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Job Description


Monteith Trust, an established fruit farm, (Apples, Pears) currently requires a qualified diesel mechanic, in the Grabouw area. This is a permanent position, linked to a fair trial period and a competitive remuneration package.


The mechanic will be responsible for the day’s management of the workshop team and tasks, as well as the technical and practical execution of all workshop work. The person will report to the Senior Support Services Manager who is responsible for all the overall planning, budgeting, systems and management.
The features include:
• Maintenance of all machinery and equipment. This includes the service of 55 tractors, their sprayer carts and other farm equipment
• Repair of daily breakages
• Fabrication of steel works as required
• Make inquiries with technical service providers regarding specialist work
• Team lead on day to day basis
• Inventory management
• Jobcard system
• General cleanliness of the workshop


• Must be a qualified diesel mechanic
• At least 10 years of work experience on farm implements or farm workshop
• Manufacturing experience would be beneficial
• Must be able to work independently
• Must be able to read and write Afrikaans or English
• Must have a practical, planned, and resourceful approach.
• Must maintain discipline and be able to provide technical guidance to a small team
• Must be willing to work after hours and on weekends if required

Address your CV to The Personnel Manager, PO Box 82, GRABOUW, 7160 Count. (021) 849 8733 or email: [email protected] If you have not received a response within three weeks of the closing date, you can assume that your application was unsuccessful.

Closing date: Friday, 31 May 2024