Planner: maintenance at Swakop Uranium

Posted by | June 20, 2023 | Engineering Jobs


Responsible for the long term and short term maintenance planning in terms of planning, resourcing, scheduling and co-ordination of maintenance work for maintaining and enhancing equipment reliability, using the most cost-effective methods to minimize risk and rework in the area of responsibility.


Key Performance Areas:

  • Implement the required changes to work packages or master data.
  • Check for the correct manning requirements on work order operations.
  • Review outstanding work orders in system.
  • Check that the completion of maintenance work is conducted as per the standard for the various planning functions.
  • Co-ordinate the condition monitoring process completion according to the plan.
  • Change the status of the work order to ready for scheduling after consolidation and approvals and assign corresponding revision week.
  • Check compliance to all relevant legislation, agreements, standards, codes of practice, statutory and other specified reporting requirements.
  • Produce clear and accurate maintenance plans and reports.
  • Responsible for data control, including the accurate recording, storage, retrieval and management of a variety of information and records.
  • Establish and maintain a database of all tasks to be used to compile the weekly plan, benchmark current work standards and optimise work performance.
  • Co-ordinate and control spares, critical stock and component control requirements.
  • Ensure technical availability of equipment to achieve optimal efficiencies of equipment and systems.
  • Comply to design specifications and maintain records of all required documentation.

Requirements and experience:

  • Grade 12 with 20 points..
  • Recognized N3 Trade Certificate in relevant field.
  • Minimum 7 years post trade maintenance experience in the mining industry, of which 3 years should be in the maintenance planning environment.
  • Sound knowledge and experience in Standard Work Procedures and technical work instructions.
  • Basic CMMS experience and SAP Maintenance or maintenance related systems.
  • Good understanding of standards and specifications for equipment and spares.
  • Valid Code B/BE Driver’s License.

Closing Date: 30 June 2023

The company ONLY accept application via their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:


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