Senior Operator - Cape Town, South Africa - SA Metal Group (Pty) Ltd

Thabo Mthembu

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Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Must be able to do basic mathematical calculations to ensure correct process parameters
  • Accurate setup, adjustments, operation and maintenance of machinery/stands/ mechanism in the production line process
  • Conduct daily inspection of relevant work area and report possible failures or unsafe working conditions
  • Maintain standard machine operating procedures when operating machinery
  • General maintenance and cleaning of the work area/workstation you are responsible for
  • Must enforce and practice housekeeping policies
  • Effectively monitor production process
  • Ability to analyze potential failures and communicate accordingly with possible solutions in a timeous manner
  • Ensure shift handover is conducted thoroughly and that all issues are reported clearly on a daily basis
  • Abiding by the regulations as set out in Occupational Health and Safety Act and Company policies
  • Quality control according to set standards
  • Adhere to standard operating procedures (SOPs) as per tasks assigned

Applicants must have the following qualifying criteria:

  • Matric (Maths Compulsory)
  • Diploma or studying towards a qualification in Engineering
  • Computer Literate
  • Strong knowledge of machinery
  • Ability to detect machine discrepancies
  • Previous experience operating FEL / Forklift / Grab advantageous
  • Experience working in the steel industry advantageous
  • Ability to work under pressure in a demanding environment
  • Willingness to work overtime and
  • Must consistently be conscious of and compliant with Health & Safety rules and regulations
  • Good communication skills
  • In good health, physically fit


  • Team player
  • Concentration & Precision
  • Attentive to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent standards in execution

Application Question(s):

  • Able and available to work shifts?
  • Are you located in Cape Town, Western Cape and able to commute to Airport Industria?

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