Boilershop Workshop Manager - Epping, South Africa - SA Metal Group (Pty) Ltd

Thabo Mthembu

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The Boilershop department currently has a vacancy for a detail orientated, process-driven, organized individual to join their team. This position requires someone who is able to work in a fast paced, demanding and pressurized environment.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring compliance of timekeeping, productive output, discipline and work programs within the Boilershop department
  • Identifying areas of improvement and implementing strategic changes to enhance productivity
  • Generating work orders as needed and managing the distribution thereof to the various teams
  • Driving CWorks maintenance system and ensuring workshops utilization targets are met consistently
  • Ensure that a high quality of work and safety standards are maintained
  • Track and manage the manpower utilization and performance
  • Monitor quality, accuracy and efficiency of teams work in terms of repairs and fabrications
  • Formulating standard operating procedures for jobs
  • Manage daytoday activities, projects and the flow of tasks and responsibilities
  • Liaise with key internal staff members in order to ensure their satisfaction on quality and progress of jobs
  • Planning of department needs as well as the effective execution of the said planning
  • Abide by and ensure compliance to the regulations as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Any other tasks including administrative functions such as completing timesheets and reports suited to this level of responsibility

Qualifying Criteria

  • Minimum Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Qualified Boilermaker/Welding Red Seal Trade Test certificate an advantage
  • Valid driver's license
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant working experience in a Management or similar role
  • Minimum of 8 years' experience as a Qualified Boilermaker/Welder
  • Must be fully Computer literate (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
  • Must have Strong proven administrative skills
  • Experience working with an Electronic Maintenance system
  • Knowledgeable on the Occupational Health & Safety Act
  • Sound communication skills (understand, read and write English)
  • Must be prepared to work overtime when required

Qualifying Attributes:

Attention to detail and an analytical approach to troubleshooting

Ability to prioritize workload and perform effectively in a pressurized environment

Excellent team player - able to balance team and individual responsibilities

Ability to maintain professional working relations with diverse personalities

Hard-working and self-motivated

Time and priority management

Excellent communication skills on all levels

Logical and detail orientated

Excellent standards of execution

Clear leadership ability

Critical thinking and conflict resolution potential

Commitment to a strong business ethic and integrity

Excellent planning, organizational, and decision-making skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills on all levels

Type :

Reporting to:
Engineering Manager /Engineering Director

Benefits include

  • Provident fund
  • Life cover
  • Funeral cover
  • Medical aid hospital plan
  • 15 x paid leave days per annum
  • Long service leave after five years of employment

Standard hours
07:30 - 17:00 Monday - Thursday

07:30 - 16:00 Fridays

May be required to work overtime as per operational requirements

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