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Engineering Manager

Location: Mooinooi
Company: National Appointments
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Our client, a leading Chrome Mining Group is looking for an experienced and qualified Engineering Manager at their WCM Shared Services Division in Mooinooi in the North West Province.

Description

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To lead the Engineering Team in the safe and cost-effective execution of the Asset Capability Assurance process through clearly defined strategies and objectives for maintenance of plant, equipment & facilities for the site.

BUSINESS PROCESSES:

SAFETY, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT AND QUALITY:

Manage SHEQ compliance within the Department through effective use of the Toolbox

Utilise the Information Management System (IMS) to initiate, investigate and report SHEQ status.

CUSTOMERS:

Key customers: Production, Logistics and Finance

Jointly define annual service level agreements with site production personnel

Put systems and controls in place that will ensure that the site is maintained:

at specified performance and within prescribed technical & legal requirements,

that will permit a safe and environmentally acceptable operation, and to meet the required production-rated capacity at minimum life cycle costs.

PEOPLE:

Manage the Department by:

Ensure an enabling climate/culture

Manage labour stability by minimising labour turnover

Ensure labour complement in line with budget and achieve HDSA and Female targets for the Section

Manage performance against set targets and competencies and conduct career discussions with identified talent

Ensure discipline is maintained (absenteeism, lateness, overtime, misconduct, etc.)

Coach and counsel people to ensure improved performance levels

Conduct recruitment interviews

Provide training for students and graduates.

BUSINESS PROCESSES:

Document and review the overall Engineering strategy on an annual basis to ensure that it is aligned with the business plan

Ensure strict adherence to maintenance work and management principles (percent planned work, adherence to schedule, number of breakdowns, number of proactive requests) to obtain maximum plant availability at minimum maintenance cost per unit produced

Manage the Engineering Assets to ensure that they produce at their designed capacity and are periodically refurbished to their original condition to ensure optimal life

Ensure strict adherence to the relevant engineering standards and specifications

Periodically audit the asset and documentation to obtain maximum standardisation of spares and new plant installations on the site.

GROWTH:

Manage Continuous Improvement through Operational Excellence

Foster a climate of continuous improvement

Develop the capability of the maintenance organisation site-wide.

SHAREHOLDER VALUE:

Monitor and control the Departmental costs

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

B.Eng./BSc. (Eng.) Degree or Technikon Diploma

Government Certificate of Competency

At least 10 years post qualification experience

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Masters Degree

MBA/MBL

Professional registration with ECSA

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