Maintenance Controller (Utilities)
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
19h ago
source : Job Placements

Our leading client operating in the pharmaceutical space is currently looking to employ a Maintenance Controller (Utilities).

Main purpose of the position :

Responsibilities :

General shared Duties :

  • Optimise and maintain plant
  • Manage the planning and execution of maintenance activities; mechanical, electrical and basic automation
  • Agree and implement daily plans with customers (production / process)
  • Manage job observations and plan follow on work
  • Lead the team in problem solving and preventative maintenance programme development
  • Facilitate identification and acquisition of required critical spares and equipment documentation
  • Manage compliance to Quality Management Systems :

  • Drive QMS process compliance in team
  • Ensure adherence to all initiatives aimed at minimising impact of technical interventions on product quality
  • Responsible to conduct investigations and root cause analysis
  • Manage CMMS data integrity and promote optimal usage :

  • Ensure equipment reliability business processes are adhered to
  • Generate reports out of the system
  • Manage matters emanating from system reports
  • Develop teams and team members :

  • Set, update and monitor achievement of individual goals / KPI’s
  • Coach and train / arrange training of team members
  • Develop competencies of team members
  • Conduct career discussions with team members
  • Budget and Cost Control :

  • Control and optimise the cost within the department
  • Set quality and performance KPI’s for the department and monitor the departmental performance on a defined frequency
  • Continuously improve processes to introduce World Class Manufacturing practices within the business
  • Identify opportunities for productivity and efficiency improvements
  • Manage budget and expenditure - Participation in budget development, monitoring and control for area of responsibility
  • Adhering to procedures for stock and non-stock acquisitions
  • Human Resources Management :

  • Manage all personnel in the department including disciplinary procedures
  • Ensure that all personnel in the department is developed and trained as required by the various job functions
  • Recruitment of staff
  • Staff development regarding identifying needs and opportunities
  • Performance Management evaluation
  • Review salaries and promotions if applicable
  • Implementation of equity plan as set out in the Employment Equity Policy
  • From time to time carry out other jobs within the department / factory, which are consistent with the grade, qualification and training of the incumbent
  • Requirements :

  • 5†10 years practical experience in the Engineering maintenance field, ideally within pharmaceutical manufacturing. Previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • Minimum N6 with trade or S4 / N.Dip in Engineering or N.Dip in other
  • relevant qualification.

    Competencies :

  • Cleanroom Gowning Competency
  • Fundamental understanding of Utility requirements of site manufacturing and laboratory processes
  • Knowledge of industry best practice maintenance business processes and proficiency at planning maintenance activities
  • Aseptic and Terminally Sterilised pharmaceutical manufacturing process knowledge (LVP & SVP)
  • Working knowledge of an ICH Q10 Quality Management System and ability to complete to desired standard Risk Assessments, Change Controls and Events stemming from equipment in area of responsibility
  • Proficiency in using Computerised Maintenance Management System for maintenance planning and scheduling as well as report data interpretation.
  • Application of current data integrity standards
  • Ability to draw up and manage an expense budget to cover maintenance requirements of a
  • department

  • Understand GMP requirements for the respective areas serviced by Utilities
  • Fundamental understanding of functionality of equipment within Production
  • Ability to draft and enforce compliance to relevant SOP’s, Work instructions and quick fix routines for equipment in area of responsibility.
  • Proficiency at conducting detailed Root Cause Analysis with at least the 5 Why and Fishbone
  • Ishikawa) diagram

    Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of applying.

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