Technical Manager
2022-06-15 - 2022-07-14
Eastern Cape, Queenstown
Negotiable (Market related, Negotiable)
Opportunity Available! Our well known client in the FMCG Sector is looking to employ a Technical Manager to join their team in Queenstown.
Job Description: 

Purpose of the job: 

  • As the GMR2.1 for the plant, the incumbent is required to Lead the plant maintenance programmes on site while ensuring a safe working environment in compliance to the regulations.
  • To carry out regular checks on all the manufacturing equipment ensuring that it can produce to the desired machine efficiency.
  • To draw up and maintain a maintenance schedule and procure required spares; to draw up and continuously update Maintenance SOP’s.
  • To manage all maintenance personnel, be responsible for total asset care, including the buildings.
  • Involved with the planning, coordination and control of Manufacturing processes.


  • ISO45001 implementation and compliance.
  • FSSC22000 accreditation and compliance.
  • Cost management (Control maintenance and CAPEX budgets).
  • Staff supervision and training.
  • Machine efficiencies, plant utilization.
  • Preventative, scheduled maintenance planning and execution.
  • Total asset care which includes facility maintenance.
Job Requirements: 

  •  B-Eng, BSc Electrical or BSc Mechanical (GCC Factories advantageous).
  • Min 5 years’ experience in a technical lead role in a FMCG environment (high speed packaging advantageous).
  •  A proven leader with exceptional management skills.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • High business acumen and ability to work under pressure.
  • Decisive decision making and ability to work to deadlines.
  • Superior proficiency in computer applications (Krones Site Pilot and Asset management advantageous).
  • Established relationships and networks with stakeholders in the machine supply chain.
  • Exceptional fault-finding & diagnostic skills.
  • Demonstrated maintenance planning, implementation, and control.
For more information please contact:
Bridgette Groep