Maintenance Manager


  • East London, Eastern Cape
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 months ago
Our client, who operates in the production (food services) space and supplies into the FMCG industry, is currently looking to employ a Maintenance Manager.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the effective maintenance of all machinery and buildings by managing an effective preventative and planned maintenance programme to ensure the best utilisation and output of all these company assets.
  • The planning, budgeting and executing of the annual maintenance program to ensure the effective annual scheduled maintenance of all major and critical machines such as pasturizers, homoginisers, and processing equipment
  • Compiling, presenting and controlling of all engineering budgets
  • The research, planning and investigating, feasibility studies and budget compiling of all replacement and new capital by evaluating fixed replacement plans (5 year plan) or the feasibility of new capital to ensure that all capital is executed cost effectively and technically correct.
  • Ensuring that all projects are executed according to the project plan, within the time constraint, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Company policies and that all contractors are managed and controlled effectively.
  • Monitoring of a quality program for analyzing OEE.
  • Appointed as the competent person in terms of the OHSA, GMR 2(1) being responsible for the safe use of all machinery on the premises.
  • Ensure that the company always operates within the statutory requirements as per OHSA thus minimizing accidents and ensuring the best safety and health environment for all employees of the company
  • Ensure fire protection, environmental control, insurance of company assets and technical (statutory) advice.
  • Ensure that all legal requirements are met specifically regarding the use of hazardous machinery.
Ensure the following scheduled maintenance is done and appropriate certificates issued: * Manage and control of boilers and Certification incinerator.
  • Ensure that the monthly cleaning,
  • OMS Report servicing and hydraulic testing is done according to the Vessels Under Pressure Regulations and that certificates of Compliance are issued for all new boilers and steam installations with certificates of continuance for all periodic maintenance and tests
  • Manage all subordinates by leading them
  • Feedback from superior make decision in their own field of expertise
  • Engineering reports to ensure effective employment of the OMS reports engineering team to maximise availability and Downtime Report minimise down time.
  • Liaise with inspectors, Professionals on technical details and specifications to ensure that all maintenance and projects are technically sound and correct and thus keeping abreast with all the latest technical developments.
  • Ensure safe and healthy working environment, good human relations and the most productive output of all the Company's resources within position framework
  • Experience in engineering management (maintenance, industrial, services, E&A), preferably in FMCG related manufacturing environment (min 3 years)
  • Degree/Diploma in Electrical
  • Relevant Trade Test
  • Strong PLC, ERP, preventative maintenance and maintenance planning experience
  • Experience working on Boilers, Siemens PLC, Ammonia plants and Danfoss drives, Filling and dairy processing equipment
  • Sound leadership and management skills
  • 7 years' experience working within a similar manufacturing environment
  • Project Management Experience
  • Appointed GMR 2.1 – Competent
  • Extensive Electrical & Mechanical Plant equipment experience
Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of applying.

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