Maintenance Engineer (Ref: NTME)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Manufacturing, Production and Trades sector in Boksburg - Gauteng
Posted On Friday 10 May 2019
Job Description:

A MAINTENANCE ENGINEER position at a leading FMCG Home and Personal Care manufacturing concern to manage and lead the maintenance strategy in a production environment. The Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for maintenance of all equipment and machinery on site and will lead the drive to improve efficiencies on all production lines. The role will be based in Boksburg, Johannesburg

Main job function

Responsible for all preventative maintenance on site

Complete management of workshop and all artisans

Provide strategic and operational inputs for effective and efficient asset management of the site in line with best practice maintenance principles

Ensuring that the site’s Asset Register is available and updated regularly

Ensure the execution of efficient preventative, corrective and breakdown systems for the maintenance department

Lead technical investigations into plant and equipment failures

Ensure critical spares are correctly specified both in technical detail as well as expected inventory levels Ensuring compliance to all OHS Act requirements

To administer the various outsourced engineering services for the site

Prepare and manage the maintenance budget and assist with capital expenditure projects of the engineering group

Input and maintenance of all engineering master data on the ERP

Contribute towards the decrease in engineering and maintenance related costs

Responsible for employee development, training, performance management as well as succession planning in the department

Working knowledge of quality management systems specifically ISO


Relevant BTech qualification or engineering diploma

Minimum of 7 to 10 years maintenance engineering experience within the home and personal care manufacturing industry


Excellent computer skills including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint

Experience in working with ERP systems especially SAP and Syspro

Excellent communication and teamwork skills with an ability to interact with senior management

Ability to work in diverse teams 

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Nicole Thomas