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  • Posted: Nov 18, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • EarthStream is a technology & engineering recruiting specialist providing talent across multiple industry sectors many of which share commonality in their technology dependence. Engineering is at the heart of what we do from software and hardware to security, electronics and infrastructure, through to industry specific engineering disciplines. We unde...
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    Plant Maintenance Manager

    The role defines the overall responsibility of plant maintenance during breakdowns and scheduled shutdown time delivered with compliance to defined safety and environmental procedures.

    The role also defines the responsibility of plant spares planning, availability and overall spares management.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Manage the staff. Processes and activities for maintaining all plant and machinery, equipment and other physical assets to ensure safe, continual and efficient operation.
    • Select and implement the maintenance strategy and activities necessary to improve or maintain efficient operations. Such as, assessing the current production and maintenance activities and equipment used and providing a report on findings making recommendations where necessary.
    • Manage the mechanical performance of plant and equipment.
    • Working closely with outside contractors when necessary and provide them with all necessary support.
    • Establishing and directing the implementation of approved maintenance procedures.
    • Developing, guiding and following-up the implementation of work safety procedures and practices within the plant as it pertains to the general maintenance of the plant in accordance with Industry Standards.
    • Implementing established policies and procedures for purchasing or requisitioning of material / spare parts for stores. Offering adjustments where necessary.
    • Maintaining appropriate records of maintenance activities.
    • Implementing training programs for the Maintenance team members.
    • Ensuring that periodic predictive, preventative and corrective maintenance of the whole plant, equipment, machinery, facilities and other physical assets are appropriately scheduled and accomplished, and that emergency troubleshooting and maintenance support are readily available as needed.
    • Improve the reliability of plant and equipment.
    • Maintain communications and relations as are necessary to report on the status of matters requiring action and to ensure that corrective action is planned and undertaken.
    • Oversees maintenance goal setting, activity scheduling, work performance and performance management to ensure measurable goals, proper workload distribution, goal satisfaction and effective staff performance management.
    • Monitors and continually improves maintenance personnel performance to achieve enhanced levels of efficiency.
    • Spares planning, scheduling and ordering along with inventory management.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Management.

    Behavioral Traits / Personal Characteristics:

    • Strong Leadership and motivational Skills;
    • Superior sense of personal ownership; accountability and urgency;
    • Strong ability to maintain high standards without direct supervision
    • Ability to coordinate and assign work to different operating disciplines to exceeds targets
    • Ability to strongly influence people and team without direct authority over them;
    • Possess good analytical skills for identifying process shortfalls and equipment bottlenecks / limitations, and implementing corrective actions;
    • Have good verbal and written communication skills to facilitate accurate transfer of plant performance information in both upward and downward direction
    • Ability to maintain self-discipline within a stressful environment
    • Be relentless, diligent and thorough in approach;
    • Be enthusiastic and Pro-active in manner
    • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
    • Ability to speak Portuguese and English language is highly desirable.

    Required Education:

    • A Tertiary Qualification Mechanical Engineering
    • H.N.C or B.Tech Mech Eng

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to EarthStream on to apply
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