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  • Posted: Feb 16, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Upfield is a global leader in plant-based nutrition with a great history and a portfolio of iconic brands that people have used and trusted for generations. This includes Flora, Rama, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, I Cant Believe its not Butter and ProActiv.

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    Operator Technician

    About the job

    Reports to Production Manager

    • The primary role of the Operator Technician is operation of the process area according to work instructions, the execution of non-destructive quality checks and carrying out of routine maintenance. 
    • The Operator Technician has a primary focus on the asset care activities of the team.
    • You will provide support to the shift-based teams during operations, implement planned and routine maintenance in accordance with the planned maintenance schedule issued by the Maintenance Manager.
    • You will partake in cleaning, lubrication and inspection in accordance with the maintenance schedule issued by the Maintenance Manager and will carry out running repairs on plant and equipment. 
    • You will apply the correct trouble shooting and problem-solving methodologies to resolve problems, to ensure they are properly planned, executed safely, OTIF, strictly within budget and successfully completed. 
    • Overall, you will work in a safe manner always and identify and highlight unsafe work practices so that these may be corrected, in accordance with the appropriate Upfield policies and procedures.
    • If you are able to carry out mechanical maintenance work, in compliance with the relevant SHE policies and procedures; and with appreciation for quality and technical standards.

    So, what does it take to be successful in this role?

    • You will have 3+ years relevant technical experience in equipment functionality and packaging process in process area in an FMCG environment or related industry experience. 
    • You will be a qualified Technician part III Mechanical Engineering at the minimum /or HND Mechanical Engineering ( preferable).
    • If you have some experiences in project management across a variety of engineering and supply chain projects, that's a plus!

    What’s Next?

    • If this position sounds interesting to you and you enjoy working in teams, please hit the apply button now!

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Upfield on to apply

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