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Maintenance Planner needed urgently: APPLY NOW

Maintenance Planner needed urgently: APPLY NOW

Job Description

RCL Foods is currently looking for a Maintenance Planner to join our Maintenance Business Unit. The role will be based in Pretoria West.

The Incumbent will be responsible for assisting the clients (production and engineering) to continuously improve their overall equipment effectiveness, by implementing and administering effective asset management systems and procedures, particularly in the areas of information management, work planning & control, performance measurement, maintenance tactics, and spares & materials through the effective delegation and management of available resources (employees/equipment).

Duties & Responsibilities

Engineering planning

Administration and planning of maintenance activities (includes assistance with maintenance schedules & co-ordination)
CMMS (computerized maintenance management system) implementation, optimization, management and system administration (includes day-to-day activities such as client software support and training)
Ensuring continuous asset management improvement through organizing of training for engineering personnel
Analysis/Interpretation of maintenance history and feedback report preparation (should include an analysis of all AMiP KPI’s and suggested actions)
Drawing, documentation and modification control
Motivate and control the engineering planning department workforce, maintain discipline, minimize absenteeism and
ensure that the team is adequately staffed based on careful consideration of utilization and work backlog information.
Management of workforce disciplinary issues and proper documentation of each case.
Management of performance measures for the personnel under the position’s control
Assisting in the continuous improvement, optimization (schedules reviews) and implementation of preventive maintenance tactics (usage-based, time- based, etc) via processes including OMM and root cause failure analysis.
Management of the engineering planning office and the equipment, documents and tools within it


Performance assessment of team members

Training & development of employees under his/her supervision
Meetings (daily & monthly) with the plant’s key personnel (engineering & production) to plan work, transfer information, make decisions and agree on action plans.
To ensure effective administrative systems and procedures are being maintained and improved.
Assisting the further implementation, optimization and management of the Asset Management Improvement Program (AMIP)
Ensuring that all personnel under the control of this position abide by the health & safety regulation.
Project management and implementation.
Assist with engineering stores management.
OHS Act compliance requirements assistance.
Minimum Requirements
Grade 12 with C aggregates in mathematics and science
Have a technical qualification/diploma or be an artisan (T4/S4/N6)
Trade test in Electrical or Millwright will be advantageous

Experience and Training

A minimum of 5 years strong engineering/maintenance/manufacturing experience in a FMCG plant.
2 to 3 years supervisory experience.
2 years industrial purchasing experience
Experience in the implementation and operation of a CMMS and be up to date with the latest developments and trends in asset management.
Computer literacy – Microsoft Windows (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access)
Knowledge of plant and operations
Knowledge of preventive maintenance principles and systems
Be familiar with the concepts of project planning and scheduling, including the use of project management software.
Basic knowledge of financial systems
Knowledge of networks and IT

Knowledge and Skill:

Personal Qualities
Good communication skills towards all levels within the company
Be a methodical and systematic worker, comfortable in an office environment with a fair amount of paperwork.
Must have a pro-active problem solving approach in the anticipation of problem areas and taking corrective actions to eliminate deviations.
Be goal orientated, stable, show integrity and be able to make decisions under pressure.
Effective leadership skills and experience in handling IR related problems.

Company procedures/systems:

Adhering to all safe working procedures available in the safety manuals
Knowledge of the ON KEY maintenance system
Knowledge of the financial system
Adhering to purchasing procedures as specified within the Engineering Services and Procurement departments.
Knowledge and experience in the Engineering-, Stores- and Production- Business Processes.

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