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Job title: Maintenance Foreman (Millwright)
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 6 to 10 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 13 October 2020
Job reference no: 2763609892

Job Description

Purpose of the job:

  • As the Maintenance Foreman you will be responsible for managing all installations, repairs and upkeep of operations and facilities.
  • Machinery, planning repair activities, and developing maintenance procedures.
  • Leading a team of 6 employees including Millwrights and Assistants.

Main objectives of the position:

  • GMR 2.7 compliance and Audits.
  • Asset Management / planned preventative maintenance.
  • Technical Support / Troubleshooting.
  • Automated packing systems and Packing machinery (Fawema’s).
  • PLC’s.
  • Plant and systems upgrade.
  • Assist with projects and Cost Control / Budget management.
  • Health & Safety and Food Safety.
  • Staff resource management and Performance management.
  • Ensure sufficient maintenance stock in accordance with maintenance department requirements and standards.
  • Co-ordinates, assigns, directs, daily, weekly, monthly, yearly schedules.
  • Establishes job priorities and time frames for Maintenance staff.
  • Responsible for the installation of repair of Electrical and Mechanical equipment.
  • Monitors completion of job assignments through frequent observation and inspections to ensure compliance with standards and instruction and revises instructions and time frames as necessary.
  • Responsible for training employees on equipment, task procedure, work standards and proper safety procedures.
  • Schedules maintenance activities within the relevant system, including work performed by contractors.
  • Develops specifications and makes recommendations on capital equipment purchases.
  • Maintains appropriate documentation of maintenance schedules, equipment installations, structural repair and work orders and other operating reports 
  • Ensure effective INVOCOM implementation.

Work Experience required:

  • Min 5 years’ experience in a managerial position (Technical environment).
  • Min 5 years’ experience in a FMCG will be advantageous.
  • GMR 2.7 experience / Advance OHSACT Certification (Proven track record).
  • FSSC 22000 Food Safety experience (Proven track record).
  • Health and Safety experience (Proven track record).
  • Experience in a planned preventative maintenance program (C-Works, Pragma or SAP).
  • HR / IR process experience (Proven track record).
  • Railway safety regulator experience (Proven track record).
  • Experience on blowers, boilers and compressors (Proven track record).

Qualifications required:

  • N3 technical qualification (Trade Tested Millwright).

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Required to work long and unusual working hours (night shift, after hours, weekends and public holidays).
  • Stocktake – 1st of every month.