Plant Engineer (Ref: JRPE)
Remuneration: R960 000 to 1 mil per annum

Position in the Engineering sector in Pietermaritzburg - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Wednesday 16 August 2023
Job Description:

Main job function

 Large Chicken manufacturing concern is seeking a Qualified and experienced Mechanical Or Electrical engineer with a GCC Factories to look after a team of 40 artisans.


A Degree or Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, with 8 years trade experience of which least 5 years in a supervisory category, GCC factories



  • GCC
  • Having worked in a 1500 + Kw facility, oversight of machinery and team
  • Leadership qualities ability to manage multifaced team of +/- 40 artisans
  • Refrigeration/Ammonia/hydraulics/Electrical/Mechanical experience is key
  • Ability to work on special projects and manage the day-to-day operations
  • Experience in dealing the performance management of their reportable
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure work environment
  • Exchange information in a clear and concise manner (both written and verbal) to senior staff and subordinates,
  • Work flexible hours and some weekends as required,
  • Thorough understanding of the Labor Relations Act,
  • Constantly looking and finding ways to improve plant efficiency and effectiveness,
  • Regularly reviews and monitor progress, taking action to reschedule and prioritize
  • Understand the full implications of potential problems and minimize their impact,
  • Recommend solutions bases on rigorous and sound information research,
  • Chicken/FMCG experience would be nice but not mandatory

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 Jenny Rathbone