Technical Assistant

First African Holdings (, a leading national signage firm based in modern premises in Somerset West, has the following position available:


Technical Assistant


Reporting to the Technical Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following:  


  • Prepare graphics and flat pattern profiles for Vinyl Cutting, Routing, Letter Bending and Subcontract manufacture
  • Obtaining client approval of above files prior to commencement of Production
  • First off and Prototype manufacture
  • Create Graphic proposals for clients
  • Technical support to the factory (vinyl cutting, letter bending and routing)
  • Document configuration control
  • Improve workflow and reduce idle time (resource optimisation)


Minimum Requirements:

  • ND in Mechanical Engineering from a recognised tertiary institution
  • Experience on CorelDraw, SketchUp, EnRoute, SolidWorks or SolidWorks Enterprise PDM will support your application
  • Practical Exposure to signage design and manufacture will be an advantage


Characteristics of the ideal candidate:

Enthusiastic; Motivated; Passionate about doing things right; Willing to learn; Get things done; Team player; Eager to help; Work under pressure; Service orientated


We offer a competitive package commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Please e-mail your CV to: before 13h00 on 24 July 2015.  


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