Plant Engineer

Engineering and Manufacturing

Job Location

Durban North

Job Type

Full Time


Advanced Degree

Total Positions


BEE Position


Job Description

Our client is seeking a dynamic individual with strong leadership skills and a sound heavy industry engineering background. This person must be energetic, with a passion for continuous improvement, quality workmanship and safety. 

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the successful applicant will be required to meeting the following minimum requirements:
• National Diploma / Mechanical /Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
• Government Certificate of Competency (GCC Factories).
• Minimum 10 years in a heavy engineering environment.
• Proven ability to effectively manage capital projects and plant modifications.
• Asset management and condition-based monitoring experience.
• Good understanding of milling and diffuser operations and maintenance.
• Knowledge and experience on food safety standards (ISO 22000) will be an added advantage
• Knowledge and experience in planned maintenance systems.
• Good technical fault-finding / problem-solving skills.
• Ability to lead and motivate the Maintenance and operations teams.
• Knowledge and extensive experience Microsoft Office
• Excellent people management /leadership skills and communication skills.

Job Duties

Key Result Areas:
• Operation and maintenance of Agri product Preparation, Extraction and De-watering Mill plants.
• Implementation of planned maintenance and routine maintenance strategies to improve plant availability.
• Controlling of maintenance and operating budgets for both season and off-crop.
• Maintaining a safe working environment and implementing effective safety procedures.
• Investigating problems and propose competent technical solutions.

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