Maintenance Leader - Durban Verfied

Salary Negotiable Durban, Kwazulu-Natal Durban, Kwazulu-Natal more than 14 days ago 08-02-2024 5:03:52 AM

Maintenance Leader






Our national client is looking to employ an experienced Maintenance Leader to join their highly successful manufacturing concern in Durban.


Manage the Mechanical Maintenance team.
1 appointee responsible for the site.
Ensure strategic improvement of equipment reliability.
Accountable for maintenance work process results and maintenance costs.
Accountable for MRO inventory levels and the achievement of facility stretch targets.
Responsible for the departmental budget consistent with business needs, goals and targets.
Defines skills necessary to implement the work process and ensures effective resource leveraging within the mechanical facility
Provides engineering strategic support for specification, identification, and purchasing of needed parts.
Ensuring that Capex is strategically allocated to critical and future projects aligned with the strategy and the long-term mechanical renewal plan
Drive maintenance process improvements
Serve as a strategic leader for the Mechanical subject matter experts in equipment failures and repair techniques during root cause investigations.
Accountable for risk management programs.
Ensuring equipment reliability to ensure uninterrupted production
Strategic thinking to ensure stable operation between statutory outages.
Technical expertise provided to mechanical and reliability engineering teams
Driving plant and equipment improvements.
Accountable for safety, mechanical work process results, mechanical cost management, asset mechanical reliability (AMR) results and improvements as required by the plants
Custodian for the mechanical asset utilization database (AUDB)


Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) or higher
In possession of a GCC (Factories)
A minimum of 10 years of experience in the chemical industrial environment, coupled with a minimum of 5 years’ middle management or a leading role

Recruiter: DAV