Job Purpose

The Maintenance Manager is expected to lead the Maintenance function in providing both a reactive and proactive, multi-skilled maintenance service on all operational equipment and facility’s infrastructure. Plan and oversee all aspects of the day to day running of an allocated workshop and team.

Key Accountability Areas

• Plan, prioritize, schedule and oversee maintenance duties according to best practices

• Regular communication with General Managers regarding requirements, planning and progress

• Increase the operational effectiveness, equipment availability and life cycle cost of machinery and equipment through preventative maintenance

• Ensure that Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are adhered to

• Implementation of Standard Operating Procedures and checklists for operators

• Manage the team on technical best practice and establish standard policies and procedures whilst also mentoring and leading the department

• Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on Maintenance activities

• Ensure that machinery and/ or equipment are fit for purpose and to provide proactive support/ solutions when required

• Attend meetings and action/ communicate instructions

• Produce written reports to the General Manager in terms of maintenance actions and costs

• Troubleshooting and problem solving

• Provide technical expertise to the team

• Manage, coach and develop a high performing maintenance team that meets agreed objectives, and which delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements

• Perform minor maintenance work, including maintenance and repair of machinery, other mechanical equipment, gates, etc.

• Procurement of equipment and machinery according to company protocols

Qualification and Experience

• Grade 12/ Matric

• Minimum of 5 to 10 year’s proven experience in the maintenance and mechanical industry

Competencies and Skills

• Excellent planning and organizational skills

• Strong leadership skills and ability to work confidently in a group

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Strong problem solving skills

• Excellent time management skills

• Computer literate

• Driver’s license

• Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making

Applications close on 29 March 2024.

EMAIL CV IN WORD FORMAT: cvs@agricruitment.co.za

Please consider your application as unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks.

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