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Job Details

Job ID: #11003
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 Mechanical Engineering Degree or similar

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 Reliability Engineer - MM (Optimisation) 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 Business’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.
Provide expertise on complex, multi-faceted reliability issues, support and advise on solutions.
Set direction, implement and monitor continuous improvement by driving work practices, and ensuring that tools and techniques are being applied to optimise operations and deliver high quality products made in a safe and sustainable manner at the optimum recovery rate.
Contribute to maintenance plan and monitoring of compliance.
Conduct regular internal and external benchmarking exercises to identify and develop maintenance and reliability best practices and improvement opportunities
Manage and coordinate sharing of identified best practices, learnings, quick wins, frameworks and minimum standards within function across entities and through the Head Office platform, and provide additional opportunities for problem identification and knowledge sharing and collaboration
Address all technical risk audit findings and ensure these are managed through the site risk governance processes.
Support maintenance manager and foremen in developing the necessary skills and experience to meet current and future needs
Mentor reliability and planning trainees
Build a strong technical team and talent pipeline for Manufacturing Maintenance and Optimisation through ongoing coaching, mentoring, guidance and technical training
Ensure enablers are in place to promote success (e.g. systems and processes)
Management of technical standards, MOPS, TOPS, process specifications, best practices and policies and the governance thereof.
Lead and guide the iAMP programme, agreed preventative / preemptive maintenance processes and CMMS practices on site
Establish and maintain effective relationships with key maintenance & engineering service providers
Custodian of the Plant Modification process (focused on maintainability and operability) and site top RCA processes
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

  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: $ Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Mechanical Engineering Degree or similar
5 Years experience in Sugar production and a sound knowledge of the factories

Additional Requirements

Mechanical Engineer

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