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Workshop Superintendent

Location:Durban, Merebank
Company:MPRTC Recruitment

Our client, specilising in the chemical industry, is looking to employ an experienced workshop superintendent in Merebank, Durban.

Please note:
If you do not fit the specification with the minimum requirements your application will not be accepted for this position. Shortlisted candidates may be required to complete an assessment or test to demonstrate your knowledge of this position.

  • Diploma or BTech in mechanical engineering or equivalent  
  • Five to 10 years’ relevant experience in a chemical manufacturing environment or similar
  • Government certificate of competency would be an added advantageous
  • Must be computer literate and must have SAP knowledge  
  • Must have excellent communication skills  
  • Solid supervisory experience and ability to motivate team members  
  • Good planning and organisational skills  
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines  
  • Strong technical knowledge and problem solving abilities 
  • Ensure that all machinery and equipment is maintained, serviced, and kept in good working order at all times, ensuring minimum plant downtime
  • Analyse and identify under-performing machinery and equipment and put measures in place to increase optimisation
  • Evaluation of mechanical maintenance spares and ensure that minimum stock levels are maintained
  • Provide technical support to line management and participate in project teams
  • Ensure proper planned mechanical maintenance and conduct preventative maintenance and root cause problem-solving
  • Effectively deal with mechanical breakdowns and ensure optimum availability vs downtime
  • Implement corrective action plans and implementation strategy from audit findings
  • Prepare and present incident reports to management
  • Be actively involved in developing and reviewing JSAs, procedures and other relevant documents supervision of contractors on-site
  • Provide mentoring and guidance to team members
  • Perform standby duties as required
Applicants must reside in Merebank, Durban or surrounding area.

Only South African citizens, who are suitably qualified, live in the applicable area and meet the requirements of the position are eligible to apply for this vacancy.

Please take note: if you have not been contacted within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful. 

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Posted on 27 Nov 09:39

MPRTC Recruitment

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