Technical Manager at HARTLIEF CONTINENTAL MEAT PRODUCTS

Posted by | February 13, 2023 | Management Jobs

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Manage engineering and maintenance activities including the mechanical and electrical disciplines at Hartlief factory and Shop & Bistro. In addition, manage, drive, and execute technical projects relating to facility expansion/improvement, to identify, manage equipment and operating methods/procedures; to ensure 100% of efficient operations of Hartlief.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Compile maintenance resource budget and submit to Head Operations for approval.
  • Provide proposals to Head: Operations for replacement of equipment and/or upgrades for the annual CAPEX budgets.
  • Provide information to the Head: Operations and Factory Manager for the preparation and implementation of scheduled and shutdown work.
  • Provide report to Head Operations regarding the state of equipment for decision making on equipment replacement.
  • Determine priority of unplanned maintenance tasks based on quality, losses and productivity deviances and reschedule resources if required.
  • Identify tool requirements, inspect, and ensure tools are available and in good condition to perform work efficiently.
  • Establish and adhere to lock-out procedures, and ensure warning signs are in place, where work is commenced.
  • Revise plant and equipment specifications and procedures and find ways to reduce costs (i.e., reduce cycle time, minimize WIP, reduce maintenance costs etc.).
  • Give technical input and support for new packaging development project work including new packages, package improvements, line extensions, and cost savings projects.
  • Initiate equipment/processes audits to identify problem areas and design plan for corrective measures.
  • Lead and coach reporting team’s performance and development.
  • Provide input into training manuals of equipment and processes for Production and Packaging teams.
  • Identify and acquire relevant information on latest installed equipment development from the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) and other independent sources.
  • Diagnose unresolved events leading to ineffective operations and determine the root cause; as well as to carry out new project/equipment installations within expected time frames.
  • Carry out new project/equipment installations within expected time frames when assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCES:

  • 4 Years Technical Engineering Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or a N6/T3/S4 qualification in an Industrial Electronics, Electrical or Mechanical field.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in a manufacturing plant / FMCG production plant with 2 years in a supervision position.
  • Experience in cold chain environment specifically in the meat industry will be an added advantage.

Closing date: February 21, 2023

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