Packaging Engineer - Germiston

The successful incumbent will report to the Packaging Manager.

Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to:

? Implement, maintain and continually improve policies / procedures to ensure consistency and improvement in plant technical performance
? Liaison with OEM’s
? Liaison with other departments (Site & Group wide) and cooperation as part of a crossfunctional team taking various requirements into
? Manage and lead packaging engineering staff to deliver on plant and business KPI’s
? Maintain safe, healthy and risk free working environment
? Maintain maintenance integrity – compliance and execution
? Optimise plant availability
? Plan and implement maintenance priorities – create best practices

Implement preventative maintenance regime
? Annual shutdowns
? Routine maintenance
? Execute swift breakdown maintenance regime
? Resource availability

Resource management
? In an environment which demands high-energy performance levels - the preferred candidate will demonstrate practical, consistent and innovative
ways to facilitate on-going improvements to all aspects of the Packaging maintenance engineering portfolio.
? Providing input and support to manufacturing and development departments, whilst ensuring compliance with customer, technical and legislative
requirements within the Group.
? Assist Project Engineers with installation and commissioning of projects (project execution)
? Assist Project Engineers with performance acceptance testing of new and refurbished Equipment
? Manage projects of a smaller nature
? Perform maintenance audits on packaging equipment
? Compile reports and make recommendations
? Liaise with suppliers of equipment/clients for complete refurbishments/shutdowns/ etc. Coordinate when required

The successful candidate must have the following qualification/experience/skills:

? BEng, BSc or BTech Engineering degree
? Government Certificate of Competency (GCC) or in the process of obtaining it would be Advantageous
? Minimum 5 years working experience in a Packaging/Production/FMCG packaging development environment
? Minimum of 3 years Management experience within a Packaging/Production/FMCG Environment
? Be systematic in solving technical problems
? Demonstrate excellent budgetary, project, process and people management skills
? Have good leadership skills and experience in handling IR related issues
? Have good business communication skills, both written and spoken
? Be able to work under pressure
? Be computer literate with working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
? Have sound planning and organising abilities
? Proven previous Project Management experience
? Strategic thinking skills
? Ability to work independently and meet demanding deadlines
? Be action-oriented, self-driven, & motivated
? Strong numerical aptitude
? Attention to detail and analytical abilities are essential
? Goal & Service Orientated
? Strong team player
? Valid driver’s license and own transport

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