MAINTENANCE MANAGER: To plan, direct and coordinate the operations of the Maintenance Department.
Manage and coordinate all activities performed by the administrative and technical staff of the department.
Provide leadership, coaching and direction to all staff in the Maintenance Department.
Assist with recruiting, training and mentoring of new technical recruits while upgrading the technical competencies of the existing technicians.
Conduct periodic performance reviews to determine competency, knowledge, training and development needs.
Manage internal issues to resolve complaints, problems and discipline or reward staff accordingly.
Monitor technical accuracy of work performed by technicians.
Establish administrative policies, procedures and standards for improved operations of the department and general facility.
Confer with senior management on projects and issues of concern that affect the overall performance of the department.
Review, recommend and approve contracts and cost estimates with senior management’s approval.
Analyze technology and resource needs as required for the improvement of the factory’s operations i.e. identifies capital expenditure needs.
Responsible for the purchasing and installation of equipment based on detailed analyses of plant needs and budgetary constraints.
Manage / monitor the coordination and timely response to breakdowns, diagnosis of faults, and investigation of production problems and repair of equipment.
Develop and implement preventive and predictive maintenance programs for all equipment to drive operational efficiency.
Participate in developing plans and formulating recommendations for the efficient operation of the facility.
Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports on department performance in keeping with established guidelines; preparing annual budgets; approving expenditure and making decisions about the purchase of materials or services.
Qualification / education:
Degree in Engineering with specialization in Electrical / Electronic / Industrial disciplines
Post-graduate degree in Engineering would be an asset
Skills / Experience:
At least 8 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment (preferably in the food manufacturing industry) at a senior level
Strong oral and written communication skills
Excellent leadership and analytical skills
Experience with reading electrical blueprints
Knowledge of high voltage systems
Proficiency with MS Office suite
Experience with CMMS (Computerized Maintenance & Management Systems)
Able to exercise personal influence and to resolve conflict
Resilient, energetic, driven and passionate
Highly organised and detail-oriented
Able to multitask, work independently and manage competing priorities effectively
Able to build effective teams and to motivate others
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