Preventative Maintenance Engineer
Persona Staff
Capetown, South Africa
6d ago
source : Executive Placements

Responsibilities :

Preventative Maintenance, Re-active Maintenance, Breakdowns and Repairs :

  • Responsible and respond to all breakdowns and services on various machinery and equipment.
  • Management of the configuration on all machine software.
  • Monitor all stock and non / stock items in the stores for the maintenance department, including consumables, materials and parts required.
  • Liaise with contractors with relation to machine stoppages and all parts and materials.
  • Responsible for machine standardization and utilization and improvements.
  • Remaining within budget with maintenance costs and expenses.
  • Staff Management :

  • Coordinate and execute responsibilities of artisans within each area of the plant.
  • Monitor artisan productivity and quality of work by ensuring accurate diagnosis and correct method of repairs are carried out on all machines.
  • Plan, delegate and coordinate repairs and services of machines.
  • Ensure that all machines are available for production following a reasonable time after breakdown maintenance.
  • Conduct quarterly performance reviews with artisans.
  • Approve leave, call outs and standby of electrical maintenance staff.
  • General :

  • Standby as per standby roster will apply.
  • Respond to any relevant task given by Management.
  • Requirements :

  • Grade 12 / Matric.
  • Completed Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a reputable University.
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years similar practical experience in a plant or manufacturing environment.
  • Proactive and methodical with a hands-on and technical approach.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to perform under pressure.
  • Valid drivers license with own transport.
  • Strong understanding of mechanical engineering practices.
  • Ability to interpret and understand technical designs, drawings and materials.
  • Understanding of a manufacturing or plant working environment.
  • Electrical knowledge (PLC units, drives and wiring) will be advantageous.
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