Feb 19, 2021

Diesel Mechanic

  • RCL Foods Limited
  • Midrand, South Africa
Full time Automotive

Job Description

Reference Number RCL210209-3

Job Description
RCL FOODS is currently searching for a Diesel Mechanic to join the Vector Logistics team based at our Mid – Rand depot. The role reports to the Workshop Manager and requires an expert Diesel Mechanic with strong experience.

The purpose of the role is to diagnose problems, make appropriate repairs, provide on-going maintenance and conduct periodic testing to ensure vehicles run smoothly and safely.

Minimum Requirements
Trade tested: Diesel Mechanic
5 - 8 years’ experience post receiving qualification
Strong experience working on trucks with refrigeration units will be advantageous
Knowledge of Safety, Health, Environment, Risk and Quality
Ability to work independently
Must have supervisory skills
Code E or EC drivers’ licence will be advantageous

Duties & Responsibilities
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
Maintain engines to meet government standards of emission and other pollutants.
Troubleshoot engine performance problems and make recommendations for repair or replacement.
Depending on the severity of the issue, repair the vehicle in the workshop or send it out to the contracted service centre.
Conduct annual and routine testing and maintenance of the diesel vehicles.
Implementation of Safety Health Environment, Risk and Quality (SHEQ)
Implement and comply with health and safety procedures.
Ensure that documentation required within the Total Integrated Management System (TIMS), is applied consistently within scope of function.

Stock Control
Complete a spares requisition once spares have been drawn from stores in order to have the buyer procure and replenish stock.
Assistant Guidance
Guide, train and coordinate the functions of the technical assistant.

Effective Teamwork and Self-Management
Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management in terms of planning and prioritising, and self-development.
Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of work are consistently and accurately maintained.
Inform relevant parties in the event of tasks or deadlines not met, the potential risks thereof and provide appropriate resolution.
Manage colleagues and employees’ expectations and communicate appropriately.
Demonstrate willingness to help others and “go the extra mile” to meet team targets and objectives.

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