Artisan Fitter

Illovo Sugar (Malawi) Plc

Illovo Sugar (Malawi) plc – Dwangwa Estate, situated 60 Kilometers north of Nkhota-kota District invites applications from suitably qualified applicants to fill the above Artisan Fitter position in the Agriculture Division (External Services Section).

Applicants will need to meet or exceed the following entry requirements:

  • Tevet Certificate Level 3 or Grade 1 National Trade Test Certificate in General Fitting.
  • At least 3 years hands-on working experience in a busy industry.
  • Should have undergone a 3 year indentured apprenticeship training programme.

Reporting to the Chargehand, the successful candidates will among other things be accountable and responsible for the following:

  • Repairing of ALL irrigation and domestic water pumps, gearboxes and mechanical equipment for irrigation section.
  • Assembling and installing of Irrigation pumps.
  • Uncoupling and dismantling of pumps for preventive maintenance.
  • Ensuring that all pump stuffing boxes are properly repacked.
  • Using correct and standard tools, align pumps and motors to set standards,
  • Do installation and maintenance of high clearance centre pivots, pivot pumps and suction pipes.
  • Draining out dirty oil from diesel pumps and replacing with new oil.
  • Maintaining the irrigation priming pumps.

In return the company offers an attractive remuneration package commensurate with this position. If you meet the above mentioned requirements and would like to be considered for this position, please send your application along with a detailed CV with three traceable referees to;

The Human Resources Manager, Illovo Sugar (Malawi) Plc, P.O. Box 46, DWANGVVA
Or email to: DwangwaCorporateMail@illovo.co.za. Closing date for all applications is Friday 13th September, 2019.