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Area Leader

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Secunda
Salary$ - $
Job TypePermanent
EducationBachelor of Engineering, GCC - Factories and an MBA or Bachelor of Commerce
ExperienceMechanical maintenance in petro-chemical industry (5 years) and managerial and leadership experience (5 years)

Job Description

A leading international Petrochemical company is looking for an Area Leader to add value to the organisation’s operations by safely and cost effectively leading the Mechanical Phenosolvan & CTF area in TPS.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

• B. Eng. (Mechanical) or equivalent

• Government Certificate of Competence - FACTORIES (GCC)

• MBA/MBL or B.Com (Wish)

• Mechanical maintenance in petro-chemical industry (5 years)

• Managerial and leadership experience (5 years)


• Positive attitude

• Team Player

• Mechanical Technical knowledge

• Asset Management knowledge and capability to implement this knowledge

• Leadership abilities

• Visionary thinker/innovator

• Business acumen

• Good Communication skills

• Internal and external networking skills

• Computer Literacy

• Negotiating skills

• Self-starter

• Project Management Knowledge

• Problem solving skills

• Decision making skills

• Facilitation Skills


• Create and Manage a safe and healthy environment

• Talent and diversity management of team members

• Function in a Hub & spoke organization with regard to Asset management and engineering

• Effective utilization of all resources

• Liaise with Sastech and alliance partners

• Co-ordination of team activities

• Perform senior standby duties

• Liaise with production and support services

• Enhance continuous improvement and growth

• Creation of a motivational work environment

• Develop and maintain a mechanical maintenance strategy based on Asset Management principles

• Implementation of Synfuels work procedures and initiatives as applicable

• Ensure plant Integrity, stability and safety on short, medium and long term

• Ensure short and long term plant availability to produce required quantities

• Sound mechanical engineering and maintenance application in petro chemical plant

• Technical and business evaluation of maintenance opportunities

• Manage the planning, governance and execution of shutdowns

• Create a culture that will enable world class performance through continuous growth and improvement

• Effective budget and cost control.

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 605 3312. You can also contact Lindy on 021 555 0432.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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