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    Mechanical Supervisor-3-5 yrs exp Richardsbay - Richards Bay, South Africa - iSanqa

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    Mechanical Supervisor-3-5 yrs exp (Contract) Richardsbay, KZN

    POSITION: Fixed Term Contract for 6-12 months (estimated) (option to extend).

    COMMENCEMENT: As soon as possible.



    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
    • Proven experience in a supervisory role within a projects environment.


    • 3 to 5 years of experience as Mechanical Supervisor with projects environment
    • Strong knowledge of mechanical systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, and industrial machinery.
    • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to troubleshoot complex mechanical issues and implement effective solutions.
    • Familiarity with preventive maintenance software and practices.
    • Knowledge of safety regulations and commitment to a safe work environment


    • Lead, motivate, and supervise a team of mechanical technicians and mechanics.
    • Provide guidance, support, and training to ensure a high level of technical expertise within the team.
    • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment.
    • Develop and implement preventive maintenance programs for all mechanical equipment.
    • Coordinate and schedule maintenance activities to minimize production downtime.
    • Oversee the troubleshooting and repair of mechanical breakdowns promptly.
    • Conduct regular inspections of machinery and equipment to identify potential issues.
    • Collaborate with the maintenance team to perform testing and diagnostic procedures.
    • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
    • Maintain accurate records of equipment maintenance, repairs, and inspections.
    • Generate reports on equipment performance, downtime, and maintenance activities.
    • Provide regular updates to management on the status of mechanical operations.
    • Assist in the development and management of the mechanical department budget.
    • Optimize resource utilization and control costs related to maintenance and repairs.
    • Enforce and promote a culture of safety within the mechanical department.
    • Ensure compliance with occupational health and safety regulations.
    • Implement and monitor safety protocols during maintenance activities.
    • Collaborate with other departments, such as production, engineering, and quality assurance, to optimize overall manufacturing processes.
    • Participate in cross-functional teams for continuous improvement initiatives.

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