Senior Maintenance Planner

Location: kathu, Northern Cape, South Africa
Salary: The company will negotiate highly competitive remuneration and benefit structures, all dependent and negotiable on the successful candidate's experience , qualifications and current profile.
Recruiter: Plat Tech Talent Search Specialists
Job Ref: PlattechSnrMaintPlan..
Summary: Our Client, a leading market leader in the mining industry, seeks to employ a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Maintenance Planner to service the mine and the Engineering department (NB; This position is strictly reserved for candidates within the designated group only)



Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful incumbent carry the following responsibilities;

  • Preparation of schedules for maintenance of equipment according to Technical specifications, and organizational standards
  • Preparation of detailed specifications for the work to be carried out at the scheduled intervals
  • Preparation of lists of components for replacement at the scheduled maintenance intervals
  • Coordinating, operations and administration of planned maintenance systems and activities and
  • and where necessary, alterations to the maintenance schedules, to suit the operations and maintenance planners and inspectors
  • Controlling statutory inspections and keeping all legal records in connection with the Machinery and Occupational Safety Act
  • Coordinating, where necessary, alterations to the scheduled maintenance , to suit the operating and maintenance divisions
  • Continuously monitor Trends in equipment failure, and advise the Section Engineer and Engineering Foreman accordingly to ensure continuous improvement
  • Generating Reports according to departmental requirements and Client Needs
  • Planning major and minor shutdowns and projects
  • Administrative duties to ensure accuracy and availability, Budgetary compliance and Spares availability
  • Lead and perform On-The-Job training and coaching to end-users and subordinates (planning clerks) to enhance the overall performance of the maintenance system
  • Perform standby duty as and when required

Minimum Requirements – Qualifications & Experience

  • Qualified Engineering Artisan with valid Trade Certificate or equivalent with required experience
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience as an Artisan within an Engineering Department
  • 5 – 10 years experience as a Senior Maintenance Planner in within a mining or engineering environment
  • Computer Literacy (Microsoft package)
  • Systems Orientated (Processes, Procedures, etc)
  • SAP PM or similar experience
  • Ability to work in a Team environment but independently under pressure
  • Must be fit and healthy, and willing to have medicals wityh medical doctor/ for Medical fitness as a standard at mines


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