Plant Maintenance Manager - Michelle Cloete Consulting Pty Ltd, East London

  • East London
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Posted by Michelle Cloete Consulting Pty Ltd on Friday, February 14, 2020
  • Reference: copy-Plant Maintenance Mng
  • Employment Equity Position
  • Apply before Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 58 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Michelle Cloete Consulting Pty Ltd

Chemical Industry requires a person with GCC -Mechanical at least 5 years experience at managerial level within a maintenance role to lead the daily operations in a Petrochemical plant

This person will carry out all duties and responsiblities as derived from legal duty as GMR2 Appointee

SCADA and Lean Manufacturing Production experience - NON NEGOTIABLE


  • Responsible for overall maintenance advisory
  • Management of the maintenance department,  i.e. -  electrical, control, instrumentation and mechanical maintenance works
  • Relevant reporting to Management or Director
  • Organization & control of work of maintenance employees (electrical, instumentation & mechanical)
  • Managing all maintenance activities
  • Creating maintenance plan
  • Identifying and solving production problems as well as to identify the demand for spare parts
  • OHS - of team and contractors
  • Identifying cost savings 
  • Housekeeping
  • Planning preventative activities for machinery and equipment

Required Skills

  • scada : 4 to 5 years
  • mechanical engineer : 4 to 5 years
  • ohsas 18001 : 4 to 5 years
  • lean manufacturing implementation and training : 4 to 5 years
  • project management plan : 4 to 5 years
  • mechanical engineering maintenance : 5 to 6 years

Candidate Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Mechanical Engineer with 5 years post-graduate practical experience in overall mainteance management and operation role
  • GCC - holder of certificate of competency in Mechanical Engineering
  • Previous Project Management experience
  • SCADA and Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Ability to display a high learning curve in a changing environment
  • Possess strong proficency in the English language
This position reports to: Director Apply before Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 58 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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About Michelle Cloete Consulting Pty Ltd

MICHELLE CLOETE CONSULTING (PTY) LTD - based in beautiful Beacon Bay, East London, meets both clients and candidates recruitment requirements.

Having been in recruitment for almost 20 years, Michelle is well known for her ability to look beyond the obvious and come up with a solution that will both suit the client and the candidate.

Using her wealth of recruitment experience of the industry and clients within the: Automotive, Chemical, Accounting, Manufacturing, Retail, FMCG, Property sector, to name a few, Michelle will strive to fulfil your requirements with the most suited candidate.

Her clients are not only locally based, but nationally as well as internationally.

She has built her business knowing that giving back is key to success and lives by the knowledge that you need to treat your candidates as well as you would your clients, as your candidates could well become your clients.

Michelle’s passion for people is evident in her business and the feedback she obtains from both candidate and client.

Below are comments from very happy candidates placed in various roles:

“Hallo Michelle, Please find attached hereto the signed agreement. I want to once again thank you for the part you played in to this entire situation.  You give a new meaning to “going the extra mile”. You went twice around the world.”

“Hi Michelle, no words can describe the joy I feel in my heart.   Thank you, stay blessed”

“Hi Michelle, I trust you are well. Just letting you know that I survived my first day. Everyone has been very friendly and helpful. I am settling in nicely and should start getting some direction tomorrow as to what is expected of me. Thank you so much for all your effort and support in the recruitment process.


Michelle’s Moto is:  “In order to bloom – you must grow” -  Aly Aubrey