Maintenance Manager

Heading Moçambique

Heading is recruiting for a client that works in food production industry, a Maintenance Manager, to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.

  • To efficiently manage maintenance of multiple and distributed manufacturing plants to ensure safe, continual and efficient operations of People, plant and machinery
  • Ensures that productivity, Quality and safety are everyday practice
  • Manages maintenance staff, processes and activities for all plant machinery to ensure safe, continual and efficient operation
  • Monitors and continually improves maintenance processes and maintenance personnel performance to achieve enhanced levels of performance
  • Identifies current and future maintenance requirements by establishing lines of communication with management, production personnel, tradesmen, technicians and other persons in a position of understanding maintenance requirements
  • Achieves final objectives by preparing annual maintenance expenditures, analysing variances and initiating corrective action
  • Ensures production operations by determining work priorities and scheduling repair, maintenance and installation of machines, tools and equipment
  • Designs, Implements and modifies preventive maintenance programmes by reviewing production, QA, maintenance reports and statistics. Inspects operating machines, equipment’s and systems for conformance with operations standards
  • Directs maintenance operations by initiating, coordinating and enforcing program, operational and personal policies and procedures
  • Protects employees and visitors by maintain clean and safe work environment
  • Maintains maintenance staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting and training employees
  • Maintains maintenance staff job results by coaching, counselling, planning, monitoring and appraising job results
  • To supervise Electrical & Mechanical works on a daily basis and help address practical issues on sites
  • Prepares and/or reviews contract documents for purchase and delivery of equipment, materials, supplies and services for the purpose of coordinating requisition of required materials and services
  • Monitors operation of plant equipment and systems
  • Reviews the operation of plant equipment and systems constantly, to minimize unplanned downtime, anticipate solve problems in a timely manner, and to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Prepares reports, analyzes data, and makes recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance‐related problems
  • Coordinates activities with Plant Operations Departments
  • Diagnoses malfunctions and determines repairs, service, and/or maintenance requirements of equipment for the purpose of ensuring proper production operations
  • Prepares written material for the purpose of maintaining records and conveying information
  • Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in semi or fully automated production plant (Experience in flour milling will be an advantage)
  • Ability to communicate fluently in either English or Portuguese [both is an advantage
  • Basic computer skills and ability to use MS office programs
  • Experience in budgeting
  • Willing to travel when required
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
How to Apply
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  • Published 29.03.2017
  • Expires 29.04.2017
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