RCL Foods: Electrician : RCL Foods RCL Foods

Job Summary

Job Description
RCL FOODS is searching for an experienced Electrician to join our Chicken team within our Foods Division. This role is based in Berlin and will report to the Operations Manager.
The purpose of the role is to implement safety, health, environment, quality and risk systems within the feed mill operation and to facilitate the implementation, maintenance and updating of the Total Integrated Management System.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties & Responsibilities
Implements Operational asset productivity and care through the planned maintenance strategy.
Noting and raising maintenance issues with the maintenance manager.
Maintains workshop appearance and housekeeping of wire panels which control the functioning of machines.
Fault finds on various electrical equipment to ascertain the problem.
Conduct planned maintenance as per job card schedule and signs off the job once the job has been completed. This is then sent to the planner to keep a record of jobs done.
Attends to electrical breakdowns timeously which reduces production downtime.
Maintains panels by cleaning them, making sure connections are tight and there are no hot spots so panels are in optimal working condition.
Determines if electrical faults are PLC-related and assist with PLC programming to correct faults.
Assists with mechanical maintenance when needed.
Implements and complies with Health and Safety procedures.
Ensure that documentation required within the Total Integrated Management Systems is applied consistently within the scope of function.
Completes a spare requisition once spares have been drawn from stores in - order to have the buyer procure and replenish stock.
Guide, train, and coordinates the functions of the artisan.
Performs duties in line with HACCP and Safety Requirements
To ensure efficient and cost-effective maintenance of all electrical equipment.
To be proactive in identifying potential faults/breakdowns before they occur and ensure faults/breakdowns are kept to a minimum as a result of plant inspections and awareness.
To perform various projects of an electrical nature. Projects are completed at agreed times and to the correct specifications.
To ensure that all breakdowns are attended to in a cost-effective manner and production downtime due to breakdowns is kept at a satisfactory level.
To ensure the continued good condition of all equipment and that all equipment is maintained as per proper practice.
To be willing to do standby duty.
To ensure that all call-outs are answered promptly and efficiently to ensure that production losses are not adversely affected by failure to answer calls and lack of proper fault-finding techniques.
To be willing to perform work outside of normal working hours.
To practice and enforce codes of safety and housekeeping.
To ensure compliance to the work permit/lockout system in use at the Feed site.
To ensure that all information submitted on work orders is correct.
To ensure that all completed work orders/documentation is timeously submitted to the foreman to check so that no backlogs occur due to delays in submitting completed work orders and other documentation.
To avoid comeback jobs and maintenance costs as a result of poor workmanship.
To ensure no unnecessary fines for maximum demand from C.C.P, when power factor correction is kept in working order and weekly inspections carried out.
To ensure that proper fault-finding procedures are correctly followed and unnecessary costs are not incurred as a result of poor fault-finding techniques.
To ensure proper time management

Qualifications and Experience

Minimum Requirements
Completed N3 qualification
Completed a recognized trade test as an Electrician
Minimum of 3 years experience as an Electrician, preferably in FMCG
Ability to work in a team Relevant Trade Test. Knowledge of PLC’s, Sensors, VLT’s etc.
Have good problem-solving ability with high attention to detail.
Be prepared to work overtime (including weekend overtime) with standby responsibilities.
Basic knowledge and understanding of the occupational health and safety act and safety requirements
Attention to detail
Solutions driven
Technical minded
People management

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About RCL Foods

RCL Foods Limited is a South African consumer goods and milling company. Founded in 1960 as Rainbow Chicken Ltd, the company has its headquarters in Westville near Durban, and employs over 20,000 p...

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