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  • Posted: Jun 23, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • We are a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare. As one of the few healthcare companies researching both medicines and vaccines for the World Health Organization’s three priority diseases – HIV/AIDS, tube...
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    Production Maintenance Lead

    Job Purpose

    As a Production Maintenance Lead, you will be responsible for maintaining the reliability of equipment and to be compliant with Engineering standards, Quality standards and all EHS standards that pertains to the safe operation of equipment.

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    • Allocate jobs daily based on priorities and skills of individuals to ensure equipment is always available for production
    • For all un-planned downtimes, ensure a detailed root cause investigation is conducted and job cards are update as necessary
    • Ensure analysis of un-planned downtime is carried out so that maintenance can be more focused to target specific areas
    • Use the Maintenance KPIs (% planned work, maintenance schedule adherence, availability, maintenance costs and % breakdown work) to ensure all planned maintenance is carried out and unplanned breakdowns are reduced
    • Ensure Planned maintenance resources are allocated, and job cards are completed correctly and returned to Planner for recording on CMMS
    • Lead and support structured problem solving. e.g. RCA, DMAIC
    • Identify and review on a routine basis the critical equipment list
    • Provide input to the workshop stores so that key spares are maintained for all equipment on site
    • Ensure adequate measure are followed for the filing & release of all spares on site. Ensure correct financial processes are followed
    • Authorize requisitions of all parts and materials from the Engineering Store
    • Ensure training of all staff in engineering is carried out (including Quality and EHS requirements)
    • Assist subordinates with technical problems
    • Carry out disciplinary hearings and take actions as required. Counsel staff as required
    • Provide input to Projects Co-coordinator about new equipment requirements
    • Oversee installation and commissioning by providing internal resources to project teams

    Basic Qualifications:

    • N6 with Trade Test in Fitting and Turning, Diploma or BTech in Mechanical Engineering with GCC
    • Minimum 5 years’ experience within an Engineering department of an FMCG/ Pharmaceutical manufacturing site
    • Experience leading a team of skilled production artisans
    • Basic understanding of Electrical Trouble shooting

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • High level of initiative and self-motivation
    • Drive and determination to complete a task
    • Good Communication & Organizational skills
    • High degree of integrity
    • Ability to drive targets
    • Ability to work under pressure to deadlines
    • Ability to work overtime
    • Ability to problem solve
    • Keen attention to detail
    • Proficient computer literacy skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) on to apply

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