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Field Service Technician

Johannesburg, GT, ZA, 1501

What Timken makes possible begins with you.
Those who came before us helped land a man on the moon, create the world's infrastructure, and introduce renewable energy alternatives. Now you can join the Timken team to write your own unique story and help drive what's next.


A career at Timken means you can have an immediate impact doing Work That Matters to the world— improving the efficiency of today's industrial equipment and preparing for the future of motion on our planet and beyond. New employees can start contributing right away, and there are many opportunities to advance your career at your own pace. Join our global team of 20,000 people in 46 countries, and start helping our customers push the limits of what's possible in their world of motion.


Are you ready to embark on a thrilling adventure in the world of cutting-edge automated lubrication solutions? Groeneveld-Beka is seeking exceptional individual to join us as Qualified Field Service Technician!  The position is located in the East Rand (Pomona Kempton Park)


🔧 Purpose and Scope: As a Groeneveld-Beka Field Service Technician, you'll be at the forefront of innovation, mastering the installation and repair of automated lubrication systems in diverse industries including mining, industrial, agricultural, and truck & trailer segments. From bustling factories to rugged mine sites and expansive open fields, your skills will be put to the test in dynamic environments!


💪 Position Requirements:

  • Dive deep into the intricate workings of mobile mining machines, understanding every bolt and gear.
  • Translate technical manuals and blueprints with precision and finesse.
  • Engage with customers like a pro, delivering top-notch service during installations.
  • Thrive in autonomy, driving towards success with minimal supervision.
  • Previous experience in a renowned American multinational company? That's a huge plus!
  • Balance a strong personality with impeccable diplomacy and influencing skills.
  • Embrace flexibility, with a readiness to travel up to 80% of the time and tackle unexpected challenges with gusto. 
  • Willingness to work overtime when required.
  • Bring a positive attitude and an insatiable appetite for learning to the table!


🛠️ Job Requirements:

  • Hold a minimum grade 12 qualification with Mathematics (Math literacy will not qualify).
  • Qualified Red Seal Fitter or Millwright, ready to tackle any challenge head-on.
  • Bring 2-3 years of hands-on experience in field service with heavy machinery.
  • Show mastery with basic hand tools like drills, grinders, and welding equipment – we'll put your skills to the test!
  • Understanding automotive electrics? Even better!
  • Pass a rigorous fit-for-duty medical examination – we need you in top shape!
  • Showcase your mechanical aptitude and spatial reasoning through psychometric assessments.
  • This position is open to South Africa citizens only!


Are you ready to take your career to exhilarating new heights? Join Groeneveld-Beka and become a part of our legacy of excellence! Apply now and unleash your potential! 💥

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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The Timken Company, a global technology leader in engineered bearings and industrial motion, designs a growing portfolio of next-generation products for diverse industries. For 125 years, Timken has used its specialized expertise to innovate and create customer-centric solutions that increase reliability and efficiency. The company posted $4.8 billion in sales in 2023 and employs more than 19,000 people globally, operating from 45 countries. Timken is one of the World's Most Innovative Companies, according to Fast Company, and has been recognized among America's Most Responsible Companies and America's Greatest Workplaces for Diversity by Newsweek, the World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere and America's Most Innovative Companies by Fortune.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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