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Sales and product service

Service Contract Technician

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a global leading supplier in equipment and tools, parts, service and technical solutions for the mining and infrastructure industries. Applications include rock drilling, rock cutting, loading, and hauling, tunnelling and quarrying. The focus lies on bringing value to customers through high-performing products that increase productivity and safety as well as to provide services and flexible maintenance programs that extend uptime and cut costs.

The Role

Provides technical support in mechanical maintenance. Maintains and improves machines and equipment to increase or maintain a high level of reliability, availability, cost efficiency and performance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Electrical Mechanical and Maintenance operations.

  • Preventive maintenance, perform corrective actions, support planning and preparation, monitors outcome, documentation (outcome, root cause, time, improvements).

  • Conduct Risk Assessments, Shift Reporting, and Incident Reporting.

  • Work in accordance with standard operating procedures.

  • Achievement of Key performance indicators.

  • Follow quality and cleanliness standards.

  • Communication of operational status and any deviations.

  • Safety and housekeeping (5S) requirements. Comply with all Safe operation practices.

  • Continuous improvements and development on a personal and operational level.

Profile Required

  • Grade 12 / N3 Technical Qualification / Equivalent Qualification

  • Section 13 Trade Certificate Millwright

  • Basic Computer literacy, Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • English proficiency

  • Must have Flameproof.

  • Must have Gas Testing

  • Relevant mining experience (5 years)

  • Underground mining environment in the production section

  • Will be required to work shifts and be away from home for the duration of the shift.

  • Need to be medically fit.

  • Will be required to work in a difficult mining environment.

  • Must have a valid Car driver's license.

  • Must have own transport.

  • MC 430 experience will be an advantage.

  • Scoop / Roof bolter / Feeder Breaker / Transformer / Switches experience will be an advantage.

  • Standby on weekends.

  • Live away from home.

Notice Period

Notice period on all positions is 20 working days from date of resignation, unless otherwise agreed to by managers.

How to apply

Please apply online through Workday (ESS) or access the Sandvik website www.home.sandvik/en/careers

Applications close: 31 August 2024

Please note that, should you not receive any response from us within 14 days, your application has been unsuccessful; we however thank you for your interest in our company. In Line with our EE Plan, HDSA (Historically disadvantaged South African) candidates will be given first preference.

Please note that you must be physically and medically fit to work in a mining environment including meeting all customer vaccination requirements. Attach vaccination certificate to application.

We offer an interesting role in an international business environment as well as opportunities for professional development. At Sandvik, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better environment for our employees, our business and, thereby, our customers.

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