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General Manager (Maintenance) - Nigeria - Nigeria

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #15494
Job Location Nigeria
Company Type Agriculture
Job Role General Manager (Maintenance) - Nigeria
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 15
Residence Location Nigeria
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Expat
Degree Engineering or HND in a similar discipline

Job Description

  • Job Status: Second Interviews In Progress

Our Client is looking for a General Manager to plan, coordinate and monitor the day-to-day activities involving the maintenance of the facilities, equipment and machineries to ensure they are in optimal condition.

Duties to include:
Oversee the maintenance and repairs of equipment, tools and machineries used for daily business operations
Lead all facilities, machineries, and equipment maintenance and improvement efforts
Oversee timely repair and preventive maintenance schedules for equipment and machineries
Champion periodic audit of company tools and equipment and prompt repairs or replacement where necessary
Prepare annual maintenance budget and forecasts and all capital expenditure proposals in compliance with company policy guidelines
Work with the Head, Human Resources to establish maintenance process metrics and develop a system to achieve and maintain unit performance at targeted level
Maintain manufacturing assets and facilities, machinery parts inventory; monitor purchase orders, and invoice approvals
Contribute to the design and implementation of best practice facility and machinery maintenance strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve overall company performance
Build, nurture and maintain healthy relationships with internal and external customers of the maintenance unit
Work with the HSE Manager to put in place mechanisms to reduce operational risks at the maintenance workshop
Promote a positive team atmosphere and establish a good working relationship with all maintenance staff (casual and permanent)
Make recommendations (if need be) with good business justification for the acquisition of more equipment and tools for production activities
Oversee daily operations of direct and indirect reports in the office and in the maintenance workshop
Identify and deploy the technical skill sets, resource levels and systems to deliver projects, including the engagement of external resources if need be
Participate in skill enhancement programmes required for self and team members through field days and any courses that relate to their responsibilities
Make periodic (monthly or periodic) presentation on PNL maintenance activities to the Chief Operating Officer
Any other duties as assigned by the COO

Key Skills
Working knowledge, skills and competencies and attributes
Excellent technical knowledge of equipment, machineries, products and processes
Strong knowledge in maintenance and reliability
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Detail-oriented, organization and follow-up skills
Excellent people management skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Problem-solving skills
Leadership skills
Time management
Must have a hands-on work ethic
Should be conversant with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
Project Execution/Management

  • Job Role: General Manager (Maintenance) - Nigeria
  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

15 Years of Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or HND in a similar discipline is preferred.
Minimum of 15 years cognate experience in facility and machinery management
Post graduate qualifications like Master’s in Business Administration would be an added advantage

Additional Requirements


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