Technical Manager – Queenstown

Western Cape, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

Job description
Key Performance Areas:

ISO45001 implementation and compliance.
FSSC22000 accreditation and compliance.
Cost management (Control maintenance and CAPEX budgets).
Staff supervision and training.
Machine efficiencies, plant utilization.
Preventative, scheduled maintenance planning and execution.
Total asset care which includes facility maintenance.

Manufacturing Performance:

Plan upgrades and new production lines
Maximise machine efficiencies and plant utilisation
Daily walk through
Number of call outs

Maintenance Budget planning, costing and implementation:

Planning, costing and implementation
Control maintenance and CAPEX budgets
Monitoring for adherence to plan
Start up times met

Staff Supervision and training:

Training and Development
Performance monitoring

Maintenance Planning:

Comprehensive Maintenance Plan per machine
Preventative, scheduled maintenance planning and execution
Cost per maintenance day

Total asset care, including that of all facilities:

Planning, costing and implementation
R’M budget vs Actual

Health, Safety, Quality and Environment:

Adhere to company policies and procedures
ISO45001 Implementation and compliance
FSSC22000 accreditation and compliance

Minimum requirements

B-Eng, BSc Electrical/Mechanical Degree
Government Certificate of Competence -GCC (Preferably Factories Engineering)


Minimum 5 years’ experience in FMCG and/or High speed packaging as the Technical Lead
Minimum 5 years’ experience in FMCG and/or High speed packaging as the Technical Lead
Minimum 5 years’ experience in Maintenance Planning, Control and Execution
2 Years Supervisory Experience
Experience in Automation, e.g. PLC’s
Experience in instrumentation

Core /Technical Business Knowledge

Planning and teamwork
Negotiation and communication skills
Business acumen and ability to work under pressure
Decision making and ability to meet deadlines
Leadership and managerial skills
Relationships with stakeholders in the machine supply chain
Fault-finding and Diagnostic Skills
Legal and mandatory requirements specific to machines and environment
Proficient in computer applications (Krones SitePilot)