Hulamin has an organizational culture that places great value on its shareholders, employees, communities, and key stakeholders with a clear understanding of the close connection between the value created for the health of these key stakeholders to that of the business. As such, Hulamin has committed to contributing to a new, sustainable economic order of South Africa that reflects the demographic reality of our country that addresses poverty, inequality, social injustice, and racism, and promotes broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE).

An exciting career opportunity exists for an accomplished Fitter based at the Hulamin Rolled Products in Pietermaritzburg. 

The core responsibilities of the position include:

  • Mechanical repair
  • Systematic Faultfinding
  • Planned maintenance work
  • Identifying maintenance related tasks
  • Problem solving and solution implementation
  • Support planning system and work shift if necessary.
  • Ensuring good SHE and BBS practices and housekeeping 
  • Technical report writing and administrative duties
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to improve Department effectiveness.
  • Maintenance to all department chocks and roll grinders

The requirements for the position include:

  • N4 or higher qualification
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience
  • A recognized apprenticeship and trade test
  • Reading and understanding engineering, hydraulic and pneumatic drawings
  • Carrying out systematic faultfinding on hydraulic, and all other mechanical equipment
  • Good working knowledge of different types of pumps, bearings, gearboxes, lifting equipment, lubrication systems and their applications
  • Apply structured problem solving techniques to find root causes
  • Apply mechanical discipline with regard to Engineering and Operations requirements
  • Knowledge of basic computer applications-BES and Maximo
  • Preparedness to work overtime
  • Self-confidence with excellent communication skills and a proactive approach to challenges is essential for this position. 
  • Preferably a candidate with experience in aluminum processing equipment.
  • In-depth understanding of fitment ,measurements and care of all relevant bearings 

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply for this exciting opportunity by submitting their CV to

Closing Date: Friday, 07 April 2023

“Candidates who do not receive any correspondence within 1 month after the closing date may assume that their 
applications were unsuccessful and are hereby thanked for applying.