CA Global Recruitment Service Centre Manager - Engineering / Maintenance / Production / Mineral Processing / Mining – Jobs in Gauteng, South Africa

CA Global Recruitment Service Centre Manager - Engineering / Maintenance / Production / Mineral Processing / Mining – Jobs in Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description:

  • Our client is a leading multinational engineering company whom require a Service Centre Manager. The Service Centre Manager is responsible for the day-to-day production. Supervises, motivates and supports the staff daily, applying a team approach and maintaining open communication. The Service Centre Manager plans, schedules, strategizes, and oversees all production activities while maintaining profitability.

  • The Service Centre Manager is responsible for the effective and efficient planning and scheduling of personnel and equipment. Reliability and maintenance of the Service Centre equipment is also part of the critical functions. This reports directly into the Head of Service Operations.


  • Carries the 16.2 appointment for the Service Centre w/shop operations

  • Responsible for the overall safe operations of the service centre

  • Responsible for the environmental practices applied at the service centre

  • Responsible for the health of employees, visitors and contractors performing any work within the confines of the service centre

  • Lead the safety committee (Service) and other required functions to ensure a continuous and compliant safety management effort is achieved with the support of the leadership team and the HSE Manager

  • Management of maintenance cost related to all equipment

  • Effective maintenance practices are applied to ensure uptime and reliability of machines are maintained

  • Consult equipment manufacturers to ensure risk are mitigated and necessary major interventions are budgeted, planned and scheduled.

  • Ensure critical parts are kept to prevent unnecessary delays during critical production times.

  • Ensure equipment remains in a competitive state within modern manufacturing trends with regards to cost / hour, accuracy, capability, consumable consumption, set up time, HSE, etc.

  • Management of cost related to contracts to enable target margins and efficiency throughout the manufacturing / refurbishment life cycle of a part or assembly

  • Establish baseline costing for repetitive work and document all activities in the SC for costing, future continuous improvement and quality control purposes.

  • Manage resources effectively to enable budgeted utilization hours are achieved.

  • Ensure jobs are completed within planned timeframes and cost.

  • Plan capacity and machine schedules in advance and maintain a rolling forward looking schedule based on priority and sales targets.

  • Implement learnings from previous delivered contracts to enable continuous improvement.

  • Plan and implement effective quality control measures to
    prevent rework, warranty return and wastage.

  • Accountable for developing and implement safe standard operating procedures for production operations.

  • Set up baseline budgets annually and review cost centres on a monthly basis.

  • Implement cost control measures to manage expenditure and prevent over expenditure

  • Provide input into CAPEX requirements in support of short and long-term business strategy.
    Supplier Management.

  • Implementation of strategic initiatives.

  • Reporting as determined from time to time to ensure effective business analysis and sound decisions can be made.

  • Active performance management and development of staff.

  • Ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant departments.

  • Responsible for the engineering resources allocated within the service centre department.

  • Liaison with Site Solutions / Engineering Managers to ensure standards and practices are aligned and implemented.

  • Management and control of all quality related practices within the Mining organization.

  • Implementation and maintenance of an effective tracking, reporting and inspection regime.

    Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Relevant National Higher Diploma in Engineering or Degree in Engineering.

  • Certificate in Production is advantageous.

  • Direct manufacturing knowledge and experience is critical and compulsory.

  • 10 years’ work experience in heavy engineering.

  • >5 years Management and Supervisory experience including project management.

  • >5 years’ work experience in CNC programming, heavy machining and fabrication.

  • SAIW or similar qualification would be advantageous.

  • Programming knowledge of various CNC machine controls including Siemens, or similar type software would be advantageous.

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in production and manufacturing processes and techniques.

  • Knowledge of raw materials and heat treatment practices.

  • Knowledge of quality systems and standards.

  • Knowledge of process improvement techniques (six sigma, lean, etc.)

  • Knowledge of machining techniques and processes/equipment.

  • Mining and Service product knowledge.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; CA Global Recruitment Service Centre Manager - Engineering / Maintenance / Production / Mineral Processing / Mining – Jobs in Gauteng, South Africa

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