Maintenance Supervisor - Machine Shop (Ref: CBMSMS)
Remuneration: RAND50 000 Per Month (With Benefits)

Position in the Engineering sector in Richards Bay - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Monday 7 August 2017
Job Description:

Our client, a leader in the manufacturing of construction equipment is looking for a Maintenance Supervisor to join their team in Richards Bay.

Main job function

Supports the organizational goals of safety, quality and productivity by managing the programming, maintenance, troubleshooting and repairing of CNC manufacturing equipment, Boring Mills, Lathes and Machine Centers

Responsible for the repair, installation and commissioning of Machine Shop machinery and equipment

Responsible for ensuring optimal levels of machine availability and for the justification of any additional capital equipment when required

Ensure scheduled maintenance schedules are implemented and adhered to

Fault find and repair CNC controls and drives on AC&DC motors using technical skills and knowledge, use schematics to complete a fault analysis

Be a technical mentor to team members

Maintains and organizes machine and maintenance data so that it can be used by others

Interacts with vendors and suppliers to source materials and supervise and / or handle repairs

Definition of Machinery


Boring mills


MC’s and other relevant production manufacturing machinery

Trade Tested Machine Tool Millwright, Millwright, Electrician, Mechanical Fitter or Instrumentation Technician


6 - 8 years’ experience with the above-mentioned machinery

High level of technical knowledge

Demonstrated ability in fault finding and repairs and maintenance of above mentioned machinery

Knowledge of production machines and relevant control systems

Ability to apply understanding of machine systems to design, fabricate, maintain and identify improvement possibilities

Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Software

Able to work overtime on weekends and after hours

Management qualification - advantageous


Technical skills - proficient in PLC’s and drives

Quick decision making

Strong problem solving skills (Programming, mechanical & electrical)

Team player

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to adapt to changes effectively and represent management

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 Catherine Bronze