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Job title: Maintenance Manager -plastic industry
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 3 to 10 years
Salary: R450000 to R540000
Job published: 25 January 2021
Job reference no: 1734792161

Job Description

Our client, a well established company manufacturing masterbatch colorants and additives is looking for a MAINTENANCE MANAGER responsible for mechanical and electrical maintenance in a plastics extrusion plant. Reporting to the Production Manager you will supervise the maintenance assistant and work as a team with the machine operators to trouble shoot and quickly resolve breakdowns. You will maintain a scheduled maintenance system in line with ISO 9000, ensure a neat and tidy workshop, keeping spares lists, minimum spares levels and manage inventory management. Quality and superior customer service is very important for the company.

Knowledge of machinery including high speed mixers, extruders, pelletizers, vibrating sieves, blenders, driers, triple roll mills, injection molders etc is essential.

Qualification required is a Red-Seal electrician with extensive fitter experience or a Red Seal millwright with at least 5 years millwright experience.

You should have excellent people-skills, communicate well with a people at different levels of seniority and a positive, outgoing personality and carry out tasks neatly and with attention.

Note, this is a hands-on job and most of your time will be in the factory and on the tools.