Group Leader Machine Maintenance - Makhawini Recruitment, Durban North Coast

  • Durban North Coast
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by Makhawini Recruitment on Monday, November 11, 2019
  • Reference: 1626532
  • Apply before Friday, January 10, 2020 - 34 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Makhawini Recruitment

Our client in the Automotive industry based in Stanger has a vacancy for a Group Leader Machine Maintenance. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintenance and repair of all plant machinery and equipment
  • Ensure preventive maintenance is carried out as per schedule
  • Ensure subordinates adhere to procedures
  • Minimise production downtime
  • Monitor and control wear part usage and orders
  • Performance management of team members
  • Maintain discipline and apply disciplinary actions in line with company policy
  • Monitor and control overtime and absenteeism
  • Supervision of team members – allocation of team members daily tasks, responsibilities and targets
  • Daily reporting (Activities, Absenteeism, Breakdowns, Performance etc.)
  • Root cause analysis and corrective action
  • Ensure a safe work place and 5S is maintained at all times

Candidate Requirements

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Matric/Grade 12
  • Qualified Mechatronics Technician
  • PC Knowledge (MS Office)
  • CMMS
  • Minimum 3 years’ supervisory experience in a machine maintenance department (Essential)
  • Background in electrical, electronics, mechanical, pneumatics, hydraulics, AC drives and PLC’s
  • Previous automotive wiring harness / wire processing experience advantageous


  • Self-motivated
  • Conflict management
  • Above average communication skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Coping with pressure and setbacks
  • Must have above average problem assessment and analysing skills
  • Planning and organising
  • Attention to detail                                                                         
Must be prepared to work shifts, overtime, public holidays and weekends when necessary.

Package & Remuneration

Market related

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