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Trainee Packaging Machine Technician

The Programme 

Ensure packing machines are correctly allocated and utilized to meet production requirements – Change over bag-maker and Ishida when required and ensure sufficient materials are available for production requirements. 

What You Will Do 

  • Ensure required efficiencies are maintained. 
  • Identify areas of waste and inefficiency within the production process and suggest remedies to improve yield and efficiencies. 
  • Minimize film waste. 
  • Ensure that all equipment is properly maintained by monitoring and informing engineering and by carrying out minor repairs on packaging equipment. 
  • Ensure that quality control audits are carried out and relevant reports completed. 
  • Maintain good housekeeping and food safety standards in order to ensure AIB, CRP and Safety compliance. 
  • Maintain safety standards through safe operating practices in order to avoid accidents and ensure a safe working environment. 
  • Uphold and maintain ISO 14001 conformance by actively supporting the site Environmental Management System in order to obtain certification. 
  • Carry out IPS systems procedures. 
  • Assist with boil out procedures. 
  • Ensure line balancing at all times.
  • Assist in fault-finding and problem solving activities within the context and complexity of the manufacturing process in order to ensure maximum uptime and line efficiency.  

Required Skills and Abilities 

  • Related tertiary qualification. 
  • Grade 12 or equivalent. 
  • Literate, numerate and confident in the use of panel view computer screens. 
  • Working knowledge and understanding of all control systems, including PLC’s. 
  • IPS. 
  • Knowledge of quality control specifications and techniques. 
  • Information systems - Ability to track information and understand line efficiencies and the factors that influence this. 
Closed a year ago
Closed a year ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    All Disciplines

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    South Africa (South

  • Closing Date:15th Dec 2020, 6:00 pm


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