Millwright: Tiger Brands- South Africa



To maintain mechanical equipment in good order by adhering to maintenance procedures to enable Production Department to meet production targets.



  • Machinery available and utilised to full capacity.
  • Planned maintenance executed and improved operational efficiency at all machines assigned to the position.
  • Electrical and mechanical maintenance / repairs on equipment
  • Preventative maintenance.
  • To minimise plant downtime through efficient & effective maintenance.
  • Rewiring of electrical machinery with a view to effective improvements.
  • Overhaul spare / old machinery to be available when breakdowns occur.
  • Maintain NH3 Refrigeration plant.
  • Maintain site services, boiler steam lines.
  • To minimise plant downtime through efficient & effective maintenance in line with good engineering practice & the
  • Company’s Standard Operating Procedures § To efficiently manage stocks of spares & equipment needed to maintain Plant
  • To maximise Plant efficiency through continuous improvement
  • To adhere to Company health and safety procedures and the OHS Act
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  • 3 years + Millwright experience in fast moving packaging machines
  • 3 years experience in a FMCG
  • 3 years working in a Electro-Mechanics environment
  • Industrial Ammonia refrigeration plant operation (advantage) and  maintenance of coal fired boilers.
  • Acceptable level of skill regarding Argon welding.
  • Good knowledge of frequency inverters and Drum motors.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Matric or equivalent
  • N3 Electrical Engineering and/or Mechanical Engineering
  • Electro-mechanics Trade Test.

Attributes & 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


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. 

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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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