Maintanance Foreman

Maintanance Foreman
Aveng Careers – Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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Job Summary Statement

Aveng Infraset manufactures a diverse range of precast concrete products to world-class quality standards in compliance with the requirements of SANS using the ISO 9001:2008 quality management system. Aveng Infraset is a business unit of the Aveng Group which actively pursues extensive global interests encompassing the building, construction, engineering, mining, manufacturing and steel processing industries. JOB SUMMARY STATEMENT: The incumbent will be responsible to ensure plant availability above level of 90% through world class preventative maintenance plan and enhancing equipment safety.

Minimum Requirements

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: • N6 and relevant technical qualification. • Computer literate. • Valid driver’s licence + own vehicle. • NOSA or other official safety organisation training. EXPERIENCE: • Five years mechanical and electrical/control maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment. • PLC knowledge essential (Festo; Siemens S7, CX-one on Omron and others). • Experience in retaining block and paving making machines essential. • Experience in concrete roof tile manufacturing machines will be an added advantage. • Working with safety systems: ISO 14001, 18001 and the OHS Act.

Duties & Responsibilities

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS (DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES): • Ensure a plant availability level in excess of 90% through operating a preventative maintenance system. • Manage the maintenance team. • Develop, implement and operate a preventative maintenance program. • Attending to mechanical and electrical breakdowns: fault-finding, dismantling, repair, re-assembly, replacement, installation, testing. • Apply all safety legislation in the maintenance methodology. • Promote a safety culture that incorporate safety in all aspects of the working environment. • Assist with R&D on new and existing products.

Knowledge Skills & Abilities

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: • Superior electrical and mechanical maintenance capabilities. • Very good knowledge on hydraulics. • Excellent fault-finding ability. • Good knowledge of electrical drawings. • Supervisory/people skills. • Ability to perform without supervision and to strict deadlines. • Read, interpret and use manuals, drawings and specifications. • Excellent decision-making skills and the ability to initiate and complete action. • Ability to work on different shifts. • Pro-activeness, Promptness & Accuracy.

Behavioural Competencies

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: • Adhere to principles and values • Apply good governance principles • Build interpersonal tolerance and team-work practices • Produce effective business results