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Plant Engineer

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in KwaZulu-Natal
SalaryMarket Related
Job TypePermanent
EducationBsc Mechanica/ Electrical Engineering GCC
Experience5-10 years

Job Description

A food manufacturing company in Durban is looking to recruit a Plant Engineer. The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

Minimum Requirements:

• A minimum of 5 years maintenance management experience in FMCG

• Degree, BSc B-Tech Electrical/Mechanical Engineering

• Government Certificate of Competency a MUST

Job Description:

• Budget control of engineering, by-products and plant maintenance budgets

• Minimize plant downtime through effective maintenance planning

• Implementation of capital and major maintenance projects

• Effectively manage team & people with high level of discipline

• Manage day to day engineering related issues

• Environmental management through control on effluent discharges, odours and waste

• Ensure use of planning system, do preventative maintenance & improve plant availability.

• Ensure compliance of all legal and applicable ISO requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Ability to co-ordinate a range of maintenance functions in a multi-disciplined maintenance environment, with a hands-on approach

• Persuasive communication and negotiating skills

• Ability to build effective relationships at all levels

• Must be experienced in budget management

• Must be computer literate (including AutoCAD & MS Project)

• Must have inspirational leadership skills

• Must be well versed in preventative maintenance

• Will be responsible for ensuring compliance with Health & Safety Legislation

• Knowledge of ISO 22000,ISO14000,OSHAS18000

• Processing plant as client

• Able to influence others in achieving long term priorities

• Manage & control all Engineering activities under incumbents’ control

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 718 2245. You can also contact Chanel/Hector on 011 234 6868/9.

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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