Utilities and Facilities Manager


Afrizan Personnel


11 May 2018

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A leading FMCG group is seeking a Facilities and Utilities Manager with a minimum of 5 years in a FMCG operational or engineering role and has the ability to interpret and explain municipality by-laws, policies and procedures and can demonstrate tact and diplomacy with stakeholders.

  • Effectively manage the operation and maintenance of Utilities (i.e. HVAC -  heating and cooling, electricity, water, compressed air, natural gas, steam generation)
  • Support the site’s OEE targets by the provision of 100% site services and utility availability
  • Develop KPIs which demonstrate the correlation between Facilities provision and Utilities effectiveness to Production line performance
  • Coordinate and supervise facilities and utilities performance and maintenance
  • Plan, prioritize, assign, manage and review the work of subordinates / contractors responsible for facility and utilities maintenance
  • Participate in the development of goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures making recommendations for improvements
  • Monitor and drive work activities ensuring compliance with established policies and procedures
  • Manage SLAs of outsourced services (starch / effluent plant operation, garden services, security services, office cleaning, etc.)
  • Lead the site utilities sustainability agenda through the established Green teams to drive continuous improvement on utilities usages and performance across the site
  • Ensure that all buildings are safe for the occupants and fulfils the needs of functions being carried out in that building (Ergonomics and services)
  • Develop and organize preventative maintenance and safety inspection programs for all facilities and utilities equipment
  • Manage construction projects, facilities upgrade and other special projects as well as assist in the preparation of various contracts, requests for proposals and reports
  • Support Plant Engineer in developing and monitoring the facility and utilities budge

Contract Type:

Permanent, Permanent/Contract


JHB North
South Africa