Basic Requirements:

  • Formal Tertiary education: Qualified Artisan (Tool Maker/Turner machinist),
  • Drivers Licence: Code 8- (required)
  • Languages:
    • English – Read, write and speak (required)
    • Afrikaans – Read, write and speak (optional)


  • 2 – 5 years after qualified within the machining / tool making environment.
  • Must have had raw material handling experience
  • Worked manual lathe machines
  • Job planning experience
  • Read mechanical manufacturing drawings
  • Work accurate and to deadlines

Job Objectives:

  • The Successful Incumbent (Toolmaker/Fitter & Turner/Turner Machinist) must be able to fully read and understand mechanical drawings as well as machine components to sizes and tolerances given, measure up samples given and work from his own recordings
    Operate lathes and centre lathes
  • Use different hand tools and work with different types of metal such as brass, mild steel, stainless steel, tool steels, bright blue bar etc.
  • Be responsible for operating the Manual Lathes, for all components to be manufactured
  • He must maintain quality as well as tolerances as stipulated for all tasks assigned to him and complete tasks as per project timing requirement.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to read mechanical assembly drawings and manufacturing of all items broken down to individual components
  • Good communication skills
  • Timing and quality of finished items
  • Manage own work (time and processes) to achieve set targets.
  • Ability to work as an individual when required and as a team with a common end goal
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to make quick decisions and discuss it with supervisor
  • Ability to take orders
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Manage the quality of each individual part manufactured part for the project
  • Support JQS (Jendamark Quality System)
  • Supporting the Company Code of Conduct and all Company policies.
  • It is acknowledged that all employees form Part of the team in supporting the well-being and the best interests of the Company
  • Able to safely operate all the machines
  • The employee would be starting out as a basic machining employee and the degree of difficulty of the different jobs would be determined by the Supervisor. The Employee would however be able to operate the different machines and do the jobs with the lower Tolerance Parameters. The employee will be working up the pay scale to the operator top rate and then slotted in at the rate as determined by his performance and ability after becoming qualified
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical assembly drawings and manufacturing of all items broken down to individual components
  • Ability to machine to drawing specifications and operate the manual lathes
  • Machine to close tolerances
  • QC check final machine components
  • Fault finding on problem areas
  • Work accurately and maintain deadlines of work assigned to him as per project requirement.

Preference will be given to employees from the designated groups in line with the provisions of the Employment equity Act, No. 55 of 1998
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please kindly consider your application unsuccessful if not contacted 2 weeks after the closing date.

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