Process Technician

Department: Ramsay Motor components

Ramsay motor components would like to offer the opportunity to all employees who meet the requirements for the position that is available to apply.

Job Requirements and Experience

  • Grade 12
  • 2+ years’ minimum relative experience.
  • N6 / N Dip / B-tech Mechanical / Electrical / Mechatronic Engineering
  • Experience in manufacturing process control.

Technical skills and specialist knowledge: 

  • Proficiency in problem solving and troubleshooting methodologies.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes and equipment.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong technical and mechanical aptitude.
  • Effective communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications.
  • Intermediate Computer Skills (MS Office)

Basic Function:

Responsible for overseeing and optimizing production processes and ensuring they are operating according to the defined standard. The role involves monitoring, adjusting, and maintaining process equipment, troubleshooting issues, and collaborating with process, quality, tooling, projects, maintenance and production teams to implement process improvements.

  • Documentation Control
  • Collaboration
  • Process Monitoring and Control
  • Process Improvement
  • Problem Solving
  • People Development & Training

 Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Documentation Control
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of PI’s, WI’s, FMEA’s, Process Check Sheets.
    • Train Shift Leaders according to standardized documents.
    • Prepare reports on production performance, process deviations, and improvement efforts.
    • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and standard operating procedures (SOPs).


    • Work closely with cross-functional teams.
    • Collaborate with process, quality, tooling, maintenance, projects and production teams for ongoing support and troubleshooting.

 Process Monitoring and Control:

    • Operate and monitor production machinery and equipment.
    • Ensure production processes adhere to established standards and specifications.
    • Adjust machine settings and parameters to maintain optimal performance.
    • Complete daily Process Checks

 Process Improvement:

    • Analyze production data to identify areas for improvement (ME, TQM).
    • Collaborate with process, quality, tooling, maintenance, projects and production teams to develop and implement process improvements.
    • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives such as A3 Problem Solving, Gemba Walks, Kaizen, 5S, Total Quality Management, Manufacturing Excellence Program, Hoshin Kanri.
    • Use statistical and financial data to justify Kaizens

 Problem Solving:

    • Identify and analyze production issues, determining their root causes.
    • Develop and implement effective solutions to resolve production problems promptly.
    • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to address complex issues.
    • Continuously seek opportunities to anticipate and prevent potential problems.

 People Development & Training:

    • Train shift leaders on new processes
    • Develop and mentor students and interns
    • Self-development of engineering skills
    • Train and support production staff on proper use of equipment and adherence to processes.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to team members.                                                                                                                        


Preference will be given to employees from the designated groups in line with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act, No 55 of 1998 and any amendments thereto, Ramsay Motor Components Internal Recruitment Policy as well as the Employment Equity Plan.

NB: If applicants have not received a response two weeks after the closing date, please accept that your applications have not been successful.




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