Maintenance Engineer (Final Assembly)

Location: Uitenhage, South Africa
Salary: Negotiable
Recruiter: Staff Solutions Recruitment
Job Ref: PE004053/CT
Summary: Our client in the automotive sector seeks to employ a Maintenance Engineer to join their Maintenance team. Position based in Uitenhage.



Job Description


- Provide support to maintenance supervisors and department with multi-disciplinary technical expertise and problem solving such as electrical, mechanical, structural, etc.
- Liaising with department stakeholders e.g. Production, Maintenance, Process, Quality, MPE, Logistics, etc. to improve and drive technical OPR and DRR efficiencies.
- Staying up to date with technological advancements in industry and processes to progress a sustainable approach to facility reliability, robustness and maintainability of the plant and assigned technologies.
- Ensure the incorporation of safe design and practices for new and existing installations.
- Support or lead breakdowns through escalation. Drive prevention activities through documentation and follow through.
- Facilitate spare parts purchases and stores stock holding requirements.
- Evaluate, advise and approve related tender documents in collaboration with MPE/CPE. Approve final acceptance of mechanical, electrical, structural and civil installations relative to maintenance and safety requirements.
- Develop and implement procedures and systems to improve maintenance processes.
- Conducting Think Blue Factory reporting and annual target development as well as managing input for TBF and monitor energy projects and bi-weekly energy team meetings.


- NN Diploma / ND / Degree in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics
- 3 -7 years’ relevant experience in an industrial/automotive environment
- Good understanding of the technical processes within Assembly processes in order to support and drive creation and implementation of new initiatives
- Sound knowledge of project management principles and practices 
- Sound technical knowledge and skills of PLC programming, instrumentation, drive systems and experience in Preventative Maintenance.


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