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AGRICULTURE OPTIMISATION MANAGER- ZAMBIA
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 Optimisation Manager. The position reports to the Agriculture Head, and operates within the Agricultural function. <br

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Available Jobs Mechanical Engineering / Trades

Our Client is looking for a Production Technician to be responsible for the mechanical and electrical maintenance of plant and equipment for a packaging plantRead More

Responsible for set up, test, adjustment and operation of the equipment
Responsible for both mechanical and electrical engineering maintenance issues.
Undertake planned maintenance, breakdown repair and condition monitoring activities of plant and equipment.
Trouble shoot packaging equipment and perform minor repair and suggest improvements
Report to Operations Manager and production staff on status of machine breakdowns.
Responsible for maintaining quality standards by inspecting and testing finished products to ensure they conform to specifications and codes.
Proactively identify and implement improvements to operational machine and resource efficiencies whilst giving consideration to the impact on other departments.
Promoting a continuous improvement culture within the department
Work in conjunction with Operations staff on daily operational engineering related issues and continuous improvement teams.
Produce Excel and Word based production reports as required and maintain production records
Identify creative ways to reduce cost by streamlining processes and systems
Responsible for individual performance measures i.e. annual savings per employee, open planned maintenance requests etc.
Responsible for ensuring that a clean, tidy and hazard free working environment is maintained to defined standards
To contribute to Six Sigma activities as they relate to own area of responsibility
Perform general administration tasks as necessary and any other duties as assigned.

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negtiable

Required Skills

2 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Electro-Mechanical Engineering Diploma or Similar <br> 2-3 years maintenance experience in a FMCG manufacturing or packaging environment <br> Experience in a start-up or pilot production environment is an added advantage
Key Skills
Knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems, PLC’s, hydraulics and pneumatics.
Knowledge of Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality Regulations
Between 30 and 45 years of age.
Clean Class 4 Drivers licence.

Additional Requirements

Electrical
Packaging
Mechanical Systems
FMCG Manufacturing
Production
21Aug
South Africa

Our Client is looking for a qualified Millwright to join their team.
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Responsible for the maintenance and repairs of all plant equipment, electrically and mechanically, on-site as well as off-site..
Responsible to execute maintenance and repairs according to the planning of all electrical and mechanical maintenance categories, planned- and unplanned, including breakdowns, as allocated by the Maintenance Foreman..
Assist with additional maintenance at the plant, as required by the Maintenance Foreman..
Responsible for the maintenance aspects of all plant equipment as described in the company asset register, specifically electrical and mechanical repairs and maintenance..
Lack of or poor maintenance and repairs has a direct cost and income effect caused by breakdowns or standing time..
Geographical Areas/Zones – South Africa, onsite and offsite..
Working in a dust area, required to use appropriate PPE.
Ability to work under pressure, achieving maintenance planning milestones and deliverables achieving time and budget expectations.
Supervising staff on a factory floor..
Read and write in English, communicating, and reporting on a daily/weekly/monthly basis.
May be required to work shifts or outside of normal working hours.

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: 250000 p/a

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent, Red Seal Millwright qualification, Wireman’s and PLC qualifications on the plant equipment.<br> 3 years Millwright experience in a similar industry, including the ability to operate such equipment.<br>
Key Skills
Ability to read technical plans of the maintenance related deliverables.
Change Management.
Developing Others.
Drive to Deliver.
Motivating.
Networking and Business Partnering.
People Management.
Strategic Leadership.
Strategic- and Performance Planning.
Team Leadership.

Additional Requirements

18Aug
South Africa

Our Client, An FMCG Company in Cape Town is looking for a qualified Millwright with strong Electrical and Mechanical skills to join their team in Cape Town.
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Responsibilities:
Disassemble and reassemble equipment for repair or transportation.
Build the foundation for machines.
Construct and install equipment such as shafting, conveyors and tram rails.
Review and interpret engineering specifications, schematics, and blueprints to determine work procedures.
Transfer equipment to the applicable site for maintenance to avoid contamination or safety hazards.
Grind and file machinery parts.
Work with a range of hand tools including measuring tools, welding and brazing equipment.
Determine which machines, techniques, and tools to use when moving equipment and completing jobs.
Visit various construction sites (When neccessary).

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: R12 000 - R18 000

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
High school diploma Plus Mechanical or Electrical qualification.<br> OR<br> Completion of an accredited Millwright certificate program.<br> A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Qualified Millwright.<br> Experience in Food Production would be an advantage.<br>
Key Skills
In-depth knowledge of production equipment and machinery.
Good communication skills.
Strong attention to detail with excellent mathematical skills.
Must be able to work well in a team environment.

Additional Requirements

07Aug
Harare,Zimbabwe

Our client is looking for a confident and self-motivated Maintenance Supervisor to join their team.
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Complete weekly/daily maintenance employee schedules and assignments in tandem with Logistics Manager.
Communicate assignments and major tasks to employees.
Periodically check the work progress of each maintenance employee.
Use Maintenance Request and schedules to establish priorities.
Determine requests or emergencies that should be top priority.
Assign Maintenance Requests equally to Service Technician(s).
Monitor the completion of Service Requests in order to limit call backs
Monitor the number of times a specific repair must be repeated and the amount of resources consumed. Determine course of action.
Contribute to the development of maintenance budget and ensure compliance
Respond to plant breakdowns by ensuring that Planned Preventative Maintenance is carried out, reducing downtime
Inspect facilities periodically to determine problems and necessary maintenance
Assist in the preparation and assessment of machinery Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) necessary to carry out each task.

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3-5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree/Diploma in a technical discipline, engineering or equivalent <br> 5 'O' Level passes including English Language & Mathematics. <br> 2 years supervisory experience <br> 3 years experience in maintenance area, Including Journeyman level in any of the following trades: Plumping, Electrical, Carpentry etc <br>
Key Skills
Self- motivated
Leadership skills

Additional Requirements

maintenance supervisor
trades
engineering
07Aug
Harare,Zimbabwe

Our client is looking for a motor vehicle mechanic to join their team.
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Carry out routine/preventative and reactive maintenance all motor vehicles in a safe and efficient manner
Conduct routine maintenance work (replacing fluids, lubricating parts etc.) aiming to vehicle functionality and longevity
Repair or replace broken or dysfunctional parts of vehicles
Correct unsafe conditions in work area and report any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately.
Prepare and submit all required operational reports to management within the specified time frames.
Inspect vehicles and evaluate condition of systems, equipment, accessories, and lights; service as needed

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Diploma in Motor Vehicle Mechanics (Motor Vehicle Mechanics) <br> 5 'O' Level passes including English Language & Mathematics. <br>
Key Skills
Self-motivated
3 years experience in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations settings.

Additional Requirements

mechanic
trades
07Aug
Harare,Zimbabwe

Our client is looking for a Maintenance Fitter to join their organisation.
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To carry out routine/preventative and reactive maintenance on all mechanical aspects of the plant in a safe and efficient manner
Respond to plant breakdowns by ensuring that Planned Preventative Maintenance is carried out, reducing downtime
Basic fabrication, including small welding tasks
Assist in the preparation and assessment of machinery Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) necessary to carry out each task.

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 - 5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
National Certificate Fitting & Turning, Trade Tested Class 1 Fitter <br> 5 'O' Level passes including English Language & Mathematics. <br> A level passes <br>
Key Skills
Self-motivated
3 years experience in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations settings.

Additional Requirements

Maintenance
Trades
Fitter
07Aug
Harare,Zimbabwe

Our client is looking for an electrician to join their organisation.
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Attend to electrical breakdowns and Minimize electrical downtimes of all Plants
Designs/modifies circuits.
Monitor Group electrical spares stock levels.
Prepare and submit all required operational reports to management within the specified time frames.
Develop and maintain a planned maintenance schedule.
Ensure accuracy of Electrical measuring instruments and tools.

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Class 1 Electrical Power Engineering. <br> 5 'O' Level passes including English Language & Mathematics. <br>
Key Skills
Self-motivated
3 years Engineering or Manufacturing experience

Additional Requirements

Manufacturing
Engineering
Electrician
Trades
07Aug
Harare,Zimbabwe

Our client is looking for a carpenter to join their team.
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Construct and repair structural woodwork and equipment in establishment, working from blueprints, drawings, or oral instructions
Builds, repairs, and installs counters, cabinets, benches, partitions, floors, doors, building framework, and trim, using carpenter's hand tools and power tools.
Replace damaged ceiling tile, floor tile, and wall coverings
Operate power equipment such as saws, jointers, lathes, sanders, planers, boring and mortising machines; clean, sharpen, maintain and repair such equipment.
Prepare and submit all required operational reports to management within the specified time frames.
Repair and maintain wood structures, replacing, replacing or mending defective wood structures.
Compile information and produce detailed work reports

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Minimum of 3 years as a journey-level Carpenter in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations setting. <br> 5 'O' Level passes including English Language & Mathematics <br>
Key Skills
Self-motivated
3 years as a journey-level Carpenter in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations setting

Additional Requirements

carpentry
journeyman
trades
07Aug
Harare,Zimbabwe

Our client is looking for a plumber to join their organisation.
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Assemble pipe sections, tubing and fittings, using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, caulking, or soldering, brazing and welding equipment.
Measure, cut, thread, and bend pipe to required angle, using hand and power tools or machines such as pipe cutters, pipe-threading machines, and pipe-bending machines Replace damaged ceiling tile, floor tile, and wall coverings
Repair and maintain plumbing, replacing defective washers, replacing or mending broken pipes, and opening clogged drains.
Review blueprints and building codes
And specifications to determine work details and procedures.
Prepare and submit all required operational reports to management within the specified time frames.

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Minimum of 3 years as a journey-level plumber/fitter in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations settings. <br> Journeyman plumber Certificate / National Certificate in Plumbing and Drain Laying <br> 5 'O' Level passes including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject. <br>
Key Skills
Self-motivated
Minimum of 3 years as a journey-level plumber/fitter in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations settings

Additional Requirements

fitter
plumber
journeyman
trades
05Aug
Harare,Zimbabwe

Our client, a transport company is now looking for a qualified & experienced Workshop Foreman to join them asap.Read More

The scope of responsibilities of the Workshop Foreman assists in all Workshop areas(Mechanics, Trailers, Repair Shop, Panel Beating, Electricians, Welders, Oil, Paint, Washbay and Workshop Administration Departments) and the fleet(forklifts, company cars, generators, trucks, trailers and any other machinery and or vehicles used) within the company, overseeing and developing each area and managing the human resources, in order to guarantee the efficiency and quality of service within the Company. Duties also to include tending to breakdowns when required.

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Class One Mechanic or similar <br>
Key Skills
Minimum of 3 years experience in servicing and maintenance of a large fleet of trucks
Hands on / mechanically minded / team player
Exceptional communicator
Quality control

Additional Requirements

Workshop Foreman
Mechanics
Transport
Logistics
Fleet

Our client a furniture manufacturing company based in Nairobi is looking for a Mechanical Engineer come Production Planner to join their team asapRead More

The role of the Mechanical Engineer will be to cover the role of Production Planner.
Duties include:
Troubleshoot equipment to solve problems
Work to improve and maintain existing machines
Confirm all the maintenance work that needs to be done on the machines and follow up on any necessary repairs that are needed
Must have computer Skills (ICDL / Autocad 2d 3d)
Create blueprints using CAD (computer-aided design)
Draft standards and geometric, dimension, & tolerancing (GD&T) specifications
Coordinating production workflow for one or multiple products
Planning and prioritizing operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay
It is preferable to have a background in furniture or worked in wood facilities

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: TBC

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Key Skills

Additional Requirements

03Aug
Harare,Zimbabwe

Our client is looking for a Technical Manager to join their team.Read More

Provide guidance and insight to upper management and procure buy-in
Report progress, including any changes made to plans and production
Contribute to product design and establishment of requirements
Delegate technical responsibilities and monitor the progress of projects
Deliver products consistently, on time, and on budget
Oversee user testing and report results—adjust requirements as needed
Work closely with project manager during all phases of the development lifecycle
Review all work produced by the development team
Ensure code produced meets company standards

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

20 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Extensive knowledge in hydraulic and pneumatics.<br> Knowledge with basic electrics related to tube and pipe operation.<br> Good knowledge of fundamentals and operation of roll forming machines.<br> Be able to identify and solve problems related to plant and machinery fast and efficiently.<br> Must have at least 20 years post apprenticeship experience.<br> Or an apprenticed served Millwright with the same post apprenticeship experience.<br>
Key Skills
Excellent communication and listening skills.
Ability to work under pressure.
Excellent organizational and prioritization skills, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills.
Must be mature, pleasant, courteous, cooperative and an enthusiastic team player.

Additional Requirements

technical
mill wright
machines
maintenance
03Aug
Johannesburg, South Africa

One of SA's leading manufacturing companies is looking for an experienced technical manager to join their team.Read More

Identify and recommend projects to improve and enhance plant efficiencies. Drive project management frameworks and principles in the commissioning of equipment. Manage the review of equipment capacity utilisation and steer the direction within which the division acquires capital investments. Drive focused design work and product standards to ensure the business responds quickly to market needs. Lead the equipment procurement process with manufacturers (OEMs) and assist with Capex process. Integrates systems, tools (parts and components) and equipment to reduce complexity in manufacturing process. Manage the development and review of new product standards and specifications. Ensure product/spare parts/equipment design meets internal standards and fit-for-use. Prepares capital expenditures, monitors and reviews activities and costs,Drive and stabilize an Asset Care program within and in cooperation with the business Coach teams to build and maintain high performance standards. Implement talent management and mentorship plans supported by team development initiatives.

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: R900 - R1100 000.00

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Educational Qualifications/Experience:Bachelor’s Degree (Engineering), preferably B.Eng (Mechanical) or B.Eng (Electrical)Ten (10 ) years progressive experience in a leadership\management role in manufacturing.A Government Certificate of Competency (Factories) will be a favorable additional qualification
Key Skills
The requirements are:Experience in managing technical projects in a manufacturing environment.Knowledge and experience of manufacturing solutions and systems.Implementation of continuous improvement methodologies.Experience in Asset Care systems implementation Broad understanding of SHERQ systems, policies, and labour legislation.

Additional Requirements

Technical Manager
27Jul

Our client, a well established company is now looking for a Division Leader for their Steel Yard.
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The steelyard Divisional leader is responsible for cutting, preparing and supplying material to the factory, up to 20tons per day.

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Related degree or diploma.<br>
Key Skills
The incumbent must have experience managing large work forces.
Focus is on production and throughput.

Additional Requirements

Steel
Production
Management
Leader
23Jul
Harare,Zimbabwe

A client of ours in the services industry is looking for a Technical Manager to join their team
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Managing all projects
Perform management tasks for the team
Oversee equipment validation, repair, replacement and acquisition for assigned departments
Enforcement of Policies and Procedures to staff members as well as contractors to ensure mitigating of all risks.
Management of risks related to Technical infrastructure and assets related to all plant and equipment
Equipment acquisition, upgrade, replacement and maintenance strategy formulation and execution
Management of all the maintenance management system and ensuring that all equipment risks are managed to ensure that all repair and maintenance is conducted as and when required
Custodian of the asset management database ensuring reliability and validity of all data.
Preparing monthly reports and as requested, reports on staff, contractors, facility and assets
Financial and budgetary responsibility for the technical services department.
Management of all staff in the Technical Department.
Project management of all building/renovations projects.
Managing Technical related Purchasing and Expenditure

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering/Bio Medical Engineering/Engineering or any related qualification.<br> Diploma in Project Management.<br> Experience in medical equipment.<br> Masters in Business Administration an added advantage.<br> Minimum of 2 years experience in a managerial position.<br>
Key Skills
Must have good leadership skills
Must be very thorough

Additional Requirements

Project Management
Repairs
Equipment
Maintenance
22Jul

Our client is looking for a Workshop Service Manager for Plant and Equipment
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Duties:
Improving the workshop standards
We would like you to start to manage all the technical teams and train them where necessary
Implementing best practice procedures in the workshop
Managing workshop activity
Managing safety
Managing staff
Servicing and maintenance of Equipment

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Any relevant qualification <br>
Key Skills
Honest
Able to work under pressure
Good reporting skills
Hard working

Additional Requirements

Workshop
Plant
Equipment
Services
Management
24Jun
Harare,Zimbabwe

Our client is looking for a Senior Auto Electrician to join their team.Read More

Main Roles and Responsibilities
Undertake electrical repairs on various vehicles,br> Repair parts and equipment when needed
Order for parts and equipment as necessary
Liaise with agents and manufacturers on problems in order to achieve an efficient repair
Complete all documentation and receipts, including inspection sheets, and applies signatures as appropriate
Identify repairs required via unfair wear and tear, and advice the service manager and foreman mechanic
Work within a realistic time

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
5 years working experience <br> Class One Journeyman <br> Apprenticeship trained <br>
Key Skills
Practically and Mechanically oriented
Logically and clear thinking
Self-disciplined
Reliable and punctual
Safety conscious
Good judgment
Good time management

Additional Requirements

Auto
transport
Trucks
electrician
supervisor
22Jun
Out of Harare,Zimbabwe

Our Client is looking for a Motor Mechanic to join their team.
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To diagnose and repair the mechanical and electrical components of vehicles.
Listening to clients to learn more about vehicle history, potential problems, and the services they would like to receive.
Performing test drivers, inspections, and other diagnostic tests on vehicles to identify where problems exists and determine which parts need to be repaired or replaced.
Completing preventative maintenance on vehicles, such as performing oil changes, flushing and replacing fluids, and replacing brakes.
Repairing damage to the body of the vehicle and washing and painting the vehicle’s exterior.
Examine vehicles, compile estimates of repair costs, and secure customers approval to perform repairs
Workshop duties

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

2 Years of Experience
Qualifications
National Certificate in Motor Mechanic<br> Approved Experience<br> Good O level passes <br>
Key Skills
Loyal , hardworking and hands on
Ability to repair motor vehicles

Additional Requirements

Maintenance
Mechanics
Vehicles
Electronic equipment
21May
South Africa

Our client is seeks an Experienced Operations Manager to lead, plan, direct and coordinate the Project Operations and Maintenance activities of the Factory through ensuring that the Factory requirements are met.
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Responsibilities:
Daily Planned Maintenance:
Formulate and manage a complete Planned Maintenance System in line with FSSC requirements and for the benefit of the efficiency and lifespan of the factory assets.
Management of Factory Assets in terms of accountability, control and measurability of Asset Performance and lifespan.
Management of Internal and External Projects with a focus on controlling good Corporate Governance, efficiency and quality of Project Work.
Formulate and Manage process with External Contractors with budget, scope and timelines of Projects where External Contractors are involved.
Ensure Health and Safety Standards, Policies and Procedures are adhered to and the necessary documentation is in place.
Management of Maintenance Team/Receiving Team in its entirety including productivity efficiency, recruitment, discipline and training.
Management of this function in its entirety. Planning and organizing allocation of bins, housekeeping and Food Safety Standards.
Manage and ensure compliance of FSSC Standards within responsibilities and management of all functions.

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: R50000 to R80000

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Technical Qualification (e.g. B. Degree or Trade) in Engineering Discipline (NQF 7).<br> 5 to 8 years in a managerial (e.g. Maintenance Superintendent) position – preferably food manufacturing/processing.<br> OHS Act. COID Act. HACCP. FSSC. ISO.<br> Literacy (NQF 4), Numeracy (NQF4) Computer Literacy ( Word, Power Point and Excel - Intermediate).<br> Specific Areas of Knowledge:<br> <br> Coaching & Mentoring.<br> Recruitment & Selection.<br> BCEA.<br> LRA.<br> Maintenance Management Systems.<br> HACCP/ FSSC 22000/ISO.<br> Macadamia Processing/Operations.<br> Nutlogger System.<br>
Key Skills
Problem Solving.
Decision making.
Communication (Oral and Written).
Planning &amp; Organising.
Conducting and Analysing.
Time Management.
Strategic Management.
Interpersonal Skills Communication (Report writing).
Goal Setting.
Leadership &amp; Team Work.
Relationship Building.
Delegation.
Motivation (Self &amp; others).
Discipline.
Drive/Energy/Resilience.
Emotional Intelligence.
Negotiating.
Basic Finance Management.
Productivity/Work Study/Organisational Process Flow.

Additional Requirements

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.
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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)

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: $ Negotiable

Required Skills

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

Additional Requirements

FACTORY OPTIMISATION ENGINEER (ELECTRICAL AND INST
FACTORY OPTIMISATION ENGINEER
Sugarcane
Electrical Engineer
Optimisation Engineer

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.
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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)

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: $ Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Mechanical Engineering Degree or similar<br> 5 Years experience in Sugar production and a sound knowledge of the factories<br>
Key Skills
Track record of technical leadership experience
Good data analysis and interpretation skills
Deep Root Cause Analysis skills and experience

Additional Requirements

Agriculture
Sugarcane
RELIABILITY ENGINEER
OPTIMISATION Engineer
Mechanical Engineer

Our Client is a large and growing organisation who have an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance General Manager to join their Milling operation based in Nigeria. You will be reporting directly to the COO.Read More

Responsibilities to include:
Lead the maintenance department to become a world class maintenance organisation
Ensure the full use of the CMMS for all work orders and maintenance tracking and history
Build effective team and provide/facilitate training to raise knowledge and performance of department
Review and/or develop department SOP’s as well as asset inspection and preventative maintenance routines
Manage all preventative maintenance and repairs; work with vendors as needed.
Carry out routine inspections on all company facilities.
Inventory control and procurement of all equipment.
Provide direction to on-site employees and follow up to ensure maintenance work is completed in a timely manner.
Manage daily performance of employees while working closely with the CEO/COO on larger performance management.
Ensure all policies and procedures are followed for safety and compliance.
Preparation of budgets and control of expenses.
Review, develop and manage maintenance procedures and ensure effective implementation.
Managing maintenance logs and management reporting.
Maintain cleanliness, appearance and ground maintenance

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: $Negotiable

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Mechanical Engineering Degree or related <br> Minimum of 10 years experience within maintenance <br> Minimum of 7 years’ experience in maintenance organisation leadership <br>
Key Skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Hands on
Ability to lead and manage a team
Strong organisational & decision making skills
Problem solver Self motivated
Strong technical abilities
Attention to Detail
Driving change and improvement

Additional Requirements

07May
Johannesburg, South Africa

Our client currently has an opportunity for a Regional Manager with 4 – 5 years’ experience in a similar position in the hydraulic or related industry, to be responsible for the overall growth strategy, sales and profitability of the Southern and Central African regions.
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A preffered candidate should have experience working outside South Africa and managing senior managers such as Branch Managers as you will oversee the following branches: Kenya, Namibia, Zambia, Botswana and Mozambique.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

Identify opportunities to establish new operations in Southern & Central Africa.
Expand the footprint of the company in Southern & Central Africa.
Identify talent pool specific to the hydraulic industry.
Promote industry networks to create new business opportunities.
Overall management responsibility for all the company’s operations in Southern & Central Africa.
Ensure profitability of the Southern & Central African regions.
Develop and implement strategic focus areas in the regions to grow our business.

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: R1.5 Million

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
Qualifications
A management qualification or equivalent management experience.<br> 4 – 5 years experience in a similar position in hydraulic or related industry.<br>
Key Skills
A strong sales and business development focus.
Exceptional communication, motivational and people management skills.
Experience in the management of assets, budgets, expenses and profitability.

Additional Requirements

Our client, a large well established organisation, is looking for an outstanding Workshop Manager to join their team based in Kenya.Read More

The role would be full workshop management overseeing 120 staff and working with the transport manager to make sure availability of equipment and lead times of getting equipment out of the workshops, overseeing a fully fledged breakdown team, 3 small workshops out in the field 50 km away, overseeing stock ordering with purchase department, writing reports when need be, dealing with suppliers and working on budgets with the accounts department.

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: USD$3000 Negotiable plus Accommodation & benefits

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Mechanical Engineering Degree / Class One Diesel Mechanic or equivalent
Key Skills
Experienced workshop manager/mechanic
Must have worked on Agricultural related equipment including Harvesters

Additional Requirements

Mechanical
Workshop Management
Logistics
Transport
Agriculture
02Mar
Harare,Zimbabwe

Our client is looking for a Workshop Manager to join their team.Read More

Responsibilities Include:
Manage and maintain the Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures to continually improve standards.
Provide guidance and motivate crews to work safely and Productively and develop the team and individuals to meet business specific objectives.
Provide professional support and training to staff and company, stay current with and open to new technologies.
Fleet Maintenance
Ensuring Daily, Weekly and monthly reports completed.
Maintaining discipline by setting attainable, measurable performance targets/outputs/objectives with employees under the workshop, based on maintenance programme objectives .

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: USD$6 - 7k equivalent with Benefits

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Hands on ‘real-world’ mechanical experience and knowledge.<br> Computer Literate<br> At least 10 years post apprentice training<br> Traceable managerial experience in a production related environment<br>
Key Skills
Leadership and management skills
Problem Solver
Innovative, inventive and analytical
Agile, responsive and good under pressure
Able to handle conflict and resolve differences of opinion
Team Player

Additional Requirements

stores
haulage
health and safety
construction
transport
17Feb

Our client is looking for a Fitter/Machinist to join their team.Read More

Effectively plan and carry out machine maintenance
Fix faults and optimise production processes
Ensure the smooth operation of machinery and that the company produce a top-quality product
Cost effectively towards the ultimate satisfaction of the clients requirements

  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Be in possession of a Fitter trade or equivalent qualification in a mechanical field<br> Have hydraulic and pneumatic experience (troubleshooting and fixing ability)<br> Have at least 3 – 5 years’ experience in a production environment<br> MS packages (Word, Excel, Visio & AutoCAD)<br> Must be willing to work shifts<br>
Key Skills
An ability to interact with employees at different levels
Good communication skills
Identify and solve problems effectively (Analyze and fault-finding ability)
Logical and systematic approach
A passion for Quality
An ability to handle conflict and to diffuse it constructively
Self-motivated, proactive and a willingness to work overtime when necessary

Additional Requirements

hydraulic
machinist
pneumatic
fitter