Maintenance Manager

Location: wellington, Western Cape, South Africa
Salary: Dependant on Experience
Recruiter: PMG Recruitment
Job Ref: PMG00077
Summary: To lead the Wellington Maintenance department and to provide a total engineering service for the safe and efficient operation of plants and equipment. The service includes all disciplines of engineering, including out sourced disciplines at the Wellington site.



Job Description


  • Provide strategic and operational inputs for effective and efficient asset management of the site in line with best practice maintenance principles
  • Ensuring that the site’s Asset Register is available and updated regularly
  • Ensure the execution of efficient preventative, corrective and breakdown systems for the maintenance department
  • Lead technical investigations into plant and equipment failures
  • Ensure critical spares are correctly specified both in technical detail as well as expected inventory levels
  • Ensuring compliance to all OHS Act requirements
  • To administer the various outsourced engineering services for the site
  • Prepare and manage the maintenance budget and assist with capital expenditure projects of the engineering group
  • Responsible for employee development, training, performance management as well as succession planning in the department
  • To manage the Boiler operations as well as all statutory maintenance requirements


  • BSc/Beng/BTech in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Must be in posssession of a Government Certificate of Competency (GCC Factories)
  • 6+ years experience in a Mechanical/Electrical maintenance role, preferably in a chemical manufacturing environment
  • 3+ years Management experience
  • Proven knowledge and experience with coal fired boilers, air compressors and refrigeration equipment


  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles in theory and practice
  • Analytical and d
  • Motivate and develop work force to create a high performance work culture

CLOSING DATE: 06 Dec 2018


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