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  • Posted: Nov 2, 2020
    Deadline: Nov 15, 2020
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    AVI LIMITED is home to many of South Africa’s leading and best-loved brands. Listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in the Food Products sector, and centred on the FMCG market, AVI’s extensive brand portfolio includes more than 50 brands. Our single-minded purpose is our brands growth and development. Our brands span a range of categories i...
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    Maintenance Planner: Engineering

    Closing Date: 2020/11/11
    Reference Number: AVI191209-1

    Company Profile    

    • A career opportunity exists for a Maintenance/Engineering Planner to join the Snackworks Isando factory. The Planner will be responsible for the planning of preventative and shutdown maintenance, reporting on maintenance analysis, and participate in projects as assigned. This role reports directly to the Engineering Manager and will be responsible for reaching key maintenance deliverables.

    Duties and Responsibilities    

    • Planning maintenance activities and co-ordination of maintenance activities including annual shutdown and daily adhoc work.
    • Analyse machinery and component life cycles by identifying failure trends.
    • Verifying integrity of data captured by artisans on a daily basis.
    • Updating job cards and maintenance schedules based on OEM manuals and historical performance.
    • Develop cost and time estimates of planned maintenance work.
    • Manage preventative and predictive maintenance strategies, which will include condition monitoring and other practices.
    • Monitor job completion rates and report trends to the Engineering management team.
    • CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System) – implementation, optimization and management of the Shopware Asset Care system.
    • Planning and optimising the most appropriate maintenance tasks for relevant equipment
    • Analysis and interpretation of maintenance history and feedback report preparation
    • Ensure ongoing communication with Engineering Team Leaders, Production Managers and Production Planner
    • Work closely with engineering stores personnel to control spares and stock levels
    • Projects – work closely with the project team to ensure efficient delivery of tasks involving engineering input


    • Plan and think ahead
    • Optimise business performance
    • Remain composed and resilient
    • Focus on achieving results
    • Work with others
    • Solve problems
    • Attention to detail
    • Analytical thinking
    • Ability to function well when under pressure and meet tight timelines

    Experience Required    

    • At least 8 years' experience in maintenance planning gained within the FMCG or Manufacturing environment
    • Experience in a high speed packaging environment advantageous

    Minimum Qualifications Required    

    • National Diploma or equivalent qualification in Mechanical- or Electrical Engineering (N6/T3/S4)
    • Completed a trade test as a Fitter, Millwright and Electrical with a recognized institution ideal

    Additional Requirements    

    • Knowledge of Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) e.g. SAP, Shopware and/or Pragma experience
    • Experience with CMMS preferably ‘On Key”, will be a distinct advantage
    • Knowledge of TPM and RCM concepts and principles
    • Knowledge of MS Projects and MS Excel advantageous

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to AVI Limited on to apply

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