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Team Leader Maintenance - Bakery National Capital District

Goodman Fielder

Goodman Fielder National Capital District Papua New Guinea

2 months ago

Goodman Fielder Papua New Guinea is one of PNG’s largest food companies, manufacturing and distributing high-quality Flour, Stock Feed, Rice, Snacks, and Bakery products throughout the country. Well-known products and brands include Flame Flour, Flame Stockfeed, Flame Oil & Sugar, Flame Rice, Bilas Bread, Skel Rice, Twisties snacks, Arthurs Pies, and the Meadow Lea range.

At GFI, we care about making food better for everyone.

Our goal is to be the leading and most innovative food company with a mission to meet our customers’ needs for superior quality foods with brands that are trusted by families everywhere. We are the go-to source of consumer, shopper, and customer insights to help our customers and business partners succeed.

We currently have an immediate vacancy for a Team Leader - Bakery to join our already strong and vibrant Engineering Maintenance team in Port Moresby. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this role will direct, coordinate, and monitor the activities of the... team involved in the Maintenance of the Bakery Production Plant & Machinery and areas within. They will further maintain all machinery efficiently to minimise downtime for the Bakery Production to meet packaging and sales requirements, and objectives of the daily operations plan.

Your responsibilities will include:
• Execution of the Planned Maintenance Work Order Cycle Process (Preventative & Corrective Maintenance)
• Successfully manages and assists in Shutdown Maintenance.
• Plan Daily, Weekly and Monthly Preventative & Electrical tasks and issue out to provide feedback in a timely manner
• Follow up and update critical Spare parts on regular basis
• Executing corrective planned Mechanical Work orders on time.
• Required to monitor/Cover production lines as per overall production plans.
• Shift coverage – Being available when called upon to cover productions lines or any other urgent work requests.
• Machine down time – Focus on Capturing and reducing total down times as fast as possible but in a safe manner.
• Drive and making sure Breakdown escalation process works in a timely manner.
• Responsible for collecting, Analysing, and reporting breakdown reports to the team.
• Drive and implement the breakdown analysis.
• Drive “Teamwork” practice in our working environment.
• Communication – Follow up and making sure communication is very effective in workplace.
• Effectively communicate between team and Supervisors
• Effectively communicate between Engineering department and Process Managers & Supervisors
• Drive and lead daily and weekly team meetings.
• Safety Team meetings
• Work Order Meetings
• Engineering Team Meetings
• Plan and lead scheduled trainings on process/machine to team.
• Assist wherever possible to get team members flexibility to help others in needs & teach others
• Driving Safety Work and Hygiene practises as a daily HABBIT at Workplace
• Focus on getting team members to maintain Self-Hygiene, workplace Housekeeping at respective workstations.
• Focus on getting team to follow through in detail any requested Permit to Work procedure system.
• Coordinate and follow up on Safety talk/walks (Lead observations) and report any safety findings (Hazzard)
• Take part and lead in achieving Quality and Safety compliance (QA & Safety Audits)

To be considered for the role, you will need to have:
• Maintenance Tradesman Certificate
• Minimum Grade 12 High School Certificate
• Possess satisfactory language, mathematical and reasoning skills.
• Previous experience in a Maintenance Fitting role
• Experience with continuous high-speed processing and packaging equipment in an industrial food production environment
• Ability to self-manage and use initiative.
• Good communication skills, both written and verbal
• Minimum of three years’ experience in a similar role from a fast-paced FMCG environment

Be part of the Skel life and join a team that values healthy eating and active lifestyles and wants to share that with all the people of PNG. Still interested? Send your letter of application and CV/resume with at least 2 referees to:

Internal Recruiter,

Goodman Fielder Papua New Guinea

P.O. Box 673

Port Moresby

National Capital District, PNG

E-mail: [email protected]

Please submit your application in either word or pdf and in only one attachment.

Applications close Wednesday 29th March 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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