Maintenance Manager: Paper April 2020 (Grade5/HRL19 )

Job Summary

Sappi Ngodwana Mill requires a MAINTENANCE MANAGER: PAPER to be accountable for the safe performance of cost-effective maintenance through strategic development and compliance to ensure long term plant availability and reliability.

This role reports into the Engineering Manager

The main responsibilities of this job are:

  • Participate in developing and executing the mill’s Maintenance Strategy and Improvement Strategy to ensure equipment availability, reliability and efficiency, as well as continuous improvement.
  • Accountable for effective shut planning and execution.
  • Accountable to identify, motivate and justify capital expenditure projects for new plant or machinery or upgrades of existing ones.
  • Oversee the development of equipment and process specifications. Approve changes in the design of the plant.
  • Accountable for contract negotiations for major engineering contracts. Determine when engineering services should be done internally and when it should be outsourced.
  • Accountable for the identification and initiation of continuous improvement interventions.
  • Responsible to ensure a high level of good housekeeping in the section at all time in line with 5S Standards.
  • Accountable to ensure BBS observations are conducted according to mill objectives.
  • Effectively direct maintenance, engineering and project team members in terms of performance management, talent management, goal alignment, career development and learning in areas of responsibility.
  • Responsible in growing the young talent pipeline for future requirements through mentoring and coaching.
  • Maintain effective industrial relations and practices.
  • Compile and implement annual maintenance and fixed costs budgets and participate in long-term (5-year plan) financial business plans to execute the maintenance and improvement strategy.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • 4 Year B Degree in Engineering, National Higher Diploma in Engineering or equivalent with Recognition of Previous Learning or experience
  • Government Certificate of Competence (Factories)
  • Relevant management qualification
  • Registration as a professional engineer would be advantageous
  • Relevant experience 8-10 years
  • Pulp and Paper Industry experience advantageous

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Closing Date: 30 April 2020

Updated: April 28, 2020 — 2:09 pm

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