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Mould and Forklift Controller

  • Full Time
  • Midrand
  • Market Related USD / Year
  • Salary: Market Related

Our Moulds and Forklifts are a critical component to the manufacturing and material handling processes. They require the necessary level of care to ensure our plants can run continuously. New equipment, whether operated or not, starts decaying immediately, unlike living beings. Maintenance needs to be the life force behind our plant and equipments’ specific physical existence with the aim of giving it renewability and sustainability, whether from wear and tear or damage.

We will measure our effectiveness using plant and equipment availability.

Critical Success Factors

  • Cleaning and inspecting moulds before and after production.
  • Doing general inspections within a given time period.
  • Working with the production team to ensure the correct mould is installed and set up correctly in the machine by following the correct process
  • Recording mould life events and cycles and communicating major events quickly and efficiently.
  • Executing refurbishment or repair of moulds when required
  • Working with forklift operators to train and educate on the importance of daily care
  • Doing small repair tasks and communicating with suppliers when issues arise
  • Cleaning and inspecting forklifts
  • Maintain good supplier relationships
  • Oversee work done on site and sign off on completed work

Skills and Qualifications

  • Matric/Technical Diploma
  • Computer Literate
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Forklift Technician Experience
  • Forklift Operators Licence
  • Front End Loader Operators Licence
  • Knowledge of relevant health and safety policies and procedures
  • Active listening skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Good time management


  • Experience operating with forklifts or other fleet
  • Experience working on mechanical repairs
  • Experience diagnosing or understanding auto mechanical or electrical faults