Plant Maintenance Supervisor Job (Manufacturing) Ital Global

Apply by May 15
Apply by May 15

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About the Client:

Our client is a leading innovative construction solutions provider in East Africa who has a proven track record of performance driven by solid knowledge and experience in the construction industry and is seeking to recruit Plant Maintenance Supervisor responsible for the maintenance functions.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establishes schedules and methods for a variety of maintenance activities and implements policies and procedures related to the maintenance operations of the organization.
  • Supervises and performs the work necessary to oversee the maintenance activities for all equipment and related facilities.
  • Supervises, evaluates and assigns the work of staff responsible for the maintenance.
  • Assists with departmental budget estimates and costs of specific repair projects.
  • Providing support to the team members by providing on the job training.
  • Perform schedule planned preventive maintenance to minimize unplanned downtime of equipment.
  • Coordinates with other section supervisors to identify problems and minimize operational conflicts.
  • Inspect sites regularly to identify problems and necessary maintenance.
  • Responsible for ordering spare parts for machine and tools.
  • Report any equipment malfunctions or breakdowns promptly.
  • Drawing up documentation of performance and repairs.
  • Maintains spare parts, inventories and maintenance files; ensures that mission critical parts, equipment and tools are always in supply and in a state of readiness.
  • Ensure all tasks are completed within the agreed timescales, managing the workload accordingly.
  • Prepares special reports on maintenance needs, equipment problems and supervises projects through to completion.
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations and practices on site.
  • Conducts and documents safety meetings and ensures that safety equipment is maintained in good working order.
  • Participates in the selection of staff; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies.
  • Building and maintaining positive working relationships, both internally and externally.
  • Overall, to undertake all reasonable requests in line with this role and the wider business requirements.
  • Coordinates the work of contractors performing work on maintenance projects.
  • Motivates employees to perform to the best of their abilities; evaluates employee job performance and initiates recognition and disciplinary procedures where appropriate.
  • Conduct safety inspections as scheduled.
  • Ensure all paperwork is up to date and ready for audits.
  • Performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as apparent or as delegated.

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field
  • 3-4 years’ experience as Maintenance Supervisor or similar role, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong technical knowledge of mechanical systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, and electrical systems.
  • Proven records of managing conflicting priorities and prioritize business needs
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety practices and regulations
  • Proficiency in maintenance management software and computer-aided design (CAD) tools
  • Knowledge of safety regulations, environmental standards, and best practices in maintenance operations

Competencies and Skills:

  • Knowledge of Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the operation, construction, maintenance and repair.
  • High level of critical thinking and Ability to think strategically while managing the details
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent Reporting and presentation skills
  • Should be highly motivated with a Positive attitude
  • Confident and capable of operating at all levels
  • Great at Multitasking and Decision Making Skills

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How To Apply

Interested applicants should send their detailed CVs and cover letters quoting the job title (PLANT MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR – MANUFACTURING) as subject to reach us not later than 15th May 2024 to Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.