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Tyre Servicemen


JobReq ID:  52355
Type of work:  On site
Type of contract:  Open-ended/permanent
Full/Part Time:  Full time

Emalahleni, ZA


The person must be able to work under supervision, appreciate their role in delivering customer service, possess common sense and initiative, demonstrate a willingness to learn and develop their tyre fitting skills and knowledge.


Qualifications & Experience


• A valid and appropriate light vehicle driver’s licence (South African Code 08).

• Grade 12 National Certificate


• A valid and appropriate heavy vehicle drivers licence (South African Code 10).

• Grade 12 National certificate with maths and science.


Reports to Line manager



The following is a general list of tasks that a Tyre Serviceman is required to perform. The Company may add to or vary these duties from time to time provided the variation is reasonable having regard to the Employee’s skills, competence and training.

• Comply with Otraco Southern Africa’s policies procedures and instructions,

• Comply with client policies, procedures and instructions.

• Accurately record tyre change or other information and file or forward the information as required,

• Perform equipment checks and calibrations according to procedures, • Fit and remove wheels from any type of vehicle according to procedures,

• Mount and strip any type of tyre and rim assembly according to procedures,

• Perform repairs to tyres and tubes according to procedures,

• Operate forklifts and tyre handlers according to procedures

• Clean, paint and crack test rim components,

• Perform Inspections and determine the suitability of wheel components to remain in service,

• Maintain tyre operating pressures in accordance with site specifications,

• Maintain a high quality of service to the client,

• Present himself in a condition fit to perform his duties,

• Complete any other duties allocated



• Work safely and follow Occupational Health and Safety Procedures,

• Comply with site “lock out” / “tag out” procedures,

• Report hazards, unsafe work conditions and equipment,

• Immediately report incidents and injuries to the supervisor,

• Comply with applicable instructions as per on-site Safety Plan,

• Use and maintain Personal Protective Equipment according to procedures,

• Perform vehicle Pre-start checks according to procedures.

• Operate and maintain tools and equipment according to procedures,

• Contribute to meetings and inspections in order to improve safety in the workplace,

• Perform Risk Assessments and take control actions to reduce the risk of Injury or damage to equipment,

• Perform Planned Task Observations and report deviations. Ensure corrective actions are performed,

• Comply with site emergency evacuation procedures,

• Comply with all safe work procedures and document on completion.


Indication of Achievement

• Maintain health, safety and housekeeping within the internal environment,

• Ensures all work procedures are carried out in accordance with safety standards and safety practices,

• Demonstrate an awareness of customer care, • Demonstrate knowledge of use and care of PPE,

• Achieve all fundamental unit standards • Achieve all core unit standards

• Achieve elected elective unit standards which include the following: This will be based on what section you will work in’

• Compulsory elective

   o ID 12213: Select and use automobile lifting equipment, Level 2, 3 credits.

   o ID 9868: Demonstrate knowledge of, and rectify faults in, motor vehicle tyres and wheels, Level 3, 7 credits.

   o ID 9867: Remove and replace wheels and tyres, and balance wheels, Level 2, 2 credits.

   o ID 9869: Repair punctures and fit tyres to wheels, Level 3, 9 credits. • Additional electives

   o ID 9864: Repair and replace light and heavy commercial vehicle tyres, Level 3, 17 credits.

   o ID 9865: Remove and replace wheels and tyres from industrial machines and equipment, Level 3, 10 credits. o ID 256176: Remove and replace off-the-road (OTR) wheels and tyres, Level 2, 8 credits.

• Complete additional in-house training as required,

• Complete additional external training as required,

• Complete compulsory and additional site specific trainin


All applications will be reviewed. Our Recruitment team will contact the suitable applicants for the next step of the recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMEA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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