Maintenance Manager: Dissolving Pulp and Woodyard

Mpumalanga, Full Time

We are hiring! 
At Sappi, we are a leading global provider with a reputation for delivering high-quality sustainable Woodfibre products and solutions for the global markets. We lead through our values centered around safety, integrity, courage, and making smart decisions which we execute with speed. We are seeking unique people who believe in fostering a diverse and inclusive and safe environment.  
We’re on the lookout for an experienced Maintenance Manager: Dissolving Pulp and Woodyard to be Accountable for the safe performance of cost-effective maintenance through strategy development and compliance to ensure long term plant availability and reliability, thereby contributing to the overall equipment effectiveness.
As a Maintenance Manager: Dissolving Pulp and Woodyard, you will be responsible for:

Participate in developing and executing the mill’s Maintenance Strategy and Improvement Strategy to ensure equipment availability, reliability and efficiency, as well as continuous improvement.
Accountable for effective shut planning and execution.
Manage and maintain all engineering installations in the areas of responsibility.
Accountable for the development and maintenance of the relevant Mill documents and standards.
Accountable for resolution of reliability risks, improvement programs and implementation for the areas of responsibility.
Accountable to identify, motivate and justify capital expenditure projects for new plant or machinery or upgrades of existing ones. Oversee the development of equipment and process specifications. Approve changes in the design of the plant.
Accountable for the commissioning of new and decommissioning of old equipment.
Accountable and responsible for long term service Contract Management
Accountable for contract negotiations for major engineering contracts. Determine when engineering services should be done internally and when it should be outsourced.
Accountable for a safe and healthy work environment through compliance to legal regulations and Mill Procedures (e.g. OHS Act, ISO systems) in the area of responsibility.
Ensure that the relevant sections and contractors comply in all respects with the relevant regulations by implementing the necessary control measures and rectifying inadequacies and non-conformances.
Accountable for the identification and initiation of continuous improvement interventions.
Responsible to ensure a high level of good housekeeping in the section at all times in line with 5S Standards.
Accountable to ensure BBS observations are conducted according to mill objectives.
Accountable for the identification, communication, and mitigation of risks
Manage overall resource utilisation in the area of responsibility.
Responsible for growing the young talent pipeline for future requirements through mentoring and coaching.
Maintain effective industrial relations and practices.
Accountable for overall effective cost management for the relevant area of responsibility.
Accountable for selected Capex cost control and effectiveness (as per Capex application).

What are we looking for? 

4 Year B degree in Engineering, National Higher Diploma in Engineering or equivalent with Recognition of Previous Learning or experience
Government Certificate of Competency (Factories)
Relevant management qualification
Registration as a professional engineer would be advantageous
Relevant experience 8-10 years
Pulp and Paper Industry experience advantageous

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