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Plant Engineer

Reference PE001893/CV
Sector Engineering & Technical
Location Gauteng, JHB - Eastern Suburbs
Salary Interval Monthly
Package None-negotiable
Description Our client in the automotive-component manufacturing industry based in Springs, Johannesburg is currently looking to employ a Plant Engineer.

Main purpose of the position:
  • To manage the designated engineering departments (Mechanical, Electrical and Control) responsible for the execution of the maintenance strategy at the company and to provide an efficient and effective engineering support service to ensure that the plant runs safely with maximum reliability. Lead the engineering teams in projects and day to day planning, organising, control and execution of the engineering functions.
  • Grade 12.
  • Relevant Degree (BSc or B-tech in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering).
  • Government Certificate of Competency (GCC).
  • Knowledge of preventative and pro-active maintenance techniques and their application.
  • Working knowledge of relevant legislation (i.e.LRA, BCEA, OHS).
  • Mechanical Engineering knowledge.
  • Electrical and Control system knowledge.
  • Knowledge of furnaces.
  • Working knowledge of SAP, CAD, Simulations, MS Office
  • 8 Years experience in a continuous process operation.
  • 5 Years management experience.
  • Heavy industry experience and practical exposure.
  • Chemical/ Production Manufacturing.
  • Drive compliance by ensuring equipment and machinery comply with relevant legislation and that Team Leaders fulfil their safety obligations with respect to work instructions, task observations and risk assessments in order to provide a safe and healthy work environment. This includes fulfilling GMR2.7(a) duties as stipulated in the OHS Act.
  • Control and manage the relevant maintenance budgets as agreed with the Engineering Manager to ensure planned cost outcomes are achieved.
  • Implement, improving and executing the maintenance strategy, objectives, and tactics in respect of the available resources to ensure optimum performance and reliability of the plants.
  • Drive effective maintenance through root cause failure analyses on critical equipment and/or system failures and recommend corrective measures to prevent recurrences.
  • Responsible for the accuracy of equipment data base, bills of material and the asset register to ensure good data integrity and availability of equipment and/or spares.
  • Manage the Engineering department interaction with the Operations/ Production Department to optimise processes and improve systems with the purpose of optimising efficiencies.
  • Develops guidelines and rules, provide assistance and direction to plant personnel to ensure good engineering practice through documentation, quality control, and review mechanisms.
  • Manage the planning and scheduling of maintenance activities in line with production requirements through subordinates by means of effective asset care systems.
  • Drive the implementation of WCM in relevant Engineering departments.
  • Responsible for high level technical reports related to projects, maintenance activities, improvements, and costs.
  • Implement and manage approved projects and new technology and ensure compliance to standard engineering practices.
  • To ensure staff are effectively managed and held accountable through performance and disciplinary procedures, and that staff are developed and mentored through the talent management and processes.
  • Lead and oversee projects and maintenance job on a practical level.
  • Design relevant parts, equipment, and structures.
  • Do fault-finding at a practical and theoretical level.
Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of applying.

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