Maintenance Manager...

JOB INDEX - 3 weeks ago - Job Mail

3 weeks ago

Maintenance Manager

Purpose of the position is to coordinate maintenance staff to ensure machinery and equipment are operating and maintained


Role Responsibilities:



  • Management of Maintenance department to ensure optimum machine availability at all times

  • Effective utilizations of the plant preventative maintenance program for both the equipment and tooling used for the production process

  • Continuous improvement of process and machinery systems

  • Programming and upgrading PLCs, Robots and other software

  • Ensure full compliance with the OHS Act on site

  • Co-ordinate outsourcing of Safety, Contractors, and Cleaning function

  • Ensure continuous improvements and low cost mechanisms are implemented throughout the plant production processes

  • Ensure that all tooling used by production is in good working condition at all times and liaise with production / technical to ensure tooling preparation is completed timeously and in line with production schedule

  • Identify all tooling improvements and manage the tooling program to reduce tooling change over and times.

  • Installation of plant machinery and equipment as required

  • Building maintenance

  • Electrical reticulation


Minimum requirements:



  • NQF 4 qualification + Industrial/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or Mechanical/Electrical Trade Test (NQF6)

  • 3 –5 years extensive supervisory experience in a maintenance / tooling environment as an engineer in the Automotive Industry

  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic knowledge

  • Siemens and Mitsubishi programing experience

  • KUKA & ABB robot programming experience

  • Safety device programming experience

  • Familiar with mechanical processes, spot welding, press plants, paint plants, toolroom& jigs

  • Preventative maintenance programs / packages / continuous improvement action plans

  • High Computer skills on databases, MS Office, and knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management Software

    •Ability to use own initiative.

    •Good people and communication skills

    •OHS Act (Safety requirements) knowledge

    •Personal qualities: Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, Self-starter and good motivator and Hands on involvement