• Maintenance Engineer Johannesburg
  • Cansmart in Johannesburg, , South Africa
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description


To co-ordinate, coach and control the activities of the level one maintenance teams in the production environment and to provide specialist technical advice to ensure maximum equipment availability and legislative compliance.

Duties & Responsibilities


Expected Results

Maintain safe, healthy, and risk-free working environment
• Implement safety, health and environmental legislation and procedures
• Maintain safety and housekeeping standards

Manage human resources
• Develop employees
• Manage and apply personnel processes
• Ensure a healthy industrial relations climate
• Effective manpower planning

Optimise plant and equipment availability
• Maintain maintenance integrity
• Optimise plant availability
• Plan and Implement maintenance priorities
• Manage maintenance performance and costs

Optimise process performance
• Conduct engineering administration
• Optimise raw material usage
• Support continuous improvement
• Support Projects

Manage planned... maintenance system integrity and optimal usage
• Manage issues emanating from systems usage

• Ensure asset care business processes are adhered to

Facilitate problem solving
• Identify problems or potential problems
• Facilitate problem solving

Key Performance Indicators


Plant Reliability
• Machine Efficiencies
• Asset management indicators

Plant Performance
• Quality
• Wastage
• Quality Maintenance
• Process capability > 1.33.

Asset Management
• Asset register up dated
• Spares stocks levels maintained
• CMMS integrity and accuracy audited
• Schedule revision audited

Systems Reliability
• Manufacturing systems reliability

Change Control
• Change control processes entrenched

Cost Control
• Maintenance cost per manufacturing line to benchmarks
• Utilities cost to benchmarks
• Spares stockholding levels

Health, Safety and Environment
• Adherence to PPE policies
• General workshop housekeeping
• Identification of unsafe practices
• Safety inspections conducted and audited
• Safe maintenance practices audited

Problem Solving
• Completed 5 Why’s
• Completed FFA’s

• 1-on-1’s completed
• CAP managed
• Departmental communication
• People Development managed, especially in the following areas:
• Asset Care skills
• PLC skills
• Basic Maintenance skills
• Operations Manager
• Supply Chain Manager
• Unit Manager – Ends Making
• Unit Manager – Coating
• Unit Manager – Can Making
• Manufacturing Development Manager
• QA Manager
• Suppliers

Key Competencies



• Report writing Skills
• Data Analysis
• People Management
• Know Maintenance Management processes
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Strong analytical problem solving skills
• Attention to detail
• Excellent verbal, written and email communication skills
• Safety Management Standards (ISO9001, ISO 22000)
• In depth knowledge of Asset Care principles and good work practices
• Food safety standard FSSC 22000
• Ability to manage people and output
• Ability to effectively lead a diverse group of individuals to successfully achieve the goals of the Engineering Department

Desired Experience & Qualification
• BSc/B.Eng in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical)
• 5+ years’ experience in a leadership position, within the FMCG environment
• Knowledge of WCM strategies and initiatives
• Familiarity with maintenance systems
• Influencing ability with regards to sound maintenance practices

Package & Remuneration

Market Related
Johannesburg South Africa


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