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  • Posted: May 21, 2024
    Deadline: May 31, 2024
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    WastePlan is a national on-site waste management company specialising in recycling and reducing waste to landfill. We are the second largest company of our kind in South Africa with a footprint in KZN, Gauteng, the Eastern and Western Cape and the Free State, servicing over 400 clients nationally. We are a level 2 BEE contributor with 125% procurement recogn...
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    Maintenance Manager

    Job summary 

    • To ensure that the machinery and equipment are maintained, productive and safe to use. Ensure that operators are properly trained and certified to utilize the machinery and equipment.  


    Responsible for maintaining the machinery and equipment in your region, in the most productive and safe manner possible  

    • Monitor the maintenance budget and availability (uptime / downtime) 
    • Manage the department in your region 
    • Responsible for implementing the national service plan by carrying out 6 monthly services on all machinery and equipment in the region 
    • Ensure safety checks are conducted and all operators are properly trained and certified 
    • Capture, update and maintain all machinery / equipment data on the asset management application 
    • Ensure all GMR legal appointments are in place where applicable
    • Diagnose breakdowns and either conduct the repairs, or make use of external contractors if required (in consultation with the Operations Manager)
    • Responsible for the completion of daily, weekly and monthly check lists for all machinery / equipment   
    • Advise senior management on productivity data and recommendations for machinery / equipment 

     Responsible for managing the fixed assets 

    • Responsible for updating the asset register and asset management application data  
    • Ensure that all assets are tagged and captured on the asset management application  
    • Ensure that asset management application is used to monitor movement of assets 

    Fabrication and manufacturing 

    • Refurbish bins by replacing wheels, floors and sides as necessary and repaint if required 
    • Make up new racking, sorting tables and cages for sites 
    • Refurbish racking, sorting tables and cages as required

     Building maintenance 

    • Perform basic electrical repairs
    • Conduct basic installations such as plumbing, shelving and the like 
    • Paint interiors and exteriors
    • Perform other ad hoc maintenance functions as required

    Site support and improvements 

    • Assist with equipment installations for new sites 
    • Site improvements as per requests from operations staff 


    • Matric / Grade 12 
    • Qualified as a Fitter or at least 8 years practical experience in the field 
    • Experience with 3 phase electrical systems and fault finding (PLC knowledge is advantageous) 
    • Experience with hydraulic systems and fault finding 
    • Welding and boiler making experience and skills essential 
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is essential 
    • Valid code 8 drivers’ license and own reliable transport is preferable 
    • Must be well presented, professional and have excellent communications skills  

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