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British American Tobacco: Technical Artisan

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  • Post published:Oct 17, 2021
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The role is responsible for providing technical support to production machines in Primary Manufacturing Department production areas and for taking part in activities daily inspecting and problem solving of machinery and equipment.

Reports to: Technical-Foreman/Senior Artisan

Location: Heidelberg factory – South Africa


What you will be accountable for

  • Ensure compliance with EH&S and local standards to minimise risk
  • Complete planned machinery and equipment services.
  • Repair and maintain pneumatic, water and steam supply on process machines and also tobacco processing machines
  • Maintain tobacco conveyor belt vibrators and feeders equipment.
  • To analyse and resolve problems in conjunction with production personnel to ensure optimum product quality with efficient cost effectiveness.

Essential experience, skills and knowledge

  • Education: N6 diploma
  • Fitting and turning trade test qualification
  • 2-5 years working experience in the field
  • FMCG experience (manufacturing) is a must
  • Good understanding of EH&S Practices and principles & of IWS
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Analytical thinking; time management ability
  • Knowledge of EXCEL required; SAP would represent an advantage