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Maintenance manager

R 8.500,00 monthly City of Cape Town, Western Cape 28 May

Important company in the sector

  • Description

  • Site Name: South Africa - Western Cape - Cape Town
    Posted Date: Oct 14 2019
    Job Purpose

    Manage the repair & maintenance of all assets on site that come into direct contact with product. Also manage all KPIs to ensure all key result areas are achieved.

    Key Responsibilities (10 bullet points maximum)

    1. Manage all the unplanned Equipment and facilities breakdown on side.

    Allocate jobs daily based on priorities and skills of individuals to ensure equipment is available at all times for production
    For all un-planned downtime, ensure a detailed root cause investigation is conducted and job cards are update as necessary
    Ensure analysis of un-planned downtime is carried out so that maintenance can be more focused to target specific areas
    Ensure input is received from production, fitters etc. on breakdowns, non-performing equipment and actions are put in place immediately
    On a monthly basis, prepare and share all Maintenance KPIs with key site personnel
    Use the Maintenance KPIs (availability, maintenance costs and % breakdown work) to reduce unplanned downtime on site
    Lead the Maintenance Improvement Team (Cross site group with planner, value streams and validation input) to reduce un-planned downtime on site
    Ensure all unplanned work is captured using the CMMS
    Ensure Preferred supplier contracts are in place for all key engineering suppliers
    2. Manage Planned preventative Maintenance program on site

    Use the Maintenance KPIs (% planned work, maintenance schedule adherence, availability, maintenance costs and % breakdown work) to ensure all planned maintenance is carried out and unplanned breakdowns are reduced
    Ensure Planned maintenance resources are allocated and job cards are completed correctly and returned to Planner for recording on CMMS
    Identify and review on a routine basis the critical equipment list
    All critical equipment must have a failure mode analysis completed and the job cards updated
    Ensure correct engineering standards are applied across the site as part of the preventative maintenance program
    Plan schedule maintenance work detail, overtime, shifts and shutdowns
    Execution of Planned/scheduled work needs to be liaised with production around plant availability for any intrusive maintenance. Artisan to be managed to keep to times set out by maintenance planning
    Attend Value Stream Meetings to provide Engineering input
    Submit recommendations and requisitions to Factory Engineer for approval
    Liaises with Engineering manager and Manufacturing Pharmacists re: equipment replacement
    Ensures that all equipment complies with legal requirements e.g. pressure tests on manufacturing vessels, lifting equipment
    Ensures appropriate equipment maintenance life plans are in place. These must be based on equipment performance requirements and history of failures
    3. Manage the Engineering Stores

    Provide input to the workshop stores so that key spares are maintained for all equipment on site
    Ensure adequate measure are followed for the filing & release of all spares on site. Ensure correct financial processes are followed
    Authorize requisitions of all parts and materials from the Engineering Store
    4. Manage all staff within the department

    Allocate jobs daily based on priorities and skills of individuals
    Ensure training of all staff in engineering is carried out (including Quality and EHS requirements)
    Assist subordinates with technical problems
    Carry out disciplinary hearings and take actions as required. Counsel staff as required
    Ensure PDPs are in place where appropriate and conduct performance appraisals of direct reports
    Lead weekly workshop meetings
    Authorize leave and overtime payments
    Keep control of the attendance records in engineering department
    Assist staff with sourcing suppliers, parts and materials negotiating and purchasing at best delivery, price etc
    Ensure staff are motivated to meet Engineering objectives
    Participate in the monthly calibration steering committee meeting
    Work with QA/EHS to ensure all responsible related SOPs are updated on a regular basis
    Ensure departmental compliance with EHS standards including completion of work permits, completion of Risk assessments, completion of chemical awareness, EHS score board is up to date, adverse event forms are completed and near misses are reported. Also, ensure staff wear PPE
    Ensures departmental compliance with QMS
    Provides input for budget process i.e. manpower, materials, R&M
    5. Provide Engineering Support for all new equipment on site ( Installation & Commissioning)

    Provide input to Projects Co-coordinator about new equipment requirements
    Oversee installation and commissioning by providing internal resource to project teams
    Scope of Accountability

    Number of Direct Reports:


  • Number of vacancies: 10
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Certificate
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Maintenance manager

  • Province

    City of Cape Town, Western Cape

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    R 8.500,00 monthly

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