Millwright: Snacks and Treats, Durban

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Operate, maintain, repair and optimise plant and associated equipment to ensure plant availability, cost, safety and product quality.



Operational Support

  • Provide specialist support to the shift-based teams during operations. Where requested assist as a functional expert in problem solving

Problem Solving

  • Where problems have occurred during routine activities, apply the correct problem-solving approach to resolve problems

Running Repairs

  • Partake in carrying out repairs on plant equipment as required on shift

Planned Maintenance

  • Take part in maintenance planning meetings, contributing suggestions, clarifying work required and carrying out maintenance tasks and building maintenance programs

Housekeeping & Safety

  • Operate in a safe manner at all times, identify and highlight unsafe work practices so that these may be correct

Ensure OEE targets are met

  • Ensure all maintenance tasks are carried out to maximise plant availability and OEE to meet targets

Reporting and administration

  • Ensure the various reports and administration tasks are carried out to support engineering and production



Core Competencies

  • Technical skills
  • Mechanical and engineering
  • Teamwork
  • Working effectively with others
  • Analytical
  • Apply fault finding techniques to diagnose and repair equipment
  • Communication
  • Communicate effectively with others
  • High energy levels
  • Disciplines and operationally effective
  • General Competencies
  • Millwright experience in fast moving packaging machines
  • Exposure to PLC’s. preferably Siemens S7
  • Exposure to AC drives and sequential control systems

Experience and Qualifications

  • Matric or equivalent
  • N3 Electrical Engineering and/or Mechanical Engineering
  • Electro-mechanics Trade Test.3 years + Millwright experience in fast moving packaging machines
  • 3 years’ experience in a FMCG
  • 3 years working in an Electro-Mechanics environment
  • Industrial Ammonia refrigeration plant operation (advantage)
  • Maintenance of coal fired boilers.
  • Acceptable level of skill regarding Argon welding.
  • Good knowledge of frequency inverters and Drum

Special Requirements

  • Must have the physical abilities to carry out the role within a plant and work shifts

Personal Characteristics

  • Effective communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Integrity
  • Creativity
  • Continuous learning
  • Team player within multi-functional team
  • Call out and standby responsibilities, including overtime work as required
  • Call out and standby responsibilities, including overtime work as required
  • Situational problem-solving abilities
  • Pro-active and driven by sustainable solutions
  • Strong logical/diagnostic approach to troubleshooting
  • Ability to read and understand electrical drawings
  • Instrumentation/Pneumatic experience is a requirement



Tiger Brands is proudly Africa’s largest listed manufacturers of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG). We impact lives every day with our iconic, award-winning brands. Our core business is the manufacture, market and distribute everyday branded food and beverages. Our products are relevant across every meal occasion and are well positioned to grow. 

Being a food company means we’re an intimate part of everybody’s daily lives and that’s why we get loud and proud about exploring further, roaring louder and growing together.

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