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GCC Engineer

Remuneration:R750000 - R950000 per year 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Degree
Own transport required:Yes
Company:West Coats Pesonnel

R750,000 – R950,000 PA CTC (medical aid-pension-bonus structure) Monday to Friday unless required to work otherwise.

Plant seeks a responsible engineer with minimum five years’ experience in maintenance (planning, inspection, running of projects, including shutdown planning).

Job profile

Provides direction within his team and works closely together with other departments. Plans, directs and monitors the Technical activities within his team. Enforces best practice for engineering/maintenance and project management within his team. Fosters continuous education and career development of his staff.

Educational background and experience
  • Mechanical or electrical engineering.
  • Government Certificate of Competency for factories (GCC).
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in maintenance (planning, inspection, running of projects, including shutdown planning).
Main responsibilities
  • Is the GMR for the plant (responsible engineer) and ensures the driving of the health, safety and environment of department.
  • Ensures that safe work rules and practices are understood, implemented and consistently followed by the maintenance department employees and subcontractors.
  • As a member of the plant management team, he contributes to the overall performance improvement of the plant, ensuring coordination and cooperation between his and other departments.
  • Ensure optimum equipment availability and performance in the short, medium and long-term, at minimum cost.
  • Helps define the long-term plan and improvement action plans for the plant, buildings and grounds.
  • Prepares and collates the annual departmental budget.
  • Defines, follows up and optimises maintenance expenses.
  • Manages the performance of the maintenance department including effective use of key performance indicators.
  • Ensures adoption and adherence to standards, norms and best practices.
  • Management and responsibility for the performance of his own team.
  • Creates and maintains a motivating work environment within the Maintenance Department.
  • Builds skill development programs for maintenance personnel and evaluate the results.
  • Ensures regulatory compliance of maintenance activities.
  • Contributes to the achievement of production, quality, environment, reliability and utilization targets.
  • Contributes to the inception, acceptance and integration of new equipment and installations.
  • Plan and run annual shutdowns.
  • Validate work requests.
  • Champions departmental continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Conducts regular inspections of all mechanical processes and machinery in the plant.
  • Performs any other reasonable tasks when requested by the MD.
Technical skills:
  • Good knowledge of machinery, pumps hydraulics
  • Good knowledge of mechanical/electrical engineering and industrial automation
  • Knowledge of safety laws and regulations
  • Computer literacy
  • Maintenance budget
Personal skill
  • Result driven
  • Accuracy and precision
  • Good aptitude for organization and communication
  • Ability to take fast decisions
  • Initiative and innovative
  • Analysis capacity
  • Leadership capacity
  • Development of others
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Posted on 04 Dec 14:48

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