Distell Apprenticeship Opportunities

Applications are invited for the above mentioned position in the Secondary Production, based at Green Park, Epping 2, Cape Town. The successful incumbent will report to the Engineering Specialist (RTD) .


Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Carry out repairs and maintenance on machinery and equipment in line with prescribed regulations and standards;
  • Regular inspections, fault finding and preventative maintenance jobs;
  • Testing equipment after repairs are completed;
  • Turning, milling, welding and fitting for fabrication of components;
  • Support the packaging department with start-up and fault finding of equipment;
  • Assist with change-overs according to the packaging plan;
  • Participate and contribute in the morning meeting activities, Innovation and business improvements in support of operational and segment goals


The successful candidate must have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Qualified Mechanical Artisan (Minimum of NTC3 or N3 & Trade Test Certificate)
  • Qualification for Fitter and TURNER / Fitter / Mill wright
  • Must be proficient in fault finding as per drawings, equipment and be able to take corrective action.
  • Ability to work accurately and according to precise measurements and specifications;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance principles and systems
  • Good Analytical and diagnostic skills.
  • Experience working on rotating machinery ie fillers, labellers would be and advantage
  • Competent in turning, milling, argon and arc welding would be and advantage
  • Competent in pneumatics and hydraulics;
  • Reflect good leadership behaviour – towards colleagues, superior and company values;
  • Able to do in depth problem solving and fault finding;
  • Able to cope with the inherent physical demands of the position;
  • Have the ability to work under pressure;
  • Able to work shifts, on weekends and flexible hours;


Application Process:

If interested and meet all requirements, please register and apply via the Distell career portal by logging onto www.distell.co.za/careers


Reference Number: 15461 Closing date: 25 January 2019

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Engineer, Engineering


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