production Facilities. To ensure that the necessary spare equipment/ instruments are maintained in the maintenance D-store. To ensure and prevent come back or repeated failures and breakdowns.
To implement preventative actions and maintenance to reduce breakdowns. Installation, Maintenance, Service, and repair of electrical/ Electronic networks and equipment within the production facilities. Advanced Fault finding on electrical circuits. Ensuring machine availability through minimizing of downtime. Attending to breakdowns, fault findings and rectification. Planned and preventative maintenance on all electrical installations/ equipment. To ensure that all MV and LV Substations are maintained and kept in order with SANS standards. Housekeeping, Regulations, and Safety
To ensure that SANS 10142 wiring regulations are adhered to always. To ensure that SANS 10108 hazardous location regulations are adhered to always. To ensure compliance to the work permit/ lockout system in use at RCL Foods Consumer division. To ensure compliance to all safety policies of the company and safety regulations. To ensure all Safety devices on all equipment to be in place and working 100% always. Knowledge and compliance with SHEQ legislation and regulations. Adhere to food safety, occupational health and safety, environmental and other risk management requirements standards as per OHS Act, COID Act, Alexander Forbes, and Rainbow Farms Risk Management systems requirements and standards in order to assist management in meeting and exceeding specific Risk Management objectives and targets.
To ensure efficient and cost-effective maintenance to all instrumentation equipment. To be pro-active in identifying potential faults/ breakdowns before they occur. To ensure that all breakdowns are attended to in a cost-effective/ fastest manner possible. To ensure the continued good condition of all equipment. To ensure that the necessary spare instruments are maintained in the maintenance D-store. HMI’s, PLCs and SCADA Systems: To ensure efficient and cost-effective maintenance to all soft PLC hardware. Must be capable to program small changes and requirements to PLCs and SCADA system. To be pro-active in identifying potential faults/ breakdowns before they occur.
To ensure that all breakdowns are attended to in a cost-effective/ fastest manner possible. To ensure the continued good condition of all equipment. Projects: To ensure that all new small-scale projects/ changes and modifications are implemented and completed to the requirements of the Plant Engineer/ Engineering Manager. Implement projects in the shortest period without financial loss to the company. Ensure successful implementation of small scale projects, and testing after implementation compulsory. Ensure correct devices, machinery and software applications are installed for the correct processes.
Have an N3, in Electrical engineering. Qualified Electrician trade, At least 5 Years of qualified experience in a manufacturing environment (FMCG), Section 13 (Advantages). Have experience/knowledge in HV switching. Ability to work in a team and independently. Wireman’s license (Advantage). ORHVS completed and competent, experienced with handling and maintenance of MV switchgear.
Have experience with PLC’s and Switchgear, Read/ Write/ Program (Advantage), Experienced with VSD’, VLT’s, Soft Starters and complex interlocking systems. Have Excellent problem-solving abilities with high attention to detail. Willing to work shifts and overtime (including weekend overtime). Willing to do stand-by duties – ensure breakdowns are solved in timeously fashion. Must have own car to attend to breakdowns. Apply Now