Artisan Foreman Vacancies At Government Printing Works

Applications are now invited for the Artisan Foreman vacancies at Government Printing Works. The new open positions are for special products, mechanised binding and specialzsed production division. If you have got the right qualifications, apply today!

Job Description

 Government Printing Works
Government Printing Works

All the positions require candidates to have at least a Grade 10 certificate or its equivalent in order to be eligible along with a completed apprenticeship. Below are the more specified requirements for each position. All successful applicants will be stationed in Pretoria. Don’t forget to quote the reference number for the Artisan Foreman vacancies at Government Printing Works on the application form. A Grade 12 qualification is an added advantage for all positions.

Mechanised Binding and Special Products (Ref. No. GPW 18/64b)

Salary: R 286 500 annually

Qualifications: passed trade test certificate in craft or mechanised binding and 5 years of post-qualification experience

Candidates must possess the following job related knowledge and attributes:

  • Good knowledge of folding, binding and cutting equipment processes
  • Quantity conscious
  • Good interpersonal relations
  • Good organising and planning skills

If you are qualified, below are the duties you will be involved in:

  • Supervise the mechanised binding as well as finishing of printed matter
  • Make sure quality standards are implemented optimally
  • Allocate tasks to artisans
  • Make sure production of information is reconciled daily
  • Be responsible for supervision as well as staff management

For queries, please contact: Mr. M Mudau Tel No: (012) 748 6142

Specialised Production (WEB-FED: CONCEPTA) (Ref. No. GPW 18/65)

Salary: R 269 931 annually

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Qualifications: passed trade test in in Lithography or Continuous Stationary Machine Minding along with 5 years of post-qualification experience

Candidates must possess the following job related knowledge and attributes:

  • Knowledge of computerised printing presses
  • Quality conscious
  • Good computer ability
  • Good organising and planning skills
  • Willingness to work shifts

Below are the key performance areas you will be involved in if you are qualified:

  • Be responsible for operating an automated nine colour web-fed offset printing machine with specialised finishing equipment such as folder, sheeter, web deliver unit and numbering unit
  • Adjust and set up rollers and cylinders
  • Load paper reels on machine
  • Be responsible for quality uniformity of print, correct delivery of the end product and colour densities
  • Check registration
  • Train artisans, learners and printer assistants
  • Comply with the Occupational Health and Safety rules as well as procedures

For queries, please contac t: Mr. M Mudau Tel No: (012) 748 6142

How to Apply

All applications must be submitted via to one of these addresses:

  • The Branch: Human Resources, Government Printing Works, 149 Bosman Street, Pretoria
  • Private Bag X85, Pretoria, 0001

Submission for the Artisan Foreman vacancies at Government Printing Works will be accepted no later than 12 October 2018 at 12 noon

The following documents must be attached within your application.

  • Z83 application form that must be signed and completed in full
  • A CV detailing your experience and qualifications with respective dates
  • Certified copies of ID, a valid driver’s license (if applicable) and qualifications
  • A SAQA evaluation report of foreign application (if you have any)
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Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend interviews at a time and date set by the hiring department. If you haven’t heard from Government Printing Works in three months after the closing date, please regard your application to be unsuccessful.