Engineering Manager
2022-09-04 - 2022-10-03
Chemical Industry
Engineering & Technical
KwaZulu-Natal, Durban
Market related (Negotiable)

An established manufacturer of chemicals is seeking an Engineering Manager to oversee the Maintenance and integrity of Plant and Machinery in all Industrial Chemical sites and operations and to manage all capital projects related to plant and machinery.

Minimum requirements for the role:

  • Must have a BSc Mechanical Engineering as well as a GCC Machinery
  • Minimum 7 years’ Chemical Plant experience is essential
  • Previous management and maintenance experience will be required
  • Must be computer literate with experience in computerised maintenance management systems (CMMS)
  • Excellent interpersonal, planning and communications skills are important

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing equipment capability, reliability and availability to Operations through the application of planned and predictive maintenance techniques.
  • Minimizing plant downtime.
  • Ensuring the integrity of company assets is managed and maintained.
  • Ensuring all maintenance work is carried out to accepted standards and specification.
  • Complying with all statutory maintenance and inspection requirements at all times.
  • Managing the engineering and maintenance requirements across all Industrial Chemical plants in various geographic locations.
  • Leading a team of Maintenance Managers, Foremen (Mechanical, Electrical Instrumentation & Fabrication) and their artisans and assistants.
  • Developing and implementing procedures in conjunction with the Maintenance Manager, Planner, Buyer, Foremen and Production departments in order to ensure spare parts availability and control thereof.
  • Compiling and administering annual department mechanical maintenance budgets and ensuring that they are in line with the budget plan.
  • Ensuring that all critical and statutory documentation is managed and up to date in accordance with planned maintenance programs, statutory requirements and company procedures.
Salary package, including benefits, are highly negotiable depending on experience gained 

Please note that subsequent to the screening and shortlisting process, all further communication will be entered into, only with the shortlisted candidates
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