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Employment Opportunity : Maintenance Manager – Weatherboard KZN

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 Maintenance Manager – Weatherboard KZN

CHEP is a global provider of supply chain solutions serving the consumer goods, fresh food, beverage, manufacturing and retail sectors in more than 60 countries. We offer a wide range of logistics and operational platforms and support services that are designed to increase performance and lower risk, while protecting the environment.

          Position Purpose

  • Responsible for maintaining Zero harm principles, while providing product and service that meets or exceeds the internal and external customers' expectations using the most cost effective methods available.

    Responsibilities include:
  • Direct manpower, materials & work activity to achieve plant output to planned levels
  • Manage performance on productivity, quality and safety.
  • Direct, coach, train and develop team members to meet corporate strategic goals and safety initiatives.
  • Conduct employment interviews and ensure compliance with new hire practices.
  • Manage shift payroll and submission.
  • Direct plant operations within CHEP SHE/Weatherboard safety guidelines for all internal, external customers and contractors.
  • Provide leadership for continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Manage all Claims and payments for department
  • Improve and maintain a mechanical preventive and predictive maintenance program through system and equipment inspections to maximize their reliability.
  • Work with all supervisors to ensure maximum performance and efficiency.
  • Perform all administrative duties (reports: maintenance, timesheets, accidents, performance, training, employee turnover, environment, etc.).
  • Review production, quality control, maintenance; downtime and statistical reports and work orders to optimally plan own activities.
  • Supervise infrastructure maintenance
  • Identify, recommend and/or implement changes designed to improve production procedures, equipment performance, working conditions and product quality to maximize the section's efficiency.

  • Education: College diploma in Technical field or the equivalent.
  • Education: University in engineer or sciences is an asset
  • Experience: 3 years in maintenance

  • 5 years of front line supervisory experience in production, manufacturing, logistics or customer service.
  • CHEP experience an asset.
  • Experience with formal safety programs, maintenance programs and knowledge of regulatory environment an asset
  • Experience in Sawmill environment will be an advantage

    Skills and Knowledge
  • Working knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing or other continuous improvement programs are assets.
  • Production planning experience, relationship building, analytical problems solving skills, strong ability to multi-task and work within a team environment.
  • Experience with recruitment, hiring, discipline and termination processes

Contact Information

If you are interested in applying for the above role, please send your updated cv in word format to Rhoda.murugan@chep.com

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