Government Vacancies -MOULD CONTROLLER (PTN)-Government jobs in Pinetown

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An industry leader in the plastic packaging industry, based in Pinetown, has a vacancy for a skilled toolmaker artisan to join their team and take on the responsibility of Mould Controller.  This position will be ideal for a semi-retired individual who is eager to continue using and sharing the knowledge and expertise gained over many years in the industry. 


The successful candidate will be someone who:

– is a passionate perfectionist

– is meticulous in the execution of all the duties and responsibilities required of the role

– has good leadership ability and enjoys motivating and mentoring junior artisans

– enjoys being hands-on and has a positive ‘can-do’ attitude

– is energetic and self-motivated

– is able to manage mutiple responsibilities simultaneously

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Able to conduct all Minor services on moulds (pins and bushes, o-ring and gasket replacement, sandblasting and minor cutting edge repairs)


  • Draining, Cleaning and lubricating of moulds after being run in production.


  • Cleaning of vent channels of the moulds.  


  • Ensure moulds are stored correctly on the shelves.


  • Ensure each mould gets to the production floor on time for mould change as per the production plan.


  • Make sure that the mould handover between the mould store and production happens and documentation is kept.  


  • Ensure moulds are cleared from the production floor within 24 hours after the mould change has taken place.


  • Properly maintaining service records of each mould set.


  • Controlling mould spares such as O-rings and pins and bushes per mould set.


  • Housekeeping of the mould store.


  • Ordering of necessary tools for the mould store when necessary and liaising with Processing Specialist. Mould     consumable inventory to be kept for each mould set.


  • In charge of strapping moulds and mould transport for moulds that need to be sent away for service or repairs.


  • Receiving moulds back into the store from trucks or courier and ensuring mould is in good condition.


  • Actively ensuring that all moulds are serviced, cared for and maintained appropriately.


  • Able to do Neck changes in the mould store prior to the relevant production runs.


Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Possession of a N4 Mechanical Eng. With workshop or tool room experience


  • Must have Manufacturing Maintenance experience.


  • Not less than 5 years maintenance experience in FMCG or similar production environment.


  • Injection or Blowmoulding maintenance experience advantageous.

Package & Remuneration

R16 – 18K basic plus benefits


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