LPSA - Sheet Metal Fabricator - Port Elizabeth

Technical Requirements:

  • The following minimum requirements are essential
  • A recognised trade diploma
  • Applicant must be experienced in the use of Guillotine and Bending Brake machines
  • The ability to fabricate sheet metal products to a 0.5mm accuracy
  • MIG, TIG and Arc welding of 1.5 – 3mm 3CR12, 304,316 Stainless Steel as well as ElectroGalv and Mild Steel
  • Sheet metal finishing, polishing and preparation for painting
  • Be able to work unsupervised
  • A minimum of 10 years post apprenticeship experience

Personal Requirements:

  • Must have own reliable transport
  • Be of sober habits
  • Have good housekeeping habits
  • Be self-motivated and disciplined
  • Be prepared to work overtime if required

Sentratek Engineering - Driver - Namibia(Windhoek)

Responsible for all Logistics and Warehouse related activities as set out by the Warehouse & Logistics Manager.

As a Driver, you will be primarily responsible for the delivery of chemicals and ancillary equipment, however you will also perform other warehouse duties which include preventative maintenance, inventory of chemicals, receiving incoming shipments, organizing the warehouse for safe and efficient storage, operating of chemical manufacturing and transfer equipment as well as up-keeping the warehouse grounds

Key Performance Areas

  • Ensure service vehicle is clean, tidy and presentable, warranted, registered and safe to drive
  • Responsible for safe operation and preventative maintenance of any type of vehicle used to deliver chemicals to customers, plants and/or warehouse locations
  • Willingness to ensure that deliveries at non-standard times (after hours, weekends, public holidays) if and when required due to operational requirements
  • Prepare and inspect semi-bulk tanks prior to filling
  • Adhere to company and customer Occupational Health & Safety policies, procedures and rules and follow safe work practices
  • Complete required paperwork in accordance with the purpose of insuring product delivery-chain of custody-invoicing
  • Manage the inventory in the warehouse; paying close attention to product life cycle (FIFO), shelf life, proper labelling and traceability (batch codes)
  • Responsible for the unloading and loading of bulk shipments of raw materials and finished products
  • Controlling and checking of all goods and completing relevant paperwork
  • Complete required paperwork in accordance with the purpose of insuring product chain of custody
  • Maintain equipment, routine servicing, insure preventative maintenance and keeping equipment clean to ensure it is maintained in good operating condition 
  • Operates forklift for the purpose of moving, repackaging, loading and unloading containers of product, assists with upkeep of district warehouse facilities (Fork Lift License required)
  • Ensure constant awareness of chemical safety and the measures to take in the event of bodily contact or spills
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment, work safely and adhere to all site Health & Safety requirements
  • Perform blending of approved product according to strict written instructions
  • Ensure accurate recording of items and quantities on Manufacturing Orders
  • Sample product for Quality Control Lab approval
  • Ensure proper Quality Analysis is carried out on manufactured products
  • Operate fluid pumping equipment for the purpose of dispensing product into required containers
  • Maintain good housekeeping
  • Participate in physical inventory checking (stock taking)
  • Promptly report every incident, accident, injury or potential near miss to Management

Personal Attributes

  • Good knowledge of the English Language both in speaking and writing
  • Good Interpersonal skills and team player approach
  • Positive attitude, high energy and motivational levels
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills will be advantageous
  • Presentable and confident at all times
  • Excellent Time management skills
  • Honest
  • Accurate


Technical Knowledge and Skills

  • Basic knowledge of warehouse operations
  • Basic technical/ equipment service skills
  • Liaising with customers when attending to deliveries
  • Medically fit to move heavy equipment / products up to 35kg (e.g. polycans)
  • Ability to frequently kneel, bend, squat and work in tight spaces and at heights
  • Knowledge of chemical products and equipment (advantageous)
  • Knowledge of the roads /maps in the area
  • Safe driving record
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations related to driving essential
  • Skills in minor vehicle repair will be advantages
  • Able to execute instructions
  • Sober Habits

Experience and Qualifications

  • 2-3 years’ experience as a driver and assisting with stores functions (chemical Industry experience will be advantageous).
  • Secondary school education or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License Code C1 essential (no limitations)
  • PA license for categories “G” (Goods) and “D” (Dangerous Goods) is essential
  • Fork lift license advantageous
  • Good safety awareness

Package Offered

This position will attract a Market Related salary according to qualification and experience gained.
The company is an Equal opportunity employer and retains the right to choose candidates in its sole discretion and or not to make any appointments

Please e-mail Chantal de Vries your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT group and grow together

Sentratek Limitada - Technical Support Manager - Food and Beverage Hygiene Chemicals - Mozambique (Maputo)

The job purpose is to ensure that the Sentratek chemical and service offering to the client performs its intended function and meets or exceeds the quality and hygiene performance guarantees embodied in the supply contracts.

Continually review products systems and processes used to apply the chemical cleaning products with the view to cost reduction without impacting negatively on performance.
Assist site operations managers with troubleshooting and hygiene related problem solving.

Reporting to:

Managing Director Sentratek Mozambique


Key Relationships:

Interact with:

Purpose of interaction:


Technical Director (SA)
Chemical / Water Division GM’s (SA)
Client Technical Directors
Sentratek Ops Managers
Client QA Managers

Technical issues and solutions
Client relationship management / system implementation and trouble shooting
Hygiene Solution Development
Providing Leadership in all technical aspects of the business on client
Become part of team that drives quality

Key Performance Areas: 

Customer Relationship Management

  • Build relationships with the Technical and QA managers of all major customer groups
  • Hold regular client meetings to monitor performance, discuss improvement opportunities and resolve issues
  • Provide frontline technical troubleshooting for customers and manage the customer technical feedback and reporting systems in accordance with their requirement

Business Development

  • To provide assistance to the sales force with regards to chemical hygiene solutions for new clients


  • Conduct operational staff technical training and technical SOP training


  • As per assigned Group Mandates


  • Local reporting will be directly to local MD and RSA based client relationships managers.

Personal Attributes

  • Must be 100% bilingual English and Portuguese.
  • Must be willing to be based in Maputo (Mozambique)
  • Must be capable of dealing at all levels of management Good Interpersonal and Communication skills (Verbal and Written) (English)

Drive for results

  • Self-motivated and goal orientated
  • Is action and result oriented
  • Steadfastly pushes self and others for results
  • Consistently achieves results even under adverse circumstances

Functional / Technical Skills

  • Possess a tertiary technical qualification in chemistry / microbiology with a minim of 5 years’ experience in the field of chemical hygiene in a food and beverage environment
  • Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to improve chemical hygiene systems in a brewery or soft drink production environment
  • Good knowledge of Bottle washing, CIP and Conveyor lubrication and production processes with the Beverage Industry essential
  • Water Treatment knowledge and or experience and added advantage.

Computer Literacy

  • Basic MS Office Excel and Word is essential and ability to use Power Point will be advantageous
  • Design Program is not a requirement, however, will be added advantageous

Package Offered:

This position will attract a Market Related salary according to qualification and experience gained.

T-Craft - Aluminium Welders - Port Elizabeth

T-Craft a division within the OLM Group requires Tig- Mig Aluminium Welders to work at our Perseverance-based Yard.

The following would be the requirements that would motivate an interview request.

Experience and Qualifications:

The following will be advantageous to any applicant

These are considered a guideline while attitude, aptitude and practical and commercial experience are the primary alignments factors driving this position.

  • Proven Proficiency in Aluminium TIG / MIG welding
  • Weld coding and experience in Aluminium Boatbuilding would be advantageous
  • Sheet-metal and Fabrication experience
  • Having worked in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Working Knowledge of All relevant safety codes
  • Ability to read and understand production drawings

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to drive Weld and Quality standards to World Class level
  • Healthy, Positive and Self-motivated individual  
  • Practical and Technical person with Sober Habits
  • Good communication and writing skills
  • Willingness, initiative and ability to solve fabrication problems as they occur
  • Ability to work to systems

Computer Literacy:

  • MS Windows Office

Package Offered:

A competitive package will be made available to qualifying candidates based on experience and qualification.

Starting Date: ASAP

Please e-mail your contact details and abridged CV should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT Group and assist us to grow together.