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FOR SAWMILLERS BY SAWMILLERS

22, May 2018 -

Saw Doctor Specialist - CHEP

Saw Doctor Specialist


Introduction
:

CHEP is a global provider of supply chain solutions serving the consumer goods, fresh food, beverage, manufacturing, automotive and retail sectors in more than 60 countries. We offer a wide range of logistics and operational platforms and support services that are designed to increase performance and lower risk, while protecting the environment.

CHEP has an exciting opportunity for a Saw Doctor Specialist in Creighton.  If you are physically fit and technically minded and enjoy practical, manual work and troubleshooting, this may be the opportunity you are looking for. 

Location:

Weatherboard, Creighton

Position Purpose:

  • Responsible for maintenance and repairing of all site Saws and a wide range of machines in the Saw shop.
  • Responsible for maintaining Zero harm principles, while providing product and service that meets or exceeds the internal and external customers' expectations using the most cost effective methods available.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work on handsaw, chain saw, band saws and including but not limited to circular saws
  • Repairing of all Sawmill saws
  • Sharpening and setting saws
  • Removing and replacing Saw blades
  • Welding tools and Saws
  • Straightening and stretching steel saw blades
  • Re-tipping of cross cut and circular blades (TCT)
  • Operating manual and computer controlled tools and equipment
  • Handle moving objects - use hands and arms to handle, install, position materials
  • Inspect equipment and structures - identify errors and defects on same and correct them
  • Physical activities - include inter alia; climbing, lifting, balancing etc
  • Information gathering- observe, receive and solicit information from different sources and analyse to further the work need
  • Repair and lubricate machines and equipment
  • Work with all supervisors to ensure maximum performance and efficiency.
  • Perform all administrative duties (reports: maintenance, timesheets, accidents, performance, training, environment, etc.)
  • Identify, recommend and/or implement changes designed to improve production procedures, equipment performance, working conditions and product quality to maximize the section's efficiency

  Qualifications:

  • Certification in Saw Doctoring or Apprentice in Saw Doctoring
  • Certificate in the technical field
  • Education: Secondary or High School

Experience:

  • 2-5 years of experience in production, manufacturing environment
  • Experience with formal safety programs, maintenance programs and knowledge of regulatory environment an asset
  • Experience in Sawmill environment will be an advantage

Contact Information:

If you are interested in applying for the above role, please send your updated CV in word format to CHEPMEARecruit@chep.com

Closing Date: 2 February 2018

Contact Sawmilling South Africa

  • Roy Southey - Executive Director
  • Email:  
  • Phone:  +27(44) 343 1720
  • Address:  P.O. Box 1118, Sedgefield, 6573
  • Send us a message