DRAKE INTERNATIONAL:Process Control Operator Opportunity

Job description

Essential requirements:

Completed National Diploma in a technical field – Essential

Two years’ experience as a skilled operator working in a manufacturing environment

Strong mechanical/technical aptitude

Experience gained in a firing/heating process environment (kilns, furnaces) will be an advantage.

High accuracy and attention to detail

Ability to identify and appropriately respond to abnormal situations through the monitoring of kiln process controls and equipment

The ability to read and accurately interpret documents such as operating instructions and procedures manuals

Computer literate – Microsoft Office on at least basic level

Good communication skills (coherent, concise, concrete) both verbal and written

Quality and continuous improvement orientation

Highly flexible

Must have no constraints to work shifts through week ends and public holidays

Reliable transport is essential


Maintain the correct conditions in the kilns through computerised process control systems.

Monitor controls and take immediate action to correct abnormal conditions.

Physically inspect the condition of the kilns and burners at regular intervals

Maintain graphs and statistics by taking hourly readings from kiln control instruments and related equipment and recording them accurately on control sheets and process control charts.

Operate the transfer car for loading and unloading kiln cars in/out of the kilns.

Do daily kiln and transfer car maintenance, MMOL and 5-S activity.

Preparation of the kilns for the next firing cycle.

Liaise with supervisor as required.

Monitor and record gas deliveries

Adhere to all environmental, health and safety responsibilities.

Fire fighter responsibility

First aider responsibility

To make application phone Veronica between 8am and 12am on 021 425 3300 for an initial telephonic screening. All CVs will be deleted.

Posted on 13 Mar 08:06

Contact details
+27 21 425 3300

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