6 Nov 2023

Full Time Technical Manager at Namib Mills (Pty) Ltd

NAMIB MILLS (PTY) LTD – Posted by o4na@ Windhoek

Job Description

An excellent career opportunity exists for interested and qualified candidates to apply for the above-mentioned position at Namib Mills (Pty) Ltd, Windhoek.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Responsible for the overall effectiveness of the Workshops and their relevant spare parts stores. Ensure maintenance systems/procedures are up to date and relevant. Oversee the development and maintenance of control/automations systems. Provide technical assistance to projects.

KEY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Operations:

  • Work according to safety and food safety standards.
  • Work distribution per job card and priority to ensure that all priorities are addressed timeously.
  • Maintain the maintenance system (Service Manager) and the execution thereof.
  • Identify equipment improvement requirements, propose and execute as required.
  • Inspects the various plants on the maintenance activities performed by artisans.
  • Ensure access for remote assistance is maintained and safe.
  • Review and develop automation needs (internally or with contractor).
  • Ensure quality work by all artisans.
  • Ensure alle relevant spare parts are as per OEM standards.
  • Ensure spare parts minmax levels are maintained and reviewed responsibly.
  • To ensure that maximum productivity is achieved through all equipment.
  • Assist in operational/development requirements at, mills, pasta, bakery, plastic extrusion, maize extrusion, packaging and all other relevant aspects of the company.
  • Identify hazardous working conditions to ensure an injury free work environment.

Quality Control:

  • Thorough plant inspections, increase the quality of the machines, facilities, activities and product.
  • Ensure all jobs are completed according to specifications.
  • Ensure maintenance are complete according to scheduled times.
  • Evaluates all completed jobs timeously by comparing time spend on job card to estimated realistic time.

Administration:

  • Attend Management, Production and ISO Meetings.
  • Ensure that correct spares are bought based on value for money.
  • Control strict stocktake procedures in all workshops.
  • Conduct workshop meetings to have staff sufficiently informed.
  • Verification of time sheet and leave applications.
  • Do budgeting and keep track of accruing cost to stay within budget.
  • Being actively involved in all company projects.

Staff Management:

  • Ensure training and development as per ISO standards.
  • New employee enrolment in accordance with company standards.
  • Initiating disciplinary enquiries, handling of grievances and the output of all staff. Provides guidance as required.
  • Ensure compliance to company standards and procedures.
  • Interviews staff for appointments.
  • Ensure good human resource practises
  • Communicate performance requirements timeously with staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Grade 12 with Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineer Degree (NQF 7).
  • 10 Years’ relevant experience in a managerial position.
  • Organizational Knowledge is a prerequisite.

OTHER

  • Knowledge/experience in CAD.
  • knowledge/experience in AccPac/Service manager Crystal/SQL.
  • knowledge/experience in PLC/SCADA Systems (Siemens, Allen Bradley, Ignition).
  • Namibian citizen / eligible to become a Namibian citizen.
  • Proficiency in English.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

  • Well disciplined.
  • Hardworking.
  • Cooperativeness.
  • Reliable.

 

How to Apply

Namib Mills (Pty) Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. Previously Disadvantaged Namibians (PDN) and women are encouraged to apply. CV’S WITH FULL DETAILS CAN BE FORWARDED TO: E-mail: hr1@namibmills.com.na (not larger than 2MB) Subject line for applications should be: NMOPSW161023 – TECHNICAL MANAGER WORKSHOP – WINDHOEK) Only applications with this subject line will be considered. IT IS IMPERATIVE TO NOTE THAT ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FOR INTERVIEWS. CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 07th of NOVEMBER 2023.

Job Categories: Management Jobs. Job Types: Full Time.

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