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  • Posted: Nov 13, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • PFG, a division of the PG Group, is the leading manufacturer of float and patterned glass in southern Africa, as well as laminated glass, mirrors, and sealant products. The company, situated near Johannesburg in South Africa, produces 260 000 tons of high quality float glass and 30 000 tons of high quality patterned glass products a year.

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    Plant Engineer

    • Drive compliance by ensuring equipment and machinery comply with relevant legislation and that Team Leaders fulfil their safety obligations with respect to work instructions, task observations and risk assessments in order to provide a safe and healthy work environment. This includes fulfilling GMR2.7(a) duties as stipulated in the OHS Act.
    • Control and manage the relevant maintenance budgets as agreed with the Engineering Manager to ensure planned cost outcomes are achieved.
    • Implement, improving and executing the maintenance strategy, objectives and tactics in respect of the available resources to ensure optimum performance and reliability of the plants.
    •  Drive effective maintenance through root cause failure analyses on critical equipment and/or system failures and recommend corrective measures to prevent recurrences.
    • Responsible for the accuracy of equipment data base, bills of material and the asset register to ensure good data integrity and availability of equipment and/or spares.
    • Manage the Engineering department interaction with the Operations/Production Department to optimise processes and improve systems with the purpose of optimising efficiencies.
    • Develops guidelines and rules, provide assistance and direction to plant personnel to ensure good engineering practice through documentation, quality control, and review mechanisms.
    • Manage the planning and scheduling of maintenance activities in line with production requirements through subordinates by means of effective asset care systems.
    • Drive the implementation of WCM in relevant Engineering departments.
    • Responsible for high level technical reports related to projects, maintenance activities, improvements and costs.
    • Implement and manage approved projects and new technology and ensure compliance to standard engineering practices.   
    • To ensure staff are effectively managed and held accountable through performance and disciplinary procedures, and that staff are developed and mentored through the talent management and IDP processes.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to PFG Building Glass on to apply
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