Jnr GCC Engineering Manager - Springs

*** Jnr GCC Engineering Manager - FMCG ***

Top FMCG Manufacturing Maintenance firm seeks Jnr GCC Engineering Manager - FMCG. To Oversee Maintenance, Capital Projects and Safety within a food processing environment.

Non-Negotiables (We will check):

* Expert in Driving High OEE 80%+
* Root Cause Analysis
* Predictive Maintenance Strategies such as RCM, TPM and CBM
* Maintenance of Electro-Mechanical Machinery
* Facilities Maintenance
* Make it Happen Person
* Extremely Responsible Person
* 5 years Plant Engineering - Electro-mechanical Equipment
* 3 years Electrical and Electronics - PLCs, SCADA, HMI
* 3 years Mechanical Equipment
* 5 years Maintenance Best Practices such as RCM, TPM and CBM

What the person must be able to do:

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


* Provide Thought Leadership to the Maintenance Team
* Hands-on Guidance for the Technical Supervisors
* Gain the support and trust of artisans
* Upskill the team

Capital Projects

* Identity opportunities for improvement
* Make continuous improvement a team KPI
* Smart rather than expensive projects
* Prepare Capex Business Cases
* Manage Projects and Implementation
* Ensure realisation of project business case
* BAU Projects


* Maximise plant uptime and OEE
* RCM, TPM and Related Practices
* Interpretation of SAP Reports
* Ensure and audit compliance to asset care programme


* Drive sustainable initiatives
* In particular focus on water savings
* Electricity savings
* Minimise Pollution

Facilities and Site Management

* Maintain Office Systems like HVAC, Electricals, Security Systems & Telephony
* Facilities projects like office moves, telphony systems upgrades


* Manage a large Budget
* Create Maintenance Budgets
* Ensure Adherence to Budget
* Manage Variances
* Cost savings


* Must be obsessive about safety
* Drive existing safety initiatives
* Improve safety initiatives
* Incident prevention - rather than cure
* GMR 2.1

Coaching and Training

* Coach Team on applying Correct Problem Solving Techniques e.g. RCA
* Ensure team gets technical training required

International Benchmarking

* World Class Manufacturing as it applies to maintenance
* International benchmarking against similar operations globally
* Provide input into and developing global engineering best practices

Key Job Deliverables:

* Ensure Plant Safety and GMR legal compliance at all times
* Drive culture of safety
* Plant reliability, operability and MTBF (Maintain 99.4% Factory Efficiency)
* Execution of Key CAPEX Projects
* Cost optimisation and Financial Efficiencies

Background work experience:

* 5 years Plant Engineering - Electro-mechanical Equipment
* 3 years Electrical and Electronics - PLCs, SCADA, HMI
* 3 years Mechanical Equipment
* 5 years Maintenance Best Practices such as RCM, TPM and CBM
* Min N6. Pref for BSc/BTech in Mechanical Discipline
* GCC or Currently Studying towards GCC
* Expert in Driving High OEE 80%+
* Maintenance of Electro-mechanical Machinery such as FMCG Packaging, Canning, Food Processing Machines
* Configuration and fault finding of electronic systems such as boards, SCADA, PLCs
* Preventative mechanical maintenance such as lubrication, bearings, shafts, gear-boxes
* Setting up a Maintenance and Asset Care Strategy to maximise OEE
* Advantageous: Specific expertise in High Speed FMCG Food Manufacturing Equipment

Personality Summary:

* High Driver - Ambitious, Results Orientated Go-getter. Self-Starter. Makes things happen.
* Moderate Analytical - Strong with analysis, metrics, data and fact based decision making.
* Moderate Administrative - Good with procedures, processes and best practices.

Benefits of this Role:

* If you are hungry to grow, this is the place for you
* Get to benchmark what you do against other similar plants across the globe
* Get to create Global Best Practices
* Independent Work Culture
* Industry leader
* Leading multi-national firm

Reports to: Plant Manager
Location: Springs, Gauteng

Salary: Market Related. In the Range of R 750 K to R 1.3 Mil per annum. Highly exceptional more senior candidates may be considered.

Type: Permanent
Start: ASAP
Reference: j599

If you wish to apply for this job please answer the question(s) below then click the apply button


Do You Have At Least 5 Years Plant Maintenance Engineering Experience?


Are You Willing To Work In The Springs, Gauteng Area?


Do You Have A Car And A Valid License?


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