• Full Time
  • Port Elizabeth
  • July 19, 2024


Basic Requirements:

  • Formal Tertiary education: Qualified Mechanical Artisan
  • Languages:
    • English – Read, write and speak (required)
    • Afrikaans – Read, write and speak (optional)
    • German – Speak (advantageous)
  • Drivers Licence: Code 8- (required)


  • Experience in measuring and alignment procedures of various applications within the machine assembly process
  • Min 5 years of Mechanical artisan experience in assembly, installation and fault finding in the Mechanical industry with machines, preferably in the automation industry
  • Experience and ability to read and interpret details and requirements from Mechanical design drawings
  • Experience with interfacing/extracting information provided externally by customers/suppliers, to be incorporated into existing assembly methods
  • Knowledge and experience of safety procedures within JMK and on customer sites
  • Experience working with the ISO system as well as OSH, NOSA experience.

Job Objectives:

  • Working within project requirements, HOD instructions, and budgets and timing to produce good quality standard facilities within those budgets and time constraints to ensure that the company’s project goals are met or exceeded
  • Manage own work time and environment to ensure all environmental related issues such as housekeeping, neatness and accuracy are ensured and transferred to all staff to ensure high work standards.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage front line Mechanical assembly requirements and instructions, ensuring meeting of short- and long-term project objectives
  • Work with all project drawings and documentation to assemble a facility of functional, quality and dimensional requirements
  • Follow health and safety procedures
  • Follow all assembly safety practices to ensure a quality, safe product is produced
  • Document assembly restrictions, manage requirements and control delays with good communication skills and feedback to management and colleagues in a timely manner
  • Work within project’s budget, time requirements, special requirements and facility quality requirements to ensure that the company’s project goals are met or exceeded
  • Develop, track, evaluate and drive improvements in manufacturing and assembly methods
  • Confer with designers and manufacturing resources concerning product design to ensure efficient and correct assembly processes
  • Assist in planning of total operation requirements, including workforce utilization, space requirements, workflow and layout of workspace for maximum efficiency
  • Testing of sub-assembly units and complete facility to ensure it meets project, marketing, safety, product and customer requirements.
  • Keep proper documentation trail
  • Work on site, locally and abroad
  • Liaise with the customer at times.

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

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