Maintenance Fitter

Maintenance Fitter
AVI Limited
Cape Town, Western Cape


Posted 31 August 2021 – Closing Date 10 September 2021

Job Details

Job Description

A love for the sea and passion for fishing are the driving forces behind I&J, a leading fishing company and manufacturer of high quality chilled and frozen foods. Almost 110 years old, I&J is the trusted name in seafood, operating a modern and efficient trawler fleet, and continually investing in the training and development of experienced fishing crews, committed to fishing responsibly, with a long-term vision. I&J has achieved and maintained accreditation from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) since 2004. I&J is a globally respected supplier of high quality, chilled and frozen Cape Hake and a leading producer of farmed Cape Abalone. It is also one of AVI’s great South African brands. I&J is proudly South African and invests in, and empowers, the communities in which it operates.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Artisan Fitter at I&J, Value Added Processing, Paarden Eiland, Cape Town. The purpose of this role is to execute maintenance strategies, breakdown defects, and fault-finding (Including standby duties).

Line Manager: Engineering Manager

Job Specification:

Key Performance Areas:

  • Preventative maintenance activities
  • Engineering maintenance
  • Standby duties
  • Execute maintenance strategies
  • Schedule compliance
  • Shutdown planning and execution
  • Provide input for budgeting
  • Input for forecasting
  • Cost control management (materials)
  • Skills transfer
  • Compliance to own training matrix
  • Adherence to PDP
  • Risk management (risk assessments and critical equipment)
  • Lost work day rate
  • Report incidents

Minimum Requirements:


  • 2 years’ experience as an Artisan Fitter


  • Grade 12 / Matric / National Senior Certificate
  • Fitter Qualification

Additional Requirements:

  • SAP
  • Root Cause Analysis


  • Making Decisions
  • Inspiring others
  • Staying Composed
  • Working Together
  • Attention to Detail
  • Minimising Risk
  • Planning and Organising
  • Maintaining Productivity