• Full Time
  • Port Elizabeth
  • August 19, 2022


Basic Requirements:

  • Formal tertiary education: Qualified Artisan Trade Tested (Toolmaker/Fitter & Turner)
  • Computer literate
  • Languages:
    • English – Read, write and speak (required)
    • Afrikaans – Read, write and speak (optional)
  • Drivers licence: Code 8 (required)


  • 2 – 5 years (after qualified) within the machining/tool-making environment
  • Mature and professional demeanour with results orientation and a high degree of self-motivation
  • Ability to assign production-related hours and tasks
  • Experience and ability to read and interpret detail and requirements off a mechanical design drawing
  • Knowledge of different metals, materials, and the characteristics of the material, especially during the manufacturing process
  • Work logically and systematically and apply problem-solving techniques
  • Training, medical and safety certificates beneficial
  • Confidently interact and communicate with other technical professionals

Job Objectives:

  • The successful incumbent (Toolmaker/Fitter & Turner) must be competent in reading mechanical drawings, manufacturing planning, and manufacturing time management in order to achieve the completion of the task as set out on the aforesaid drawing
  • Be responsible for part set-up, programming, and operating the CNC machine, for all components to be manufactured
  • He/she must maintain quality as well as tolerances as stipulated for all tasks assigned to him/her and complete this in the allotted time

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Manufacture parts on time
  • Manage own time when required to achieve project target timelines
  • Manufacture parts to drawing requirements and functionality
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical assembly drawings
  • Ability to perform CNC programming and operation of the CNC machine
  • Have a working knowledge of materials as used for the manufacture of parts
  • Ability to use the required measuring equipment in order to verify quality received
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work as an individual when required and as a team with a common end goal
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to make quick decisions and discuss them with the machine shop supervisor
  • Must be responsive to work under supervision
  • Understand and use of JQS (Jendamark Quality System)

Preference will be given to employees from the designated groups in line with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please kindly consider your application unsuccessful if not contacted two weeks after the closing date.


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