Maintenance Foreman

A leading chemical manufacturing company situated in KwaZulu-Natal is urgently seeking the expertise of an experienced Maintenance Foreman to join their team.

The successful incumbent for this position will be responsible for:

  • Plan and fulfill maintenance resource and budget requirements.
  • Maintain costs within budget and minimize downtime.
  • Actively seek to improve maintenance methods, whilst striving towards a planned maintenance system.
  • Ensure that all staff are adequately trained and motivated to achieve optimal performance in their areas of responsibility.
  • To be able to promote within technical skills and cross training must be continually upgraded.
  • Ensure that the OHS Act, NOSA, ISO 9000, Hazchem and Permit standards are maintained and that all staff are fully trained in this regard.
  • Ensure that all legal compliance requirements are met.
  • Promote teamwork and co-operation, both within the department and with internal customers.
  • Stand in for any subordinate when required.
  • To ensure that housekeeping standards are always maintained, actively working at reducing waste generation and seeking ways to recycle material.
  • Identify all critical equipment and keep an updated register with all calibration certificates.
  • Ensure that all maintenance needs are met on site by processing job cards, work permits etc. as per procedures.
  • All procedures related to plant modifications, however small, are followed and fully documented.

Key requirements:

  • Qualified Millwright (Trade Tested)
  • A minimum of 5 years’ supervisory experience with strong leadership skills and good work ethic, must be willing to work overtime and standby.
  • Must have chemical and manufacturing experience.
  • Planning of maintenance tasks and breakdowns.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Computer literacy.
  • A knowledge of Sage will be advantageous.

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your CV to manufacturing@hireresolve.za.com

Alternatively, you are also welcome to contact Rebecca at 021 180 0856 or Nehelene at 021 180 0869 or connect with them on LinkedIn.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days

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