Process Fitter

Process Fitter
AVI Limited
Kempton Park, Gauteng


Posted 22 April 2021 – Closing Date 06 May 2021

Job Details

Job Description

An opportunity has become available for a Process Fitter to join the Snackworks team at our Isando Factory and, the role reports directly to the Foreman. The suitable candidate will carry out planned and preventative maintenance as well as breakdown repair work on all plant equipment.

Job Specification:

Key Performance Areas:

  • Continuously adhere to and engage in safe working practices
  • Adhere to the company safety policy
  • Carry out breakdown repair work on all plant and equipment
  • Carry out planned and preventative maintenance schedules as required on mechanical equipment in the area of responsibility
  • Perform planned shutdown work on plant and ancillary equipment
  • Contribute to the scope of work for planned maintenance activities
  • Contribute to the investigation and completion of root cause & failure analysis on prolonged and repeated breakdowns
  • Provide expert advice and guidance on problem-solving techniques to fellow workers
  • Adhere to the company’s escalation policy and procedure
  • Record all maintenance data (downtime, spares, and improvement recommendations) on Shopware CMMS
  • Complete checklists and take appropriate follow-up measures
  • Proactively identify reliability risks, and poor engineering practices, and take appropriate actions to rectify such deviations

Minimum Requirements:


  • 3 – 5 years experience as a Process Fitter gained in the FMCG/Food Manufacturing environment


  • Matric Certificate
  • Trade tested as a Fitter at an accredited training facility
  • A completed Mechanical Engineering qualification or minimum N4 qualification

Additional Requirements:

  • Working experience on conveyors
  • Experience in ovens will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of CMMS system (SAP, Pragma, etc)
  • Computer Literate MS Office (Word and Excel)
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
  • Knowledge of QMS, HACCP and GMP’s is an advantage
  • Working knowledge with Pneumatics Systems


  • Work with others.
  • Analyse and solve problems.
  • Remain composed and resilient.
  • Communicate clearly.
  • Be flexible and open to change.
  • Optimize business performance (Continuous improvement).