GCC Engineering Manager - Durban


*** GCC Engineering Manager - FMCG ***

Top FMCG Manufacturing firm seeks GCC Engineering Manager. To ensure the efficient performance, safe operation and reliability of the plant.

Non-Negotiables (We will check):

* BEE: Open to all Races. Age Cap: Under 52

* Government Certificate of Competency - Factories
* Deep Expertise on Predictive Maintenance Practices
* Expert in Mechanical Maintenance
* Expert in Capital Projects
* Expert in Utilities
* Team Player
* Take Accountability Person
* 5 years Setting up Maintenance Best Practice - Predictive, Preventative, Corrective
* 10 years Hands-On Mechanical Diagnostics, Repair and Recurrence Prevention
* 5 years Plant Enhancement & Capital Projects
* 5 years Utilities Maintenance - Particularly HP Boilers & Power Generation

What the person must be able to do:

This role is in the FMCG Manufacturing sector. All duties would take place in this context.

* Leadership

* Provide Thought Leadership to the Maintenance Team
* Coach and Develop Team
* Performance Management of Team
* Hands-on Guidance with Complex Mechanical Faults
* Gain the support and supervisory technicians
* Upskill the maintenance and utility teams

* Safety & Legal Compliance

* Ensure OHAS Act legal compliance regarding inspections and tests (Boilers, Pressure Vessels, etc...)
* Ensure compliance within fire hazardous zones
* Drive existing safety initiatives
* Continuous Improvement of existing safety initiatives and ISO requirements
* Incident prevention - rather than cure
* GMR 2.1 Appointee

* Maintenance

* Maximise plant uptime and OEE
* Develop Long term strategy for asset management and power generation
* Optimize energy efficiency and power utilization (steam, electricity, water, air, etc )
* Implement RCM, TPM, CBM and Related Practices
* Implement Maintenance Tracking System like Pragma or Equivalent

* Capital Projects - Plant Upgrades

* Identitify opportunities for improvement
* Annual capital budget, inputs, justification and presentation
* Detailed project and MOC (management of change) costing
* Manage Projects and Implementation
* Manage Project Costing and Budgets

* Utilities

* Drive sustainability initiatives
* In particular focus on savings in water, steam and electricity savings
* Maintenance of Turbine Power Generation Plant & HP Boilers

* Financial

* Annual factory maintenance, major repair and shutdown budget inputs and presentation.
* Create Maintenance Budgets
* Ensure Adherence to Budget
* Focus on monthly high cost report and variances
* Cost savings

* Engineering Spares and Consumables

* Manage Engineering Stores
* Continually update critical spares list
* Ensure suppliers have adequate consignment stock

* Benchmarking

* International benchmarking against similar operations in the group


Key Job Deliverables:

* Become an expert on New and Existing Equipment
* Determine best way to Maintain Equipment
* Develop Predictive Maintenance Best Practice

Background work experience:

* 5 years Setting up Maintenance Best Practice - Predictive, Preventative, Corrective
* 10 years Hands-On Mechanical Diagnostics, Repair and Recurrence Prevention
* 5 years Plant Enhancement & Capital Projects
* 5 years Utilities Maintenance - Particularly HP Boilers & Power Generation
* Mechanical Engineering (S4, BTech or BSc)
* Deep Expertise on Predictive Maintenance Practices
* Setting up an RCM, TPM and CBM based maintenance system. Including software like Pragma or equivalent.
* Putting on overalls and assisting team with complex and tricky mechanical faults
* Identifying opportunities for plant improvement and putting in place projects to achieve those improvements
* Microsoft Office with Intermediate Excel
* Must understand how to maintain the following equipment:
* Plant Equipment
* Drying plants - Rotary drum
* Milling - Hammer mills
* Dust extraction systems - Maintenance & Optimisation
* Maize Silos
* Bucket Elevators
* Chain Conveyors
* Pneumatic transport systems
* Fans
* Compressors
* Pressure Vessels
* Pipes
* Pumps and fluid handling systems
* Distillation Columns
* Evaporators - Falling Film
* Heat Exchangers
* DCS and PLC control systems

* Utilities
* Back Pressure Steam Turbines (Electricity Generation)
* Gas Fired High Pressure Boilers
* Steam reticulation and pressure reducing stations
* High Voltage Electrical - Reticulation switchgear and transformers
* Electrical synchronisation and protection equipment
* Generators - knowledge and maintenance
* Utilities Usage i.e. Water Systems, Steam Systems, Electricity Systems

Adv: Knowledge of Harzardous Areas Compliance Requirements
Adv: FMCG Engineering Management Experience

Personality Summary:

* High Driver - Ambitious, Results Orientated Go-getter. Self-Starter. Makes things happen.
* High Analytical - Strong with problem solving, analysis, metrics, data and fact based decision making.
* Moderate Expressive - People person, charming, persuasive.

* Initiative, creativity with strong technical skills
* Effective communicator with own teams and other departments


Benefits of this Role:

* Independent work culture
* Industry leader
* You can make your mark here

Reports to: Plant Manager
Location: Durban North

Salary: Market Related. In the Range of R1.2Mil to R1.6Mil per annum. Highly exceptional more senior candidates may be considered.

Type: Permanent
Start: ASAP
Reference: j624

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