Maintenance Engineer Job Opportunity

Posted on :

29 Apr, 2014

Category :

Engineering Jobs in South Africa

Reporting to the Group General Manager Wines in Primary Production, your key performance areas will include, but not limited to:

Key Performance Areas would include (but are not limited to):

• Provide a plant engineering service to the wine group, which will include five cellars

• Ensure that world class asset care and maintenance principles are adhered to
• Deliver maintenance service, technical advice and consultation (including problem solving)
• Giving advice regarding general production principles
• Equipment overhauls, modifications and upgrades
• Preparing quotations for the required parts or installations
• Coordinating installation of equipment
• Carrying out machine maintenance audits as required
• Compiling audit reports with recommendations
• Managing in-house improvement projects
• Managing allocated capex and maintenance projects
• Assisting with planning and control of major shutdowns
• Ensuring all equipment and installations comply to the requirements of the OHS Act and relevant regulations
• Assist the Risk Department in ensuring compliance to the requirements of the OHS Act and Construction regulations


The successful candidate must have the following experience/skills:
• Relevant engineering qualification (B Eng/B Tech Mech) (essential)
• A Government Certificate of Competency (essential)
• Good knowledge of Engineering standards
• Exposure to world-class manufacturing and engineering practices in the FMCG industry (highly desirable)
• At least 5 – 8 years maintenance and project management experience, preferably in a beverage- or related production environment
• At least 3 years managerial experience
• Computer literacy (i.e. Microsoft Office, SAP PM, etc)
• Strong administration skills
• Automation and Control experience would be advantageous
• Good analytical skills and the ability to interpret financial- and statistical data
• Sound written & verbal communication skills with all levels of personnel
• Ability to work independently and meet demanding deadlines
• Ability to work under pressure & handle conflict
• An action & self-driven, motivated person with strong numerical aptitude
• Goal & Service orientated strong team player
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Sound leadership skills
• Willingness to work outside of normal working hours
• Valid driver’s license and own transport


How to Apply

Distell is committed to diversity within its workforce and encourages applications from suitably qualified persons.

Candidates who do not receive any correspondence within 1 month after the closing date may assume that their applications were unsuccessful and are hereby thanked for applying.

Closing Date: 2014/04/30


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