Expired on: Mar 1, 2024
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Johannesburg

Job Title: IS Operator

Grade: P12

Purpose of the Role:

 To operate a bottle forming machine in order to produce quality glass containers

Key Performance Areas:

  • Operate and process control of the IS machine
  • Implement daily routines as prescribed by the business
  • Carry out swabbing of mould equipment at set intervals to lubricate tools, keep them running and minimise defects
  • Carry out bottle weight checks at set intervals
  • Conduct defect analysis (gauging and visual) and make necessary adjustments to maintain and improve quality
  • Maintain temperatures of mould equipment
  • Carry out blanks, mould & finish changes and record reason therefor
  • Conduct root cause analysis
  • Perform general housekeeping for designated areas, and for tools and storage area
  • Store tools/equipment in allocated positions in accordance with rules
  • Assist with breakdown repairs
  • Participate in job changes on maintenance days
  • Hot end input
  • Fix defects as per cold losses
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders at all times to maintain quality production
  • Change forming variables, tools, and delivery equipment
  • Record section jam ups, dead-plate/transfer covers, cleaning defects found on set checks and capture data on IAFIS
  • Clearing PPC Alarms
  • Comply with Safety Rules

Qualifications & Experience:

  • N3 Engineering preferably mechanical
  • At least 18 months glass forming experience
  • Computer literacy


  • Attention to detail
  • Organised self-starter
  • Discipline
  • Service oriented
  • Ability to follow rules
  • Ability to communicate

Additional Information:

  • Consideration will be given to Isanti’s EE goals
  • Appointment is subject to qualifications and integrity checks
  • If you don’t hear from us within 60 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful

To Apply:

Please submit applications by filling in the form


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