Tea Packline Technician

Our client, Bergendal Rooibos, currently has an exciting opportunity for a suitable person with an electrical and mechanical aptitude for the mechanical operation of sensitive packaging machines. This post reports to the Manager Tea Packaging and is located in the Citrusdal region.

Main Duties:

  • Operate various tea packing machines
  • Monitor machine operation and product quality
  • Report and inspect errors on machines
  • Basic general repairs using the internal system
  • Accurate maintenance of machines
  • Drawing of daily samples
  • Supervision of staff
  • Housekeeping in area of responsibility
  • Ensure compliance with Food Safety as well as Health and Safety rules


  • Grade 12 with an appropriate mechanical / electrical or relevant production qualification
  • 2 years’ experience in a similar manufacturing / packaging industry
  • Good people management skills
  • Mechanical plant
  • Able to work in a multi-discipline environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Be familiar with food quality standards
  • Focus on detail
  • Be prepared to work after hours

Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, inclusive of contact and email information
  • a covering letter motivating the application
  • an indication of current and expected remuneration
  • availability
  • contactable referees

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: 29 May 2020