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Welder Full-time Job

2023-10-06 18:50   Manufacturing   Suva   103 views Reference: 3569
Job Details

Viti Foods Pte Limited is a subsidiary of CJ Patel Group of Companies and we specialize in manufacturing canned tuna and mackerel products for local and export markets. We are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced Welder to be based in our Engineering department in Laucala Beach Estate, Suva.

Key Responsibilities:

This position reports to the Engineering Supervisor and will be involved in a variety of activities including but not limited to:

  • Installation, maintenance, and repair of equipment in the fish cannery operations in accordance with industrial standards and procedures.
  • Carry out welding and fabrication work on machines including plant modification as grinders, flame cutters and drill presses
  • Evaluate equipment, materials and labor needed to complete large and/or complex maintenance tasks
  • Perform a wide variety of skilled (and sometimes complex) welding related activities
  • Assist with an ongoing project assigned by the Engineering Supervisor
  • Maintain safe work practices and a safe work environment
  • Able to perform Arc, Tig, mild steel, cast iron and stainless-steel welding

 Position Requirements:

  • At least 2-3 years working experience in similar role
  • A Trade certificate in Welding & Fabrication with trade test qualifications.
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform gas cutting and plasma cutting.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines
  • Should have strong technical and analytical skills.
  • Should be performance-driven and thrive in a fast paced and demanding environment, whilst under pressure

 How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria can forward their application and CV to the Human Resources Department on Email: hr@vitifoods.com.fj or contact the Human Resources Officer on 9990991 for alternate option to apply for the above position.


Applications close on 20th October 2023.

Company Description
Viti Foods Pte. Ltd. manufactures canned fish for local and export markets. This company was formerly known as Voko Industries which started in 1997. In 2007 CJ Patel & Company Limited acquired 100% equity shares of the company and managing it since then. The main fish cannery processes imported mackerel and locally sourced Tuna for both domestic and export markets. CJ Patel & Company Limited has invested in many capital assets in the factory to improve the quality and the productivity to bring up the cannery to the international standards. The HACCP, BRC Food and KA certified factory is capable of processing 17,500Mt of Mackerel and 10,000Mt of Tuna in a year. The company has total of 192 full time employees.