Minimum Qualifications:

    • Minimum requirement BTech Mechanical / Electrical Eng or equivalent
    • Government Certificate of Competency (Factories)Minimum Experience:            
    • 7 years’ post qualification experience
    • 2 years’ experience as a Facilities and Maintenance Manager
    • 2 years’ experience with compressors, hydraulics and cranes
  • Experience in the Foundry Industry will be an added advantageRequired Skills / abilities


  • Computer literate (MS Office)
  • Leadership and Management skills
  • Good business communication – verbal and written
  • PLC programming
  • Interpretation of Eng/Production & Quality Standards
  • Knowledge of NOSA / OHSA
  • Use of measuring and test equipment

Key Tasks:

  • Attain maximum utilization, production output and minimum downtime by managing mechanical, electrical breakdowns and maintenance
  • Set up and maintain a planned maintenance system / programme to effectively reduce breakdowns and maximise efficiency
  • Ensure uninterrupted supply of air, steam, gas and electrical service to the site
  • Competent person responsible for machinery in term of the General Machine Regulations of the OHS Act
  • Implement the required business continuity and disaster recovery plans
  • Optimise artisan utilization and improve customer satisfaction
  • Effective employee management in line with company policies and procedures
  • Effective management of maintenance contracts
  • Assist with reducing the plant carbon footprint
  • Manage capex and projects on the facility
  • Effective management and control of departmental budget in line with company policies and procedures
  • Develop standard work instructions to ensure all processes are consistent
  • Design and develop equipment, jigs and fixtures to improve safety
  • Implement and maintain productivity improvement plan
  • Continuous improvement of the maintenance, engineering procedures, systems, energy and water usage
  • Implement control systems to eliminate possible maintenance stock losses
  • Adhere to Duty of Care Policy at all times
  • Ensure Adherence of all SHE and housekeeping requirements
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