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Job Details

Job ID: #11002
Job Location Mozambique
Company Type Agriculture (Regional) / Sugarcane
Joining Date June 2020
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary $ Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Mozambique
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Open
Degree Engineering Degree in respective discipline, ideally supported by further technical development

Job Description

  • Job Status: Open

Our Client is an Internationally renowned Agriculture Company that operates across SSA. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the position of a Factory Optimisation Engineer - MM (Electrical and Instrumentation) for the Factory.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Drive embedding of the “Business Way of Optimisation (iAMP)” by implementing world class practices to maintain the mill at optimal efficiency.
Contribute to the Optimization Strategy with a view towards long term growth, optimal efficiency and sustainability.
Audit and analyze maintenance systems & processes with the aim of uncovering and addressing inefficiencies
Support Country / site in realising their full Maintenance potential and are aware of areas for improvement
Provide specialized technical support to Country / site such that it is able to achieve its operational targets
Adhere to and promote relevant group MOPS & TOPS & Operational best practice guidelines
Adhere to group technical, risk and best maintenance practices standards, and management of technical governance requirements.
Promote cross-functional and stakeholder engagement & team work
Ensure effective external key supplier / external support services engagement
Model Leadership behaviors, collaborating, partnering and communicating effectively within and between teams and support functions
Promote a culture of consistently assessing risks and drive continuous improvement throughout operations
Adhere to and promote SHERQ & Food Safety standards
Contribute to the in-Country Optimization Strategy with the objective of effectively optimizing machine maintenance and cost of the Company's' production
Conduct reliability analyses and use the statistical data to drive machine
reliability initiatives that will deliver products at volume, cost and quality levels that drive profitability.
Drive synergies with the group, effectively partnering with group counterparts to identify and share opportunities for production optimisation.
Develop in-Country medium and long term Optimisation Strategy (by discipline) to optimize reliability, performance, quality and cost of production
Develop initiatives that will deliver products at cost and quality levels that drive profitability
Audit and analyse maintenance systems & processes with the aim of uncovering engineering related inefficiencies and identify reliability improvement opportunities
Develop engineering maintenance & support plans (outside of scheduled maintenance) and monitor compliance to plans
Reduce production losses caused by inefficient engineering systems by critically analysing and maximising the systems’ performance
Conduct regular internal and external benchmarking exercises to identify and develop maintenance best practices and improvement opportunities with Group Specialisation Team.
Recommend improvements that ensure sustainability of engineering systems
Provide expertise on day-to-day maintenance issues, support and advise on solutions
Conduct deep root cause analyses of recurring problems, with support from Group Specialisation Engineers as needed
Set direction, implement and monitor continuous improvement by driving best practices within the discipline, and ensuring that suitable tools and techniques are being used.
Develop preventative / preemptive maintenance initiatives (incl. improvement opportunities identified by CMMS and data analytics) to reduce costs and downtime in Country
Build a strong technical team and talent pipeline for Optimisation through ongoing coaching, mentoring, guidance and technical training
Manage and coordinate sharing of identified best practices, frameworks and minimum standards within function across entities and through the Head Office platform, and provide
additional opportunities for problem identification and knowledge sharing
Drive synergies with the group, effectively partnering with group counterparts to identify, share, trial and introduce optimisation innovations
Establish and maintain effective relationships with key maintenance & engineering service providers
Ensure technical standards and specifications are upheld and address deviations with maintenance and production teams
Ensure onsite engineering drawing services are available to provide effective engineering support; ensure these drawings comply with Group best practices and standards
Identify and monitor KPIs to track performance and flag any issues
Promote and adhere to Business’s procedures, policies and guidelines, including, without limitation, those relating to SHERQ, Competition Law and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC)

Key Skills
Track record of technical leadership experience
Good data analysis and interpretation skills
Deep Root Cause Analysis skills and experience
Data analysis and interpretation skills
Strong communication skills (coaching, presentation, relationship management, influencing)

  • Industry: Electrical / Electronics / Instrumentation
  • Salary: $ Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Minimum: Engineering Degree in respective discipline, ideally supported by further technical development
5 years experience in manufacturing and a sound knowledge of the factories

Additional Requirements

Electrical Engineer
Optimisation Engineer

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