Automotive Frames Maintenance Manager with Chassis experience (either from body shop or paint shop), Pretoria – Ref: 1206011-4

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Ref: 1206011-4

Job Description:

We are looking for an experiences Maintenance Manager with experience in chassis (either from body shop or paint shop) and automation experience for the frames department of a state-of-the-art automotive plant.

Position details:
Type: Permanent
Reports to: Frames Area Manager
Primary purpose: Successful candidate is expected to have exceptional organizational and time management skills. Must display natural leadership and possess excellent communication skills with a great eye and attention for detail while displaying strong problem solving and decision-making abilities. Candidate must possess a solid understanding of automation equipment, repairs, and refurbishments, cleaning and managing maintenance team members. Knowledge of key maintenance procedures and processes is necessary while having extensive knowledge of health and safety regulations and practices within a manufacturing environment to ensure adherence to standards with the aim to improve facility availability through a pro-active mindset of preventative maintenance.

Responsibilities / accountabilities:

  • Coach team members on Safety, Quality and Productivity, to ensure objectives are met through following standardized work
  • Through Process Confirmation, verify that the assembly facility is running safely and consistently with minimal maintenance impact
  • Ensure PM/CM/EM are done with integrity and quality while ensuring the manufacturing facilities are maintained to the standards
  • Manage absenteeism levels, employee versatility & operating assignments in area of responsibility.
  • Support, drive and raise Kaizen’s (Continuous Improvement) and coach problem resolution to the lowest levels.
  • Meet and implement MOS standards and processes and achieve output targets of JPH, TTT, MTTR, MTBF and PM scheduling as outlined in the MOS Policy Deployment.
  • Support and develop short term actions through the paynter processes and reviews
  • Develop weekend work plans and ensure spares and consumables are available to complete scheduled tasks.
  • Build Team Leader and Team Member capability, versatility and training
  • Create a conducive work environment for the team(s) to complete their assigned responsibilities / tasks
  • Basic administration of supervisory responsibilities and documents
  • Conduct PJOs to enforce integrity and identify improvement opportunities

Performance measures/ success criteria:

  • Coach team members on Safety, Quality and Productivity, to ensure objectives are met through following standardized work
  • Through Process Confirmation, verify that the assembly facility is running safely and consistently with minimal maintenance impact
  • Ensure PM/CM/EM are done with integrity and quality while ensuring the manufacturing facilities are maintained to the standards
  • Manage absenteeism levels, employee versatility & operating assignments in area of responsibility.
  • Support, drive and raise Kaizen’s (Continuous Improvement) and coach problem resolution to the lowest levels.
  • Meet and implement MOS standards and processes and achieve output targets of JPH, TTT, MTTR, MTBF and PM scheduling as outlined in the MOS Policy Deployment.
  • Support and develop short term actions through the paynter processes and reviews
  • Develop weekend work plans and ensure spares and consumables are available to complete scheduled tasks.
  • Build Team Leader and Team Member capability, versatility and training
  • Create a conducive work environment for the team(s) to complete their assigned responsibilities / tasks
  • Basic administration of supervisory responsibilities and documents
  • Conduct PJOs to enforce integrity and identify improvement opportunities

Location (country, city): Pretoria, Gauteng

Job Qualification & Experience:

Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA):

  • Technical skills
  • Competencies
  • General attributes
  • Linguistic skills
  • Fault finding ability, Electrical and Mechanical
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Siemens S7 and Allen Bradly PLC fault finding and programming skills
  • Kawasaki BX, MX, ZX series Robot fault finding, repair and programming skill.
  • HMI –Win CC Scada, Allen Bradley Panel View fault finding and programming skills
  • SEW – Drive fault finding and programming skill.
  • SKS MIG welding experience.
  • Good Behavioral And Leadership Skills
  • Excellent English Oral and Written communication
  • Ability To Analyze And Interpret Data Analysis
  • Good Team Work Ability
  • Self-Motivated And Results Driven Individual
  • Read mechanical and electronic schematics to ensure specifications, adherence to standards are met
  • Troubleshoot equipment, ensure correct linking and error logging to individual pieces of equipment
  • Extensive knowledge of a variety of electronic and digital controls systems, experience to test, and writes modifications in multiple languages of systems software (Siemens, Allen Bradley, and Rockwell).
  • Strong understanding of conveyors system programming and body tooling techniques, in addition to networking understanding, Ethernet, remote IO, ProfiBus and Wireless Networks
  • Fault Finding And Continuous Improvement Execution And Implementation

Qualifications and experience:

  • National Diploma or degree: Mechanical/Mechatronics/Electrical/ Automation Engineering
  • 10 -15 Years Automation and Maintenance Experience Preferably in the Chassis Assembly Field
  • Experienced with a number of systems, expert in at least one area and working knowledge of a number of other areas of specialization

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

Automotive Frames Maintenance Manager with Chassis experience (either from body shop or paint shop), Pretoria – Ref: 1206011-4
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