Mechanical Maintenance Manager
Yawee IT Solutions
Gauteng, ZA
13d ago

My client is one of the big players in the chemical manufacturing industry and are the forefront of the latest technology and innovation in their sector.

They are looking for hands on leader who is able to not only delegate but, roll up his sleeves and get his hands dirty.

Areas of responsibility for this role

  • Direct and control the plant operation maintenance team by co-ordinating maintenance activities at all facilities within production requirements to ensure efficient machinery performance either under planned maintenance or on a breakdown basis
  • Perform major maintenance, shutdown planning and supervision on all major machinery and auxiliary equipment by organizing manpower requirements and gathering the necessary resources to ensure that the work proceeds efficiently and that all work objectives and time constrains are satisfied
  • Monitor and control major maintenance budgets at all facilities by using normal accounting and statistical cost evaluation and forecasting techniques to prevent excessive expenditure
  • Commissioning new plants and equipment by taking an active part with planning and starting up team in the mechanical requirements
  • Monitor normal maintenance at all facilities by using site visits to ensure that normal and company recognized standards of engineering and safety are maintained
  • To implement and maintain a machinery improvement campaign by monitoring current machinery performances and new market products and techniques to improve efficiency
  • Maintain the highest possible level of safety on the operating facilities by ensuring that all Air employees and contractors abide by the company safety regulations and procedures
  • Actively participates in the development of the mechanical department employees, constantly monitoring their performance and assessing their training needs.
  • Set up and conduct employee training according to an established program with Human Recourses

  • Plant layout design, construction, mechanical and piping erection
  • Control the heavy / common stores / spares availability for all facilities by monitoring the usage thereof during maintenance programs
  • Essential Requierements

    BSc / Btech Mechanical Engineering, minimum 10 years plant maintenance experience as well as solid experience on rotating equipment.

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