Title: Fitter
Type: Permanent
Location: North West
Company: RCL Foods
Ref: RCL200630-2
Function: Maintenance


RCL FOODS is looking for an experienced Fitter to join our Sugar & Milling (Animal Feed) Division in Rustenburg and to manage the mechanical machine minders, ensuring proactive maintenance, repair, and service of equipment.


  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience
  • Trade tested Fitter


Budgeting and Administration:

  • Conduct, coordinate and sign off on the team’s submission of all required documentation to the Engineering Planner for inclusion in engineering information systems (On-key).
  • Authorize stores requisitions and provide initial sign off invoices prior to submission to Maintenance Manager.
  • Manage the maintenance spend against budget through daily review of budget vs. actual financial reports.
  • Provide input to the Maintenance Manager to co-create and commit to an appropriate engineering budget during the annual budgeting process.
  • Ensure that machine minders keep timecards and other routine records.
  • Work with the Maintenance Manager to ensure accurate reporting.

Operational Maintenance

  • Help plan and manage weekend mechanical maintenance tasks and projects.
  • Send job cards to the Maintenance Manager for record purposes.
  • Monitor, measure and report on engineering related down-time and general issues.
  • Utilize the skill matrix to assess the applicability of assignments based on individual skill sets.
  • Conduct planned maintenance as per the job card schedule and sign off job once fully completed.
  • Attend to and resource mechanical breakdowns timeously to minimize production downtime.
  • Plan and manage all planned maintenance, preventative schedules, work requests and break downs.
  • Fault find on mechanical equipment to ascertain and repair faults to ensure production can continue.
  • Determine material, equipment, and supplies to be used and ensure that these are ordered and available at the work site
  • Use planned maintenance schedules to coordinate daily activities of machine minders and implement operational asset productivity and care through the planned maintenance strategy by noting and driving the resolution of maintenance issues with the machine minding team.


Rustenburg is located in the North West Province


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