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BEE Position:
Durban, South Africa, Africa
Job type:
Full time

Head of Maintenance – GCC Factories

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About this job

Our client is seeking a Head of Maintenance with a BSC or BTech Mechanical Engineer who has completed their Government Certificate of Competence with a minimum 3 years’ experience as GMR2.1 appointee. 8-10 years’ experience in Management capacity in heavy industrial machinery is essential to be shortlisted for an interview       

Key Result Areas

  • Planning and implementation of plant maintenance & maintenance systems
  • Preparing and implementation of plant shut downs for structured maintenance
  • Oversee both Mechanical and Electrical Workshops and ensure compliance to statutory laws
  • Management the expenditure of the Engineering departments
  • Analyse operational requirements and propose alternative concepts and designs to ensure optimal plat performance
  • Head engineering projects for all plant modifications and new installations
  • Liaise with both external and internal stakeholders


Skills Required


  • B Engineering degree/BTech (Mechanical)
  • Government Certificate of Competence

 Essential Experience and Skills

  • 8-10 years’ experience in Management capacity in heavy industrial machinery
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as GMR2.1 appointee
  • Experience in Project Management
  • In depth knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety
  • Knowledge of labour legislation
  • Computer Skills (Microsoft Office applications)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and own transport
  • Ability to work in a team and motivate a team

Due to a very high number of applications we are unable to respond to every candidate with feedback. If you do not hear from us within 7 days, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please keep checking our website as new roles will be updated regularly. Pollock & Associates wishes you all the best in your search for a new career opportunity.


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