Reporting To            :           Plant Manager  



Minimum Qualifications:

National Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

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 advantage


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


Minimum 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


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