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To carry out maintenance activities to minimise the downtime because of breakdowns.
Be able to carry out all maintenance on machinery.
Having good manual dexterity.
Having mechanical skills.
Able to manage time effectively.
Strong supervisory skills but most importantly, must be a good DPF/mechanic
Strong emphasis on output and productivity
Must be able to lead as he will have a team of 15 machine operators and assistants underneath him.
To be based on sites outside of Harare
Maintenance and problem diagnosis of heavy earth moving equipment
Attend to breakdowns
Identify equipment that needs improvement, upgrading or replacement.
Assisting in preparation of maintenance schedules.
Mentoring of DPF Assistants, apprentices/attachment students.
preventative and scheduled maintenance
Ensuring the overall effective operations of machinery
Loyal / Hardworking / Diligent
Ability to think out the box
Ability to grow into a managerial position.
Good client skills/relationships as he will often work in the presence of the client.
Equipment and facilities maintenance management
Plant utilities and services management
Development and implement Annual budget
Develop and monitor performance targets for department
Able to take charge if there is major equipment outages
Implement QEOSH systems and statutory requirements
Project management and control
Provide Safe working environment
Attention to details
Structural Steel Design
Implementing SHE & Quality Management Systems for the business
Develop Manufacturing & Project Budgets
Proficiency in AutoCAD
Ability to lead a team
Ability to Implement SHEQ Systems
Good Business Acumen
Structural Steel Design Experience an added advantage
Provide feedback to staff that are not performing to the expected level and ensure human resources are informed of trends in performance.
Promote a Health and Safety culture within the business.
Receive and review feedback from customers and follow up to ensure customer satisfaction.
Act as a technical adviser on key projects and other areas of the business as requested.
Ensure supplies are ordered for each job.
Assist with quoting, project management, materials purchasing and quality checks.
Ensure correct job numbers are used and that time records are correct.
Provide oversight and check job estimates.
Checking quantities, dispatching goods and receipting invoices.
Regularly report progress on each job and quickly communicate delays or concerns with the GM - Operations. Report on manpower overruns or shortfalls.
Act as a technical adviser on key projects and other areas of the business as requested.
Responsible for job allocation and job flow in the workshop including job scheduling and labour allocation for day to day operations.
Ability to work with people at various levels from shop floor to senior management
Can look beyond the initial customer enquiry and identify other business opportunities
Project management experience
People management skills
Quality and productivity focussed
Time management skills.
Able to handle pressure.
Reading and interpreting blueprints to assess or plan plumbing installations and layouts
Installing, maintaining and repairing plumbing systems and fixtures
Cutting, welding and assembling pipes, tubes, fittings, and fixtures
Inspecting and testing plumbing systems for safety, functionality, and code compliance
Handling customer queries and responding to call outs
Troubleshooting and resolving problems
Preparing cost estimates
Good inter-personal skills and hygiene standards
The role will be to maintain all Refrigeration components, ensure that everything is working smoothly and efficiently.
Conduct regular services, ensure all aspects compile with Safety standards, etc.
Sound analytical and problem solving skills
Clean Class 4 Driver’s license
Duties to include:
Responsible for the day to day safe and efficient running of the mechanical workshop.
Responsible for budgets for the purchase of materials,
Fixings and fastenings and machining ensure the smooth progression of projects through the workshop.
Responsible maintaining safe working practises, keeping COSHH information up to date and ensuring everybody is conversant with this information.
Undertaking manufacturing tasks as required
2 months on 2 weeks off rotation. Flights will be covered
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to work to international safety regulations
Experience within Hydraulics and Lathe Machining is essential
Installing new vehicle wiring systems.
Installing and troubleshooting immobilizer and alarm systems.
Gathering information from customers about issues with their electrical system.
Diagnosing electrical issues and proposing a course of action.
Providing customers with estimated time and cost for repairs.
Repairing and replacing faulty wiring or electrical systems.
Servicing of electrical automotive parts.
Servicing and repairing electrical systems on vehicles.
Maintaining a clean working environment.
Ability to operate electrical diagnostic equipment
Installs and repairs electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment.
Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment, and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment, following manuals, schematic diagrams, and blueprints, using handtools and test equipment.
Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus, such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures, using test equipment, and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables, using handtools.
Replaces faulty electrical components of machine, such as relays, switches, and motors, and positions sensing devices, using handtools.
Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards.
The ability to repair machines or systems.
To be thorough and pay attention to detail.
The ability to work well with others.
Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures
Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)
Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded
Align components using calipers, rulers etc. and clamp pieces
Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead)
Repair machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps
Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws
Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety
Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (TIG, MMA etc.)
Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.)
Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
Deftness and attention to detail
The role will take responsibility, working as part of a team, for ensure all equipment is in good working order and any repairs are down in an efficient manner to ensure the least downtime.
Shall carry out the trouble shooting of machinery/equipment breakdowns and do the repair works as necessary.
Shall be actively involved in machinery/equipment installations
To carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Management.
Must have knowledge in machinery/equipment installations.
The Workshop will be responsible for effectively planning and co-ordinating all work activities servicing equipment to required standards.
The role will take responsibility for managing all aspects of their large fleet, from repairs and maintenance to parts to staff management.
Duties to include:
Maintain a safety first culture amongst all team members
Lead and coach subordinates to ensure quality of work
Oversee inspections of all repair work done on components
Ensure all maintenance meets required standards
Ensure lean processes are adhered to
Performance agreements, reviews and appraisals
Manage workshop costs
Fully Computer literate
Hands on / mechanically minded / team player
Duties to include:
Servicing, maintenance and repairs
Maintain spares inventory
Attention to detail
The role will involve repairs, maintenance and service on a range of earth-moving equipment and may involve travel.
Design the Technical content for training of plumbers and develop the Plumber training modules for VC, Faucets and special products in West Africa.
Manage the Spares requirement by timely indenting for Spares and analyze the usage of spares across the region. Help in budget for spares costing and packaging.
Provide technical assistance in installation of special products and develop a list of independent plumbers across the distribution network that can service the Products.
Provide technical drawings from time to time to Architects, Plumbing contractors in coordination with the Regional Technical team.
Prepare quarterly cost budgets for Servicing and track performance as per the agreed formats.
Play a key role in evaluating Warranty claims policy from the dealers and periodically update the senior management on the performance of the products from a service point of view.
Forecast and indent through the Logistics system for the spares and participate in the S and OP process of modulating demand, establish reorder levels and safety stocks.
Analyze spares usage and establish the sales and distribution network of spares across the network for easy access of spares for the distribution network.
Support project related technical issues such as plumbing contractor training, product demos and high-end product installations.
Provide configuration support in faucets and customized solutions in designing bathrooms at a professional level.
Monitor the Bathroom furniture and Kitchen furniture technical support architecture that covers Kitting, Packing and installation and also servicing any defects.
Provide Installation assistance in terms of guiding dealer’s/end-users plumbers for installing special products.
Perform duties according to business unit needs as directed by Area Sales Manager from time to time.
Relationships and Contacts:
Reports to Area Sales Manager, West Africa.
Frequent contacts with:
Frequent contacts with Other Technical staff and product managers within the company
External contacts with technical service firms, plumbers, assemblers (if any) may be required.
Estimates the expected cost of construction of a given project.
Forecasts how long it will take to complete the project.
Assisting the contractor in winning bids.
Reviewing data and documents like analysis reports, purchase orders and also subcontracts.
Prepare updates and project estimates.
Filing documents like receipts and purchase orders.
Gather information to be used to produce the project estimate.
Good verbal and written communication.
Good time management and scheduling skills.
Work well under pressure.
Proficient in using computer applications.
Good in mathematics, especially algebra, calculus, and statistics.
Knowledge of procedures equipment and project designing.
Conversant with other subjects like accounting and economics.
Knowledgeable about computers and electronic equipment used in construction, from processors and circuit boards to hardware and software.
Basic knowledge about building and construction.
Follow a checklist of inspection procedures
Test drive vehicles to diagnose malfunctions
Read and interpret diagnostic test results from diagnostic equipment such as an oscilloscope, which is used to measure the voltage produced by electronic components
Raise trucks, buses, and heavy parts or equipment by using hydraulic jacks or hoists
Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, transmissions, engines, and other parts of vehicles
Do routine maintenance, such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and parts
Adjust and align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and attach system components
Repair or replace malfunctioning components, parts, and other mechanical or electrical equipment
Test-drive vehicles to ensure that they run smoothly
Must be courteous, good listeners and ready to answer questions.
Need a steady hand and good hand-eye coordination for many tasks, such as disassembling engine parts, connecting or attaching components, or using hand tools.
Must be familiar with parts and components of engines, transmissions, braking mechanisms, and other complex systems. Must also be able to disassemble, work on, and reassemble parts and machinery.
Must be able to identify mechanical and electronic problems, make repairs, and offer a proper maintenance strategy. Must be familiar with electronic control systems and the appropriate tools needed to fix and maintain them.
Daily Outputs / Job Description:
• Act as lead/ senior Plumber managing the staff and division of Plumbing Inspections & Repairs.
• Ensure all quotations are completed timeously to comply with company standard operating procedure.
• Review repairs accepted daily and order the materials required.
• Ensure stock required per job is allocated and checked out of stock room on the relevant stock system forms.
• Coordinate supplier goods receiving, ensure incoming materials delivered against supplier invoice are correct.
• Provide customer service by liaising with clients directly regarding quotes, timelines and changes required or necessary.
• Oversee your team and ensure they are correctly uniformed, working efficiently and generally performing their duties to the best of their abilities.
• Oversee the execution of each plumbing job to the full extent of the service levels of the company, ensuring that the respective technical standards are adhered to.
• Staff training; plan and execute the training of assistants in all aspects of the job, general client and on site decorum etc.
• Check all work done by assistants to ensure that all is in good working order.
• Ensure job site is properly cleaned after the job is complete.
• Ensure that all tools are packed before and after each job and are in good working order.
• Communicate daily with office and admin team regarding logistics, timings, delays etc.
• Process and complete all necessary paperwork accurately and submit daily to the office support team.
• Stock take management