Maintenance Manager (Strictly EE candidates only) – Port Elizabeth – Ref: 1050501-13

  • Degree or Higher
  • Port Elizabeth,
  • Posted 1 year ago
  • This position has been filled

Ref: 1050501-13

Job Description:

Our client currently has an opportunity for a Maintenance Manager who has a proven ability to manage people and other engineering resources as well as analyse, problem solve and take decisive, corrective action.

The successful incumbent will hold an Engineering qualification together with 5-8 years’ experience in the Tyre and Rubber industry.

Job Description

Strategy – Develops short and long-term strategies and oversees the implementation of goals, objectives and priorities for the Maintenance Engineering Department and in terms of compliance with the OHS ACT, applicable factory regulations and all other Acts incorporated.

Projects – Initiates and carries out maintenance projects that improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs, writing maintenance strategies to help with installation and commissioning guidelines, participates in pre-engineering and planning of major maintenance and shutdown work, ensures equipment standardisation and compliance with Central Engineering Machine and Equipment Specification (MES).

Cost – Manages the departmental budget (MDC and Fixed costs), constantly implement cost saving projects or actions to reduce maintenance cost (wages, contractors and spare parts).

Proposals/ Advice – Keeps up to date with new developments, working practices, engineering standards and codes of practice, advises management on machine equipment improvements/changes, advises engineering manager on plant equipment related problems and provides solutions, provide direct reports with advice related to departmental issues, provide production with advice regarding problems impacting on machine availability or reliability.

Reports – Prepares reports, analyzes data and makes recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance related problems, generate and present monthly plant operations review charts for identified KPI’s, generate and present maintenance incident reports and performance.

Maintenance – Ensuring the maintenance of equipment and facilities in a satisfactory operating condition by providing for systematic inspection, detection, and correction of incipient failures either before they occur or before they develop into major defects, adherence to Planned Maintenance schedules and upgrades based on equipment life cycle requirements.

Management – Plan, organize, assign, review and evaluate work performance, training and development of staff, recruitment & development of methods to retain specialized skills, preparing and managing detailed schedules of work, feasibility studies and cost estimates.

Legal Compliance/ Regulations – Ensure that best practices and standards are followed in order to adhere to the legal and statutory requirements as stipulated by OHS ACT 1993.

Country: South Africa
Location: Port Elizabeth

Job Qualification & Experience:

Educational Requirements:

Degree/ Diploma in Electrical/Mechanical/ Mechatronics Engineering

Professional Requirements:

5 to 8 years’ experience in the Tyre and Rubber industry.

Cost management and knowledge of pricing procedures for quoting/ tendering.
Minimum 5 years’ experience in Engineering projects and plant maintenance.

Company Description:

With sales of €34.5 billion in 2014, our client is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently has approximately 200,000 employees in 53 countries. The Tyre Division currently has 24 production and development locations worldwide. The broad product range and continuous investments in R&D make a major contribution to cost-effective and ecologically efficient mobility. As one of the world’s leading tyre manufacturers with more than 47,000 employees, the Tyre Division achieved sales of €9.8 billion in 2014.

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