Mechanic Vacancy

Position Title: Mechanic
Location CASE IH – Bothaville (Used Equipment)
Date posted 27 July 2021
Closing Date for Applications 03 August 2021
Reports to: Head: Used Equipment

Purpose of the job

Ensure a customer centric approach in the efficient and effective daily completion of the mechanical repairs and services whilst adhering to all health and safety guidelines.

Key areas of responsibility

  1. Ensure the efficient and effective daily completion of the mechanical repairs and services of used equipment whilst adhering to all health and safety guidelines
  2. Ensure proper appraisals of possible trade ins from the network.
  3. Ensure that all used equipment is always clean and in a 100% sellable condition.
  4. Ensure cleanliness and maintenance of the workplace (field and company premises) and designated company vehicles.
  5. Ensure professional and effective service to customers and the network.
  6. Ensure effective administration and record keeping of used equipment.

Knowledge and skills needed for the job

Minimum Required Education Grade 12 & Red Seal Mechanical Trade Test Certificate
Advantageous Divisional Specific Qualification

Previous Mechanical Repair experience

Related experience 3-5 years: Product related mechanical experience

1 year: Exposure to practice effective communication skills internal and external

1 year: Interactions and exposure in engaging with authority on snr levels

1 year: Computer Literacy

Working Environment

Health and Safety Risk Yes. Travelling on poor and dangerous road conditions.
Protective Clothing Yes. PPE and safety equipment as required.
Overtime Yes. As and when required.
Stand By Yes. As and when required.
Systems Related Knowledge MS Office, Programmable systems on Machines, Embrace (where applicable).
Potential career paths from this role – within division Product Support, Workshop foreman, Workshop Manager
Potential career path from this role – within group Product Support, Workshop foreman, Workshop Manager, Parts Specifier, Equipment Sales
Types of communication with Managers, Peers and Sub ordinates Mostly verbal to colleagues, sub-ordinates, manager.
Structured versus unstructured work
70 % Structured, 30 % Unstructured.
Impact of decisions on co-workers or company results Technical Decisions, could be high impact, COS consequences, unhappy customers.
Direct face to face discussions – internal Technical Decisions, could be high impact if wrong technical decisions are made.
External communication ability Technical communication to customers, Suppliers
Frequency and level of decision making Daily on technical matters related to specific jobs.
Other Stressors Parts availability, Incorrect parts, Pressurised environment from customers.
After appointment, how much on the job training / familiarisation is required to become competent in the role
6 Months
Level of problem solving  Technical problems.
Type of verbal / written communication Verbal and Written

How to apply?

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to email their CV to HR at no later than 03 August 2021 at 16h00.

  •  CNH Industrial Agriculture & Construction SA is an equal opportunity employer and all appointments will be aligned to the Company employment equity strategy.
  • Should we not contact you within 14 days of the closing date of this advert, kindly regard your application as unsuccessful.