Electrical Foreman
4d ago


A vacancy exists in the Engineering Services Department in Pietermaritzburg for a Maintenance Foreman in the Electrical Workshop.

Reporting to the Engineering Services Manager, the successful applicant will manage, plan, control and integrate the following key performance areas of the Electrical section.

Minimum Requirements :

  • Trade Tested Electrician
  • Degree / National Diploma in Electrical Engineering (advantageous)
  • PLC Programming qualification
  • Wiremans License (desirable)
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a supervisory role
  • Experience with PLC’s and programming (Siemens, Lenze, Delta)
  • Experience with CMMS including establishing maintenance schedules for machinery
  • Posses high level of technical knowledge and diagnostic fault finding
  • Appropriate knowledge / competence in use of Quality Management System (TS 16949 / ISO 9000 / QS 9000)
  • Key responsibilities :

  • Effective planning and execution of electrical maintenance work
  • Meet deadlines, compile reports and effectively lead the team consisting of 2 Electricians, 1 Assistant and an Apprentice
  • Effectively meet departmental Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
  • Ensure job cards are distributed, executed and captured on the Computerised Maintenance Management System
  • Ensure artisan utilization is above 75%
  • Maintain planned and adhoc job card backlog below 10%
  • Manage departmental budgets with targets
  • Ensure OHS compliance of all electrical installations
  • Maintain high housekeeping standards in the Electrical Workshop
  • Ensure continuous improvement initiatives are implemented and effective
  • Elimination of repeat breakdowns
  • Automation of processes / equipment
  • Manage electrical contractors on site
  • Compile electrical quotes for in-house projects
  • Applicants who have not heard from us within 60 days of their application may assume that their application has been unsuccessful, and are hereby thanked for their interest.

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