LPSA - Sheet Metal Fabricator - Port Elizabeth

Technical Requirements:

  • The following minimum requirements are essential
  • A recognised trade diploma
  • Applicant must be experienced in the use of Guillotine and Bending Brake machines
  • The ability to fabricate sheet metal products to a 0.5mm accuracy
  • MIG, TIG and Arc welding of 1.5 – 3mm 3CR12, 304,316 Stainless Steel as well as ElectroGalv and Mild Steel
  • Sheet metal finishing, polishing and preparation for painting
  • Be able to work unsupervised
  • A minimum of 10 years post apprenticeship experience

Personal Requirements:

  • Must have own reliable transport
  • Be of sober habits
  • Have good housekeeping habits
  • Be self-motivated and disciplined
  • Be prepared to work overtime if required

Sentratek Holdings - Data Capturer (Temp) - Port Elizabeth

We are seeking one exceptional, highly motivated and hard-working individual to join our company. The successful candidate should have solid Customer Service Administration and or Supply Chain background, with excellent ICT skills. As the first point of contact for clients and internal customers, presentation, strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential.

Key Performance Areas

  • Direct liaison between the business administrators and other departments.
  • Receiving, processing and distribution of all customer orders placed.
  • Generating Purchase notes and returns.
  • Manage the receiving and dispatching of all products from suppliers and maintain all related documents.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with business administrators to jointly satisfy the divisional demands and ensure that admin deadlines are met.
  • Provide regular feedback to the internal team.

 Personal Attributes

  • Presentable with excellent communication and coordinating skills
  • Ability to produce accurate results within prescribed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure and put in longer than standard hours if required.
  • Ability to work independently but be a team player
  • Must enjoy problem solving and trouble shooting
  • Positive, self-motivated and confident approach to work and colleagues
  • Strong administrative and customer service skills with attention to detail, will be essential

Experience and Qualifications

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • 2 years relevant experience within a Customer Service and or Logistical environment.
  • Experience within a Chemical environment would be advantageous
  • Fluent in Afrikaans and English (Read, Write and Verbal)
  • Honest, healthy and reliable

Computer Literacy

  • Pastel V17 essential.
  • Intermediate knowledge in MS Office (Excel and Word)
  • Basic Accounting Principles would be advantageous

Package Offered

This position will attract a Market Related salary according to qualification and experience gained.
The company is an Equal opportunity employer and retains the right to choose candidates in its sole discretion and or not to make any appointments

Please e-mail Petro Jacobs your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT group and grow together.

Sentratek Holdings – Water Treatment Service Technician – Port Elizabeth

The Water Treatment Service Technician will be responsible for maintaining and repairing water treatment equipment. It will also include taking measurements of water quality and making adjustments to the chemicals used to make water potable and safe.  

Key Performance Areas

  • Maintain and repair the treatment plant systems.
  • Inspect, service and repair components of the water treatment plant including RO Plants water softeners, pre-filtration, repair pipes, water storage vessels, chemical treatment equipment controls, circulation pumps, boilers, cooling towers, condensers and valves.
  • Prepare work orders for servicing and repairs.
  • Provide feedback to management through using effective communication channels.
  • Take responsibility for client requirements regarding water treatment sales.
  • Manage tasks set-out by management for client projects within prescribed deadlines.
  • Understanding of cost management principles, making sure no money is wasted on purchase of goods.
  • Basic understanding chemical stock management.
  • Develop new business opportunities on site, by “keeping eyes open” to opportunities.
  • Develop and implement personalised signage on clients premises.
  • Ensure all chemicals have spec sheets.
  • Keep clients dosing stations, Softener Plant etc. in good order, including clean and tidy
  • Always focus on customer service and satisfaction.
  • Ensure all Water tests & Reports are kept up to date daily / weekly.
  • Maintain the company’s image, by being professional at all times.

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to produce accurate results within prescribed deadlines
  • Neatness in work put forward essential
  • Passion for the business
  • Results driven, positive and professional disposition
  • Client service skills and customer approach
  • Willingness to get hands dirty essential
  • Excellent Interpersonal; verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to write/complete technical reports
  • Problem Solving and troubleshooting skills essential
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Positive, confident approach to work and colleagues
  • Team player approach
  • Honest and reliable
  • Self-Motivated
  • Sober Habits

Technical Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of water treatment products and equipment
  • Technical skills (working with your hands)
  • Problem solving and trouble shooting skills critical
  • Ability to lift, pull and manage equipment, objects or chemical products
  • Ability to work in different weather conditions.

Experience and Qualifications

  • 2 years’ experience in Chemical or Mechanical in Water Treatment Industry (Experience in both will be advantageous)
  • Basic water chemistry knowledge
  • Technical minded
  • N.S.C. (Matric) or N3
  • Drivers Licence 08 essential
  • Fork lift licence advantages
  • Electrical understanding not required but will be advantageous
  • Good safety awareness

Package Offered

This position will attract a Market Related salary according to qualification and experience gained.
The company is an Equal opportunity employer and retains the right to choose candidates in its sole discretion and or not to make any appointments

Please e-mail Petro Jacobs your contact details and abridged resume should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT group and grow together

Sentratek Limitada - Technical Support Manager - Food and Beverage Hygiene Chemicals - Mozambique (Maputo)

The job purpose is to ensure that the Sentratek chemical and service offering to the client performs its intended function and meets or exceeds the quality and hygiene performance guarantees embodied in the supply contracts.

Continually review products systems and processes used to apply the chemical cleaning products with the view to cost reduction without impacting negatively on performance.
Assist site operations managers with troubleshooting and hygiene related problem solving.

Reporting to:

Managing Director Sentratek Mozambique


Key Relationships:

Interact with:

Purpose of interaction:


Technical Director (SA)
Chemical / Water Division GM’s (SA)
Client Technical Directors
Sentratek Ops Managers
Client QA Managers

Technical issues and solutions
Client relationship management / system implementation and trouble shooting
Hygiene Solution Development
Providing Leadership in all technical aspects of the business on client
Become part of team that drives quality

Key Performance Areas: 

Customer Relationship Management

  • Build relationships with the Technical and QA managers of all major customer groups
  • Hold regular client meetings to monitor performance, discuss improvement opportunities and resolve issues
  • Provide frontline technical troubleshooting for customers and manage the customer technical feedback and reporting systems in accordance with their requirement

Business Development

  • To provide assistance to the sales force with regards to chemical hygiene solutions for new clients


  • Conduct operational staff technical training and technical SOP training


  • As per assigned Group Mandates


  • Local reporting will be directly to local MD and RSA based client relationships managers.

Personal Attributes

  • Must be 100% bilingual English and Portuguese.
  • Must be willing to be based in Maputo (Mozambique)
  • Must be capable of dealing at all levels of management Good Interpersonal and Communication skills (Verbal and Written) (English)

Drive for results

  • Self-motivated and goal orientated
  • Is action and result oriented
  • Steadfastly pushes self and others for results
  • Consistently achieves results even under adverse circumstances

Functional / Technical Skills

  • Possess a tertiary technical qualification in chemistry / microbiology with a minim of 5 years’ experience in the field of chemical hygiene in a food and beverage environment
  • Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to improve chemical hygiene systems in a brewery or soft drink production environment
  • Good knowledge of Bottle washing, CIP and Conveyor lubrication and production processes with the Beverage Industry essential
  • Water Treatment knowledge and or experience and added advantage.

Computer Literacy

  • Basic MS Office Excel and Word is essential and ability to use Power Point will be advantageous
  • Design Program is not a requirement, however, will be added advantageous

Package Offered:

This position will attract a Market Related salary according to qualification and experience gained.

T-Craft - Aluminium Welders - Port Elizabeth

T-Craft a division within the OLM Group requires Tig- Mig Aluminium Welders to work at our Perseverance-based Yard.

The following would be the requirements that would motivate an interview request.

Experience and Qualifications:

The following will be advantageous to any applicant

These are considered a guideline while attitude, aptitude and practical and commercial experience are the primary alignments factors driving this position.

  • Proven Proficiency in Aluminium TIG / MIG welding
  • Weld coding and experience in Aluminium Boatbuilding would be advantageous
  • Sheet-metal and Fabrication experience
  • Having worked in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Working Knowledge of All relevant safety codes
  • Ability to read and understand production drawings

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to drive Weld and Quality standards to World Class level
  • Healthy, Positive and Self-motivated individual  
  • Practical and Technical person with Sober Habits
  • Good communication and writing skills
  • Willingness, initiative and ability to solve fabrication problems as they occur
  • Ability to work to systems

Computer Literacy:

  • MS Windows Office

Package Offered:

A competitive package will be made available to qualifying candidates based on experience and qualification.

Starting Date: ASAP

Please e-mail your contact details and abridged CV should you believe that you have what it takes to join the OFT Group and assist us to grow together.