Factory Engineer - Pietermaritzburg, South Africa - Pronel Personnel

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    Full time


    Lead the engineering processes to ensure that the organisation meets their customer needs whilst maintaining safety standards and achieving operational excellence targets. This role is responsible for the following:

    • Repair, maintenance and upkeep of mechanical, electrical, systems, instrumentation, utilities and site facilities
    • General machinery regulations compliance
    • Energy management
    • Site security and cleaning

    Key accountabilities and outputs:

    • Lead the various engineering teams
    • Develop and execute a proactive maintenance and repair program
    • Lead and manage engineering projects
    • Ensure OEM standards are adhered to on all machinery
    • Monitor energy usage
    • Implement programs to continuously reduce energy load and consumption
    • Develop and update quarterly an Engineering Strategy that outlines the key focus areas of the function for the current financial year, and longer term considerations
    • Develop and update the financial budget for the function on an annual and quarterly basis
    • Analyse monthly financial performance


    • System and application knowledge e.g. CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System)
    • Significant technical knowledge and experience (minimum of 8 years) in an engineering management role
    • Previous experience managing a large team across 3 or more departments essential
    • Experience working in a production / manufacturing environment
    • PMB based or prepared to relocate


    • Grade 12 with a pass mark for Mathematics literacy and English
    • Proficient in MS Office applications
    • Valid drivers licence essential
    • Bachelors / Honours Degree with GOVERNMENT CERTIFICATION ticket in MECHANICAL or ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING is essential
    • A minimum of 8 years experience in engineering management

    Suitable applications can be emailed to

    Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted