Millwright - Shatterprufe (Struandale)

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Date: 23 Mar 2024

Location: EC, ZA

Company: PG Group

Shatterprufe® is the leading manufacturer and distributor of OE Auto and aftermarket replacement glass products. The company manufactures genuine Shatterprufe® laminated windscreens and Armourplate® toughened automotive safety glass products. Three automotive glass plants manufacture over 4 million pieces of laminated and toughened glass a year for customers worldwide. Shatterprufe® products are installed by Original Motor manufacturers in Southern Africa.

Main job purpose

To support manufacturing site during continuous shift operation on all technical issues (process, mechanical and electrical) with the primary aim to maintain machine availability and improve uptime.  



Main Objective

  • To identify, verify and analyse reasons for downtime through root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions to repair the fault in order to ensure timeous resumption of production. 
  • To carry out inspections on running machinery and equipment in order to prevent unnecessary downtime. 
  • To ensure adherence to all safety rules and regulations by all personnel and contractors on site to ensure a safe working environment.
  • To participate in problem solving workshops and process improvement discussions to support MDW and the drive for continuous improvement.
  • To ensure preventative maintenance is effectively carried out to prevent downtime and support production efficiency.
  • To support drive for continuous improvement by making appropriate recommendation to ensure business sustainability. 
  • To ensure effective communication of relevant information to all stakeholders to support decision making for the business. 



Critical job requirements



  • Grade 12
  • Certified Artisan (Trade Tested) Millwright






  • PLC Fault Diagnosis and SCADA Systems
  • Understanding of Engineering processes and principles (hydraulics, pneumatics, robotics)
  • Stick welding
  • Understanding of OHSACT
  • PC and Network integration
  • Welding, cutting and machining






  • Analytical Skills
  • Problem Solving Techniques
  • Interpersonal skills and able to work in a team
  • Able to work optimally under pressure
  • Self driven and motivated






  • 5 years post apprenticeship experience in electrical and mechanical engineering
  • Working in a production environment
  • 3 years experience in a manufacturing environment




PG Group, and its subsidiaries, are committed to the principles of employment equity and as such are equal opportunity employers.  Qualified applicants who apply for any vacancies will be considered with due consideration based on of fairness and equity. Factors such as race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability are not consider exclusively and are not determinative of any appointments made by PG Group or its subsidiaries.

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