Fitter – Tiger Brands Vacancies 

Fitter – Tiger Brands Vacancies 



You will be responsible for maintaining Engineering Equipment to world-class standards while providing support to the Maintenance Coordinator. You will support the team in embedding maintenance processes within the organization with the key deliverables of maintaining the Integrity of the Plant. You will maintain, repair, and optimize plant and associated devices to ensure plant availability and product quality at minimum cost.


Job Identification: 3576 


Job Category: Supply Chain  


Apply Before: 26 March 2023

Degree Level: Trade School 

Job Schedule: Full-time


Location: Boksburg, Gauteng 


Employer: Tiger Brands

Reporting to: Maintenance Coordinator.


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  • Qualified Fitter / relevant Trade Test qualification
  • NTC3, with matric maths and science
  • Knowledge of Maintenance Systems and Engineering standards
  • Knowledge of High-Speed Packaging Machinery
  • Function – +- 5 years experience in a similar role
  • Industry – +- 3 years (i.e. FMCG)


  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of other equipment eg fillers, conveyors, elevators, centrifugal & other pumps, pipelines, water reticulation equipment, etc.
  • Practical knowledge and experience in lathe work (turning) welding (arc, argon, gas, brazing & soldering) and cutting
  • Practical knowledge and experience in a maintenance management system eg Pragma or DMS would be advantageous.
  • Analytical skills, Problem-solving, high numeracy skills

Leadership: Owning it! Driving long-term results, Staying a step ahead

Personal Effectiveness: Effective communication, Interpersonal skills, Integrity, Creativity, Continuous learning

Key Attributes And Competencies

  • Must be prepared to work overtime and shifts
  • Able to work in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Attentive to detail, innovative and quality orientated
  • Able to function independently
  • Able to do call out /stand by when required
  • Must have your own reliable transport

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  • Operational Support: Provide specialist support to the shift-based teams during operations. Where requested to assist as a functional expert in problem-solving.
  • Running Repairs: Partake in carrying out repairs on plant equipment
  • Problem-Solving: Where problems have occurred during routine activities, apply the correct problem-solving approach to resolve problems.
  • Planned Maintenance: Take part in maintenance planning meetings, contributing suggestions, and clarifying work required.
  • Housekeeping & Safety: Operate in a safe manner at all times, and identify and highlight unsafe work practices so that these may be corrected.
  • Always ensure Plant availability of >95%
  • Ensure all compliance standards are met


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