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Operations Manager: Centralized Maintenance

Job Information
LocationEngineering Recruitment in SA, Mpumalanga
SalaryR 650K - R 450K
Job TypePermanent
Education B. Eng / B. Sc. / B.Tech Mechanical
Experience10-15 years of plant operation experience

Job Description

Our client is in urgent need of an Operations Manager to provide strategic leadership and direction to multi-functional teams to ensure safe, efficient and reliable operations. Centralized Maintenance consists of the following departments: Maintenance Planning, Shutdown Co-ordination, Welding & Rotating Equipment.

Location: Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Job Type: Permanent

Job Level: 03

Level op Experience: 10-15 years of plant operation experience

Qualifications and expertise required:

- B. Eng / B. Sc. / B.Tech Mechanical (Must)

- Relevant plant and operations experience (Must)

- Government Certificate of Competency (GCC) (Wish)

- Relevant business management qualification (Wish)

Specific experience required:

- Plant and Operations experience within a Petro-Chemical Industry: 10-15 years

- Management experience: 10 years

- Specific experience required on Rotating Equipment Maintenance: 5 years


- Machines, equipment, materials and operating practices for a plant operations environment

- Principles, methods, procedures, tools and equipment used in the installation, maintenance and repair of operations

mechanical systems

-Occupational hazards connected with plant operations and necessary safety precautions


- Act as a HUB for Rotating Equipment and the management of all welding activities in the factory

- Provision of effective maintenance, and shutdown planning management system, and service for the Secunda site

- Act as Management Representative responsible for the effective utilization of site services

- Developing and implementing safe work procedures & operating instructions

- Effective risks assessments & adequate risk mitigation plans in place

- Enables statutory compliance & governance

- Prepare and control annual maintenance capital and operating budgets

- Execution of projects within budget & schedule

- Operations excellence sponsor

- Manage interfaces with the rest of the plant operation value chain and functional fraternity

- Contractor Management

- Lead & manage multi-functional teams

- People Management, including the development & coaching of team members

- Manage environmental footprint

- Customer service orientation

Candidates must be a citizen of South Africa.

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to energy.jobs@hireresolve.com. You can also contact Meghan or Esté on (+27) 021 551 8638.

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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