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Maintenance Executive

AVI Limited


Company Profile A role has been created for a Maintenance Executive for National Brands Ltd., reporting to the Operations Director. The main purpose of the role is to implement and sustain world-class maintenance management practices into the organisation to achieve maintenance excellence across multiple factories within South Africa. The role is specifically focused on leading and improving the execution of maintenance of FMCG manufacturing, processing and packaging equipment. The ideal candidate will have a passion for maintenance management and the ability to lead this critical function at a national executive level. Duties and Responsibilities Maximize production equipment reliability, availability and performance through appropriate TPM and RCM practices
Optimize the maintenance mix for equipment: Preventative Maintenance, Shutdowns, Condition Monitoring, Autonomous Maintenance / Operator based maintenance, opportunistic work and effective cleaning and lubrication strategies
Manage the relationships with key OEM’s and monitor and manage the KPI’s of OEM Service level agreements
National ownership of CMMS software - Implementation, improvement, effective use and appropriate reporting practises
Standardise problem-solving practices and Root Cause Analysis within maintenance
Identify specific needs and develop specialist maintenance skills within factory structures, in close cooperation with the Manufacturing Training Manager and Industrial Systems Manager. This includes the shared learning methods of a Communities of Practice program.
Interface with and support the capital project team during the entire project cycle to accelerate equipment selection, commissioning, performance ramp-up and maintenance integration
Functional integration and cooperation between production and maintenance Competencies Deciding and initiating action
Networking and working with people at all levels
Presenting and communicating information
Analysing and structuring data, including budgets
Formulating and implementing strategies and concepts
Planning and organising
Delivering results
Leading change and adapting to change Experience Required Minimum 15 years in engineering and maintenance management within the FMCG or manufacturing industry
Proven experience in implementing maintenance practices, such as TPM, RCM, LEAN maintenance etc. Minimum Qualifications Required B.Sc (Mechanical) Engineering
ECSA Pr. Eng certification ideal
Master’s Degree qualification preferred Knowledge Required Ability to travel frequently (mostly within SA)