Maintenance Manager
  • Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Job Description
The Person:
  • Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
  • Min 6 years in a similar role.
  • Proven experience as Maintenance Manager or other managerial role.
  • Working knowledge of facilities machines and equipment.
The Job:
  • Maintenance Management:
    • Develop the maintenance strategy and ensure implementation.
    • Ensure health and safety policies are complied with.
    • Provide leadership and manage the maintenance function and teams.
    • Analyse and interpret Planned Maintenance reports.
    • Develop maintenance procedures and ensure implementation.
    • Analyse and interpret breakdown reports (Manufacturing downtime, top-10, etc.).
    • Diagnose plant and equipment problems (fault finding) and identify opportunities to modify, upgrade, improve or replace equipment and spares.
    • Keep maintenance logs and report on daily activities.
  • Maintenance Planning:
    • Compile and manage the Preventative Maintenance Programme according to the maintenance requirements for machines and equipment.
  • Maintenance Process:
    • Approve Stores requisition for spares and consumables.
  • Engineering Projects:
    • Contribute to project initiation, scope definition and scope change control.
    • Participate in the estimation and preparation of cost budget for a project or sub project, monitor and control actual cost against budget.
    • Schedule project activities to facilitate effective project execution.
    • Plan and oversee all repair and installation activities.
    • Monitor, evaluate and communicate project schedules.
    • Manage implementation of Engineering Projects.
    • Monitor expenses and control the budget for maintenance.
    • Support the project environment and activities to deliver project objectives.
    • Contribute to the management of project risk within own field of expertise.
    • Identify, suggest and implement corrective actions to improve quality of project work.
    • Evaluate and improve the project team’s performance.
  • Continuous Improvement:
    • Keep up to date with latest developments/technologies in Maintenance.
    • Check electrical and hydraulic systems of buildings to ensure functionality.
    • Benchmark Maintenance practices against best practices.
    • Identify areas of improvement.
    • Develop and implement continuous improvement interventions.

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