Maintenance Engineering Manager
Persona Staff
Capetown, South Africa
6d ago
source : Executive Placements

Role purpose :

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Maintenance Engineering Manager establishes maintenance and preventative maintenance programme for all plant, machinery and equipment and monitors the implementation thereof.

Responsibilities : Maintenance :

Maintenance :

  • Manage the Maintenance Engineer and Preventative Maintenance Engineer.
  • Execute all preventative maintenance schedules on plant machines.
  • Responsible to manage machine utilization, breakdowns, and repair thereof.
  • Support the production department and provide feedback on maintenance progress.
  • Plan, schedule and inform production department of all machine repairs / stoppages.
  • Responsible for all maintenance approvals (requisitions).
  • Coordinate tasks delegated to relative artisans, and engineers in the department.
  • Responsible for effective delegation on urgent repair work.
  • Responsible for machine improvements, and execution of maintenance schedules.
  • Responsible for final approval of maintenance repairs.
  • Designs and Drawings :

  • Sign machine and production equipment designs where applicable.
  • Sign maintenance designs and drawings within the plant where applicable.
  • Liaise with project engineer on all project design requirements.
  • Tooling Department :

  • Ensure effective management of all tooling staff.
  • Responsible for effective delegation of daily tasks, and urgent repair work on tools.
  • Monitor in and out movement of all tool and workshop parts from the store.
  • Monitor stock levels, and stock control of tool parts.
  • Responsible for the recordkeeping of tool movement, and the history of tools services.
  • Monitor and control costing and expenses in the toolroom and workshop department.
  • Measurement and Staff Management :

  • Measure, monitor and control all maintenance expenses as presented by the maintenance engineer.
  • Measure, monitor and control all preventative maintenance services to reduce downtime.
  • Monitor and control all expenses in each department according to budget.
  • Liaise with all artisans withing department and monitor their performance.
  • Liaise with Health and Safety inspector in the plant with relation to plant facilities.
  • Conduct performance reviews with maintenance and preventative maintenance engineers.
  • Requirements :

  • Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate.
  • Completed Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a reputable University.
  • Minimum of 4 5 years experience in a similar role relating to Maintenance Management within a Manufacturing environment.
  • Proactive and methodical with a hands-on and technical approach.
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