Operations and Maintenance Manager


Executive Choice


14 Jun 2019

Reference Number



R1,800,000 - R2,000,000 pa cost to company


An exciting opportunity exists for a GCC qualified Operations and Maintenance Manager with experience in a heavy industry or factory environment.


- Management of team (including artisans and technical staff, the machine shop and forklift shop)
- Management of engineering plant
- Ultimately responsible for all breakdowns and maintenance
- Will be required to setup a full preventative maintenance plan for all machines in the plant
- Get to the root cause of problems, solve these problems and not just deal with breakdowns. Things need to run smoothly with minimal interruptions
- Big focus on quality
- Be hands-on (on the shop floor, work with the artisans and work with the machines)
- Strong focus on Production
- Drive recruitment (artisans and technical staff)


- Must come from a Heavy Industry/Factory environment
- Must have operations experience
- BEng or Btech Eng in Mechanical (must be very strong on the Mechanical side)
- MUST have GCC Factories (Government Certificate of Competency)
- Working experience with boilers, gas furnaces, compressors, switch houses, breakers, gearboxes, overhead cranes, PLC and AC & DC drivers
- Be prepared to work in a Shift environment, 24/7 Operation for 5 - 6 days per week and some Sundays, if required

Should you not have been contacted within two weeks, consider your application unsuccessful.

Contract Type:

Permanent, Permanent/Contract


South Africa