Saturday , September 23 2023

Sappi Saiccor Umkomaas Vacancies – Area Engineer : Mechanical

Website Sappi

Job Description:

Sappi Saiccor Mill requires an Area Engineer to provide competent and cost-effective mechanical maintenance and engineering support, service, advice, solutions and techniques to maximise plant production, in a safe and legally compliant manner.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Actively drive the use of plant reliability monitoring techniques to ensure proactive maintenance and reduce unplanned downtime
  • Continuously improve machine maintenance through the implementation of predictive and preventative maintenance.
  • Plan maintenance schedules including team schedules, parts and consumables needed
  • Monitor maintenance works in progress on a daily basis and take corrective action for any deviations from the schedules.
  • Participate in the planning for planned small and overall maintenance shutdowns.
  • Own the execution of the shut plan for the section.
  • Manage equipment uptime through fast response and repairs of plant breakdowns.
  • Monitor frequency and modes of equipment failures, breakdowns, accidents and overtime and drive root cause analysis.
  • Manage projects for equipment renewals and capital projects on time and within budget.
  • Participate in daily production multi-disciplinary team (MDT) meetings to agree on work focus areas and to resolve plant problems as part of the team.
  • Conduct studies on new equipment, perform equipment inspections at vendor sites and interact with other industry players to determine whether the equipment would be suited for use in Sappi.
  • Log all activities using the SAP system and use system reports for upwards reporting and monitoring.
  • Ensure plant compliance with legal and regulatory requirements by informing teams of the requirements and conducting regular reviews.
  • Participate in the maintenance budgeting process on an annual basis and monitor and control the costs thereof

Job Requirements:

  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering while a BTech/BEng will be considered advantageous
  • Government Certificate of Competency (Factories) would be an advantage
  • 7 years of maintenance experience within a heavy industry environment
  • Proven people management experience will be considered advantageous

Job Details:

Company: Sappi

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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