• Technical Operator-1 Jobs in South Africa

  • Diageo India Pvt Ltd
  • South Africa
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  • 2 - 3 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

The Technical Operator is the Operator of the critical equipment/ machinery (RFC, Labeller & Packer) on the Production Line They are responsible for meeting the set production output that machine as well as troubleshooting and resolving machine faults or breakdowns

The Technical Operator needs to ensure that Health & Safety, Quality & EISC standards are adhered to in their area

Purpose of the Role

To operate the Packaging line equipment/ machinery to package product to agreed performance measures of line efficiency, quality conformance, cost safety and customer service in order to achieve the DMSA strategy
To comply with Health & Safety requirements, PPE Adherence and ensure any safety risks/ hazards are reported
To maintain Quality & Food Safety standards on the production line
To maintain Hygiene standards and ensure machinery/ equipment and surrounding areas are clean at all times
Conduct Tank Changes & Line CIP processes
To minimise material/ liquid wastage and isolations due to non-conformances
To operate machines to specified best practice work instructions and ensure line speeds are maintained as per standard
Observe adjacent machine performance and adjust own machines accordingly to achieve the V-shape line speed principles and optimize line efficiency
Conduct and record performance checks for quality (Quality SICs), Hygiene (CIP checks), Delivery (OEE, ATP), cost (Wastage) and safety (CIRCs)
Support the Line Technician/s in breakdowns and maintenance tasks on machinery
Support & Coaching of Machine Operators on troubleshooting and machine breakdowns
Maximize equipment/machine availability and efficiency of operation through execution of Planned Preventative Maintenance schedules in accordance with Diageos Asset Care Strategy
Carry out autonomous maintenance tasks (Cleaning, Inspection & Lubrication)
Completion of Works Orders for all breakdowns and maintenance work on SAP
Capturing of production records/ reports
Participation & Leading of RCPS 5whys and Fishbone, to ensure reduction of recurring/ major issues
Participation in EICS & MSS Programme
Leading & Ensuring ITF work stream (5S, TW, VM, FI) actions are completed & sustained
Identifying Improvement opportunities throughout the process and execution of ideas
Flexibility in terms of shift work (Double shifts, 3 shifts) and overtime work to support business requirements
Flexibility in areas of work RTD Line, Spirits Line & different equipment/ machines
Ensure Line Performance boards & Tier 1 meeting boards are updated as per requirement
Participation & leading of Team Meetings Tier 1
Ensure start-up & shutdown procedure is adhered to

Key Leadership Capabilities

Values the differences in people, and treating everyone with respect and integrity
Stands for what he/she feels are right, important and honest
Able to demonstrate a strong sense of ownership for work area
Willing to share knowledge with others

Key Functional Capabilities

A strong sense of urgency with a can do attitude
Commitment to the team and the Company
Strong problem solving ability
Self-starter who is able to work under pressure & prioritize
Innovative in applying improvement opportunities
Demonstrate high levels of integrity & energy
Influencing skills
Rational, logical, analytical, creative and literate


Minimum N6 Technical qualification (Mechanical or Electrical)
Diploma in Engineering


2 - 3 years experience in a bottling environment
Good understanding of mechanical and electrical engineering concepts
Good understanding of Quality & Health and safety polices/ procedures

Key Skills

Independent, Confident, self-motivated
Strong problem solving skills and analytical thinker
Strong sense of urgency
Have a can-do attitude
Team player

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Consumer Durables/FMCG, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Feb 2020

Key Skills:

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