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Semi Skilled Motor Operator

GautengSouth Africa
5 days ago0 Applicants
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  • Responsible for stacking laminations of the Stator Frame, Cage Rotor, and final assembly of traction motors
  • Main activities are mechanical fitting, as well as some ARC Welding.
  • Perform complete assemblies to the specified Quality, Cost, and Delivery requirements.
  • Mechanical Fitting 80%; Arc Welding cast iron (MIG) 20%.



  • Stacking laminations on cage rotor and stator frame.
  • Able to follow instructions when operating the machines. Oven settings/lamination presser/brazing machines.
  • Fit and assemble all parts/items following the technical WIS & Special process requirements.
  • Welding blocking segments according to the technical instructions & Special process specifications
  • Certain of the activities entail:
  • Lamination stacking and hot product expanding/shrinking.
  • Alignment of the copper bars on the cage rotor and cleaning bars and rings with a metal brush.
  • Preparation (alignment/cleaning) and quenching.
  • Perform balancing on the assembled cage rotor using the machine.
  • Repair non-conformities (geometry, visual aspect of the criteria) by following the prescribed repair specification.
  • Perform self-inspections for quality checks.
  • Adhere to continuous improvement processes and teamwork.
  • Reporting any problems to your direct supervisor/EPU manager for assistance.
  • Performing other duties as requested by the EPU manager.
  • Detecting and anticipating simple manufacturing anomalies, as well as more complex defects.



  • Grade 12 with Mathematics and Science or N3 Certificate with technical Mathematics and Science
  • An accredited (TETA, MERSETA, etc.) welding course certificate / semi-skilled welder.
  • +-3 years’ experience in welding industrial methods or in a welding workshop, as well as work experience in mechanical fitting.
  • Knowledge of welding processes & principles
  • Basic knowledge of the properties of metals (mild steel – ref: & stainless steel – ref 304L)
  • Perform the first level of inspection on all machines /hand tools & lifting equipment before use.
  • Ability to operate an overhead crane for assembly operations and move the product with a pallet stacker.
  • Ability to operate power tools, lifting equipment, drill machines, portable grinders, and other hand tools related to the job requirement.
  • Ability to read, interpret and apply technical drawings (work instructions, welding parameters, safety instructions, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of EN/ISO welding standards (EN ISO 9606-1, EN 15085, ISO 3834) is an added advantage
  • Familiar / experienced with the use of jigs & fixtures

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be physically fit with good eyesight and hearing.
  • Must be able to work shifts and overtime when required.
  • Can assemble components with the desired levels of quality.
  • Ability to use basic hand tools and crane usage.
  • Ability to read and follow assembly instructions.
  • Should be technically minded and practical.
  • Good Interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) (English).
  • Concentration, rigor, sense of responsibility/organization, motivation, dexterity, autonomy, curiosity about learning the job, respect for instructions, professional conscience, and team spirit.
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