Maintenance Foreman

Premier
East London, Eastern Cape

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. Your duties will include maintaining machinery, planning repair activities, and developing maintenance procedures. Minimum Qualifications Matric. N3 technical qualification (Trade Tested Millwright). Experience: Min 5 years’ experience in a managerial position (Technical environment). Min 5 years’ experience in a milling environment (FMCG). 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). Responsibilities: GMR 2.7 compliance. Asset Management / planned preventative maintenance. Technical Support / Troubleshooting. Automated packing systems. Packing machinery (Fawema’s). PLC’s. Plant and systems upgrade. Assist with projects. Cost Control / Budget management. Audits. Health and safety. Food Safety. Staff resource management. 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 for all Mills. Ensure effective INVOCOM implementation. Other Requirements: Factory environment – Candidate needs to be fit and healthy. 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. Competencies (knowledge, skills and attributes) Industry knowledge. Legislation. Organisational understanding. Accuracy / Attention to detail. Analytical thinking. Coaching / People development. Cost consciousness / Management. Problem solving. Innovation / Continuous Improvement. Teamwork.

Qualification Requirements

Matric. N3 technical qualification (Trade Tested Millwright).

Experience Requirements

Min 5 years’ experience in a managerial position (Technical environment). Min 5 years’ experience in a milling environment (FMCG). 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). Industry knowledge. Factory environment – Candidate needs to be fit and healthy. Must be able to work under pressure. Industry knowledge. Legislation. Organisational understanding. Accuracy / Attention to detail. Analytical thinking. Coaching / People development. Cost consciousness / Management. Problem solving. Innovation / Continuous Improvement. Teamwork.

Key Outputs

GMR 2.7 compliance. Asset Management / planned preventative maintenance. Technical Support / Troubleshooting. Automated packing systems. Packing machinery (Fawema’s). PLC’s. Plant and systems upgrade. Assist with projects. Cost Control / Budget management. Audits. Health and safety. Food Safety. Staff resource management. 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 for all Mills. Ensure effective INVOCOM implementation. Required to work long and unusual working hours (night shift, after hours, weekends and public