Site Engineering Manager [EE/AA Candidates] (Ref: MESEM)

Position in the Engineering sector in Durban - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Friday 14 February 2020
Job Description:

A company based in Durban is seeking a Site Engineering Manager. The successful incumbent’s role will include the maintenance and engineering effort for the plant including: Safety and Risk Compliance; Plant Equipment Availability and Performance; Utilities and Energy Management; Budget Development; and People Management.

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Main job function


Site OHS Act compliance and GMR (2)1 site appointment

Site risk management – risk audit requirements, ISO45000 co-ordination

Fire systems compliance to ASIB regulations

Maintenance Budget

Compile annual maintenance budget

Compile five year site strategic maintenance budget, including facilities and utilities upgrades for


Monthly maintenance cost control and reporting

Cost reduction initiatives

Spares management and control

Plant and Services Availability

Equipment availability management

Equipment MTBF and MTTR improvement

Scheduled PM schedules

OEM support on critical equipment

Maintenance Department Performance

KPI’s tracking and reporting

Employee management and control

Maintenance Systems Improvement and Strategy

Maintenance strategy and tactical approach

Team structure to match strategy

Utilities Management

Water and energy management

Compressed air, steam, water, effluent, electricity

Building and facilities


Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Minimum 5 years in engineering and maintenance management within FMCG industry

Proven experience functioning in multi-discipline teams essential

Experience working in a unionized environment essential

Maintenance systems and measures

Utilities (compressed air, electricity, steam, water, effluent, fire systems)

OHS Act knowledge

 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.

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