Manager: Utilities and Processing at Namibia Dairies (Pty) Ltd

Posted by | July 31, 2023 | Management Jobs


Responsible for the maintenance, repair, and compliance of all boilers, water treatment, and compressor (cooling and air) and the process of mixing, CIP, milk, UHT, Juices, cultures, and cream to facilitate the smooth operation of the department. Responsible for the development and maintenance of the automation sections of the factory including the PLC’s. Responsible in terms of compliance of equipment such as HFO, Boilers, Water reclamation, Ammoniac, refrigeration systems.



  • B.Com degree in engineering (Mechanical/Electrical/Industrial) or 5-8 years experience.


Preferred Advantageous:

  • Experience in maintaining & operating Tetrapack machinery.



  • Develop and execute preventive maintenance schedules and procedures to proactively identify and address potential issues before they become major problems.
  • Diagnose equipment malfunctions, identify root causes, and implement appropriate solutions or repairs.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, including repair history, maintenance logs, and equipment performance data.
  • Analyse reports on maintenance activities and provide recommendations for improvements.
  • Respond to urgent maintenance requests and breakdowns, prioritize tasks, and minimize disruptions.
  • Implement and monitor plant maintenance schedules to ensure optimal performance.
  • Ensure compliance with legislation requirements and maintain equipment within safety standards.
  • Support the development of new products by collaborating with various departments.
  • Manage contractors and supplier relations to ensure specifications and customer needs are met.
  • Maintain inventory of spare parts, tools, and supplies necessary for maintenance activities.



Verbal Communication Skills

Reporting Skills

Written Skills

Telephone skills

Supervisory Skills


Closing date:  01 August 2023

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