Millwright: Head of Department
Jean Fowlds Consultancy
hammanskraal, North-West, South Africa
18h ago
source : Executive Placements

MILLWRIGHT - HOD (Hammanskraal)

My client, a leader in the manufacturing industry is seeking a top-notch Millwright with excellent electrical and mechanical knowledge together with HOD experience and a solid track record.

  • Must have solid and traceable experience as excellent MILLWRIGHT.
  • Must have excellent knowledge and experience as a HOD.
  • Must have excellent electronic knowledge and also mechanically strong.
  • The company is offering highly market-related salary and benefits. Only career-orientated Millwrights required; great growth opportunities.

    PURPOSE OF THE JOB :

    The incumbent in this position will ensure optimum plant availability & efficiency by maintaining and repairing plant and equipment according to engineering specifications and safety standards.

    Must be electrically very strong

    Key Responsibilities :

  • Create and maintain a safe & healthy working environment in the department.
  • Ensure asset availability conforms to agreed KPIs.
  • Asset Management to maintain equipment in standard condition.
  • Financial controls of maintenance budgets.
  • Consumable and critical spares requests, update, and verification.
  • Daily line inspections and repairs.
  • Carry out PRAGMA inspections, adhoc, breakdowns, and preventative maintenance.
  • Shutdown action plan and execution.
  • Safety custodian for the area of responsibility and ensure compliance.
  • Shutdown resource allocation.
  • Standby duties and callouts.
  • General housekeeping and ensure OHSAct compliance.
  • Record and achieve set KPI''''''''S.
  • Waste reduction and elimination.
  • Training of department maintenance team and process controllers.
  • Rebuild and continuous improvement projects / initiatives.
  • Reporting of unsafe acts and conditions.
  • Ensure Process Controllers adhere to process controls standards.
  • Maintain standards in the plant and adhere to all safety rules and procedures
  • Maintain production machines, electrically driven machines, and electronic control gear React to breakdowns expediently
  • Diagnoses, fault finds, and repairs equipment failures so as to effectively minimize machine downtime
  • Dismantling, fault detection, repairing.
  • Maintenance, reconstruction, and installation of machinery
  • Propose modifications to equipment for better performance or safety improvements Control Job Card information and conduct checks
  • Active involvement in the developing implementing and maintaining Preventative Maintenance System
  • Further essential responsibilities :

  • Diagnoses, fault finds, and repairs equipment failures so as to effectively minimize machine downtime
  • Ensures test equipment is well maintained.
  • Carries out shift work in accordance with pre-planned roster.
  • Carries out planned maintenance schedules to required standards.
  • Checks that all relevant information for the updating of drawings is collated and is accurate and correct.
  • Attends training courses as and when required.
  • Covers for other multi-skilled artisans for leave, training, and sick leave.
  • Installation of electrical & mechanical equipment.
  • Liaises with production personnel in his assigned areas and other engineering staff as and when required.
  • Coaches operators on best-operating practices and autonomous maintenance tasks.
  • Submits suggestions for improvements within his sphere of operations.
  • Participates in Shift Base Units, plant teams, and focus teams.
  • Reports unsafe acts and conditions to appropriate management level.
  • Compiles shift report and ensure proper shift handover as per the procedure.
  • Adheres to the environmental policy and procedures of reducing waste, preventing spills, meeting the environmental targets, complying with hazardous chemical procedures and environmental legal requirements.
  • Maintains a high level of good housekeeping in the workplace.
  • Investigates incidents (SHEQ) and identify root causes of Non-Conformances and corrects deviations
  • Understands the SHEQ requirements of the Section
  • Attending to breakdowns : Electrical, Mechanical, and Instrumentation
  • Fault finding in various fields including Electrical, Mechanical Fitting, PLC''''''''S, Variable Speed Drives, Hydraulics and Pneumatics.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical schematic drawings
  • Competent with Isolation and Lock-out procedures
  • Ability to work on Overhead cranes, electro-pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems, basic instrumentation and basic auto electrical equipment.
  • Required Minimum Qualification / Experience :

  • Millwright Trade Test Certificate (Mechanical & Electrical)
  • Computer Literate
  • SAP spares ordering experience
  • MECHANICALLY Sound and ELECTRICALLY Strong
  • PLC experience
  • Hand-on approach and pride in work performed
  • Total commitment to product quality
  • Plan, organize, and control costs
  • Minimum 5 Years qualified as an Artisan, with experience in maintenance in an Electronic engineering environment in HOD capacity.
  • Programming and Fault Finding
  • Knowledge of Safety Rules and Regulations
  • Reporting to :

  • FACTORY MANAGER
  • Key Competencies / Skills :

  • Problem-solving
  • Resilience
  • Initiative / Proactive
  • Self-awareness
  • Positive attitude
  • Willing to work long hours
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to work without supervision
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