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Maintenance Manager

City of Johannesburg, Gauteng 14 April

Uptime Recruitment

  • Description

  • A manufacturing company in Johannesburg is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced MAINTENANCE MANAGER


    • Minimum of a B Sc Degree in Process, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering and / or relevant tertiary qualification with advanced levels of competency in both mechanical & electrical engineering. NQF level 6.
    • 5-8 years’ experience in an industrialized production management
    • 5-8 years’ experience in leading an engineering team within an industrial environment


    • GMR2 appointee & Occupational Health and Safety Act
    • Maintenance for plant and machinery at the plant
    • Plant safety and development to comply with the NOSA requirements.
    • New projects and capital expenditure
    • Environmental Issues


    1. Occupational Health and Safety Act
    • Responsible that all the provisions of the act, in relation to machinery are complied with
    • Participate and support the company’s SHE programs.

    2. Maintenance of plant and machinery
    • Manage, control, and develop a competent, motivated and reliable technical department consisting of a Technician, Planner, 4 artisans and 2 assistants.
    • Responsible person for the maintenance of plants with an installed capacity exceeding 3000kW.
    • Manage and implement the maintenance strategy and plans.
    • Identify short, medium- and long-term engineering needs.
    • Develop and maintain the condition monitoring, maintenance scheduling, downtime recording and root cause analysis systems for the plant.
    • Ensure documentation of critical plant spares is current and that correct and adequate spares are kept in the stores.
    • Assist with the management of the tools & equipment workshop ensuring all tools and equipment are in good working order.
    • Maintenance of electronic and mechanical plant areas.

    3. New projects and capital expenditure
    • Advise Plant Manager of engineering capital requirements to improve efficiencies by evaluating existing and new designs, options and costing them.
    • Keep abreast of technological changes and implement depending on cost effectiveness and suitability to ensure sustainable processes.

    4. Environmental issues
    • Ensure that legal and company environmental standards are adhered to, with specific reference to dust pollution and, waste dumping, and compliance to the Machinery act.


    • A natural hands-on team player.
    • A natural aptitude towards engineering philosophies such as Root Cause analysis and Equipment performance management.
    • Must be prepared to work overtime from time to time.
    • A passion for plant safety.

    The Company offers a market related salary on a total cost to company basis.

    Please submit CV in MS Word stating current salary and availability.

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English
  • Driver's license: EB
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Maintenance Manager

  • Recruiter

    Uptime Recruitment

  • Province

    City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary


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