Maintenance Manager - EL
East London, ZA
2d ago

Sector Manufacturing Location East London Job Type full time Experience 3 to 6 years Qualifications No education Package Negotiable Description

Our client in East London is a leader in their industry and seeks to employ a Maintenance Manager who meets the following requirements :

Position Summary :

  • Directs and coordinates, through reporting teammates, activities of workers engaged in daily repair and maintenance of machines and supporting equipment.
  • Coordinates improvements and works with Engineering to ensure optimum level of manufacturing. Reviews job orders to determine work priorities.

    Responsibilities :

  • Manages and leads a group of shift leaders, maintenance artisans, apprentices and clerk.
  • Executes assignments related to maintenance of machinery and equipment; including preventive maintenance, planned and emergency maintenance, supervises the activities of skilled employees and assures the accomplishment of the assigned tasks.
  • Responsible for relocating machinery and / or equipment; dismantling and removing obsolete or worn out machinery and / or equipment.
  • Plans the performance of preventative maintenance activities based upon personal knowledge and interval records of equipment wear and the manufacturer’s recommendations regarding service.
  • Schedules and coordinates the accomplishment of this work to minimize interference with production operations.

  • Develops and maintains key preferred suppliers and spare part inventories. Schedules incoming materials for planned maintenance activities.
  • Schedules work to prevent idle time and to provide maximum machine utilization. Schedules overtime work among maintenance employees to equalize overtime fairly.
  • Determines priority of maintenance job back-log and schedules work accomplished. Schedules vacations in such a manner to not interfere with necessary maintenance.

  • Responsible for up-grading the effectiveness of maintenance personnel. Schedules and conducts meetings with instructions relating to maintenance skills, safety, and Company Policy.
  • Manage / Report Plant Scorecard.
  • Perform ad hoc tasks and / or projects and duties as and when required.
  • Required Education :

  • Relevant degree / diploma with qualification in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years management experience or 10 years as supervisor within a manufacturing operation, preferably in the automotive industry.
  • Government Certificate of Competency (GCC), preferable.
  • Advance computer literacy, Excel / Word / PowerPoint
  • Desired Skills :

  • Planning, organizing, controlling skills (including project management)
  • Critical thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Decision making / problem solving skills
  • Conflict handling and dispute resolutions skills
  • Ability to cope with stressful situations
  • High ethical standards and the ability to demonstrate objectivity in decision making are key personal attributes for the position
  • Company Specific Requirements :

  • Team Player
  • Customer Focus
  • Chairing Disciplinary Hearings
  • Apply
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