Maintenance Supervisor, Witbank – Ref: 1212518

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Ref: 1212518

Job Description:

Our client currently has an opportunity for a Maintenance Supervisor, reporting to the Plant Maintenance Manager. This position is required to provide effective planning, organizing and execution of electrical, mechanical, instrumentation & condition monitoring (E, M, I & CM) Trade resources, technical supervision of the maintenance team & maintenance support services to the operation & maintenance of their water reclamation plant.

The successful incumbent will be a qualified Millwright / Fitter / Electrician with recognized Mechanical / Electrical apprenticeship & Trade test (section 13) with at least 8 years’ experience as artisan. Millwright will be preferred. Must have a strong Mechanical & Electrical background to analyze and be able to trouble shoot accurately and quickly and give support and guidance to artisans.

Position details:

Type: Permanent
Reports to: Plant Maintenance Manager
Key responsibilities:

Ensure application of and adherence to the maintenance information system (SAP) and ensure all assets are clearly marked and controlled with asset register.
Supervisory management, scheduling and coordination of an E, M, I & CM maintenance team w.r.t. performing preventative, corrective and condition based predictive maintenance trouble shooting and repairs.
Ensure that equipment preventative maintenance, predictive vibration analysis, IR scanning and performance evaluation (i.e. compressors, motors, gearboxes, pumps, machinery and assemblies) as per preventative maintenance schedule and corrective ad-hoc requirements are performed, reported, recorded actioned and closed out.
Assist in the monitoring and submission of detailed monthly reporting on E, M, I & CM equipment condition, preventative and corrective work, both performed and outstanding and all relevant contractual / project aspects & requirements.
Ensure adherence to established communication lines and reporting requirements.
Apply sound human resource principles, administration and control procedures in order to meet performance objectives.
Ensure prompt completion and submission of completed PM schedules, job cards and timesheets and relevant departmental documentation.
Ensure safety and housekeeping meets the standards as set out in terms of the Occupational Health and Safety Act at high level and comply with all applicable ISO system requirements and ensure continual improvement of these systems.
Ensure that specified, approved and contractual required stock levels are kept & controlled at all times high standard of monitoring and reporting on electro-mechanical plant condition.
Assist with specifications, sourcing, quality control of equipment required / refurbished / repaired as well as pricing, tendering and implementation on new electrical, mechanical and civil installations.
Manage and attend to break-downs and prioritize jobs promptly.
Supervision, management, training and coordination of the maintenance team.

Location (country, city): Witbank, Mpumalanga

Job Qualification & Experience:

Qualifications/Experience
Qualified Millwright / Fitter / Electrician with recognized Mechanical / Electrical apprenticeship & Trade test (section 13) with at least 8 years’ experience as artisan is preferred. Millwright will be preferred.
Must have a strong Mechanical & Electrical background to analyze and be able to trouble shoot accurately and quickly and give support and guidance to artisans.
Relevant project execution experience with proven record of satisfactory prior performance.
Min five years’ Supervision experience of maintenance team within large E,M&I installations with proven record of satisfactory prior performance.
Five years relevant experience in maintenance of large electrical and mechanical installations. Must have a strong electrical background and be able to trouble shoot accurately and quickly.

Knowledge, skills and abilities
Sound knowledge of Water treatment processes with strong technical knowledge of mechanical-, electrical- and instrumentation work.
Operational and safety procedures pertaining to maintenance activities, including safe use of tools and hand tools.
Maintain pertinent records.
Read, interpret and understand data.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in written form.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contracted in the course of work.
Solid understanding of health and safety regulations and practices. (OSH Act / MHSA)
Strong computer literacy in Microsoft Office Packages.
Effective budgeting and performance management.
Fantastic organizational and leadership skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines.
Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
Experience and understanding of root cause analyses methods and facilitate FMECA.
Great time management skills.
Maintenance Store management and maintain all inventory and ensure proper storage.

Behavioural Competencies
Solution and improvement focused (initiative and motivation).
Effective time management skills with a sense of urgency.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Ability to multi- task. Working under pressure.
Proactively work within a team with the ability to work unsupervised.

Requirements
Medically fit in line with client requirements
Water treatment plant environment, exposure to noise, vibration, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, gases, solvents, toxic materials, hazardous chemicals within the allowable exposure limits as defined by Department of Labour.
Exposure to all types of weather and temperature conditions.
Working in confined spaces.
Working at heights.
Work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including uneven surfaces.
Enough physical ability to perform moderate to heavy lifting, standing and walking for prolonged periods of time, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and operating motorized equipment. Good hand-eye-co-ordination.
See in the normal visual range with or without correction to read computer screens and printed documents and to operate equipment.
Hear the normal audio range with or without correction.

The responsibility could include support on other sites in the region:
Must own a vehicle, or have own method of transport
Be willing to travel
Have own accommodation within the region

Standby duties after hours and over weekends.

Company Description:

Water treatment specialist

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

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