AVI Ltd.is known for its leading household brands across many categories including : hot beverages, sweet and savoury biscuits and snacks, frozen convenience foods, personal care products, cosmetics, shoes, accessories, and fashion apparel.
NATIONAL BRANDS LIMITEDoperates 5 manufacturing sites, offering world class manufacturing facilities in Isando (Johannesburg), Rosslyn (Pretoria), Westmead and Durban (KZN).
It is home to some of the best-known South African tea, coffee and creamer brands, including our delicious range of much-loved savoury and sweet biscuits, and our melt-in-your-mouth snack range.
plant equipment availability and performance; utilities and energy management; budget development; and people management.
Line Manager : Operations ExecutiveNumber of Direct Reports : 4 (the incumbent will be responsible for the outputs of a team of more than 40 people that promote the engineering effort for the facility, including the maintenance manager and related structures, engineering stores, maintenance planning, software specialist, artisans, electricians, instrumentation technicians, facility handymen and other)Job Specification : Key Performance Areas : SHEGMR 1 site appointmentCollaborate with site risk department on all risk complianceSite risk management : risk audits, site security, ISO & accreditationFire systems compliance with ASIB regulationsMunicipal and legal site compliancePeople ManagementEnsure appropriate team structure that is aligned with the site engineering and maintenance strategy, and proper manufacturing supportDevelop and maintain artisan competenciesManage morale of engineering teamMaintenance BudgetCompile and manage annual maintenance budgetsCompile five-year site strategic maintenance budget, including facilities and utilities upgrades for CAPEXMonthly maintenance cost control and reportingCost reduction and productivity initiativesCritical spares identification, management and controlPlant and Services AvailabilityEquipment availability managementEquipment MTBF and MTTR improvementEquipment shutdown management and PM schedulesCo-ordinate OEM support on critical equipmentMaintenance Department PerformanceKPIs tracking and reportingEmployee management and controlMaintenance system improvement and strategyMaintenance strategy and tactical approachForeman and artisan leadership, training and developmentERP system improvementCMMS system improvementMaintenance for food safety ensuring adherence to AIB and FSSC standard requirementsMaintenance Systems Improvement and StrategyMaintenance strategy and tactical approachRoot Cause AnalysisSupport World Class Manufacturing strategyTeam structure to match strategyImplement and maintain appropriate engineering standardsUtilities ManagementWater and energy reporting and sustainability improvementCompressed air, natural gas, steam, water, effluent, electricity, generators and infrastructure maintenanceBuilding and facilitiesUnderstanding and practical experience on boiler (coal or gas fed) operation and maintenanceMinimum Requirements : Experience : 5 years experience as an Engineering Manager within the Manufacturing industryIdeally 3 years within an FMCG environment as an Engineering Manager and / or Maintenance Manager5 years people management experienceExperience working with Packaging Machinery advantageousPrevious experience in food manufacturing highly advantageousQualifications : Completed Bachelors degree in Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical)Post-graduate degree advantageousCertificated Engineer (GCC Factories) Non-NegotiableAdditional Requirements : Maintenance systems and measuresOHS Act knowledge and experienceEquipment technical support (mechanical, electrical, process)Utilities (compressed air, electrical, steam, water, effluent, fire systems)Food safety requirements, such as HACCP and AIB would be idealCompetencies : Thinking AnalyticallyContinuously ImprovingBuilding RelationshipsInfluencing OthersSetting DirectionsStaying ComposedConsidering OthersTaking Initiative