RCL Foods Plant Engineer - Rustenburg Jobs in South Africa

RCL Foods Plant Engineer - Rustenburg Jobs in South Africa

Job Description

  • Our Talent Team are currently looking for a dynamic Plant Engineer to join our Chicken Business. The role will be based in Rustenburg and report into the Engineering Manager.

  • RCL FOODS entrusts the Plant Engineer to constantly seek ways to improve plant efficiency and effectiveness, conduct regular reviews and monitor progress, and act.

    Minimum Requirements

  • A Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.

  • 5 years of trade experience

  • Refrigeration Experience

  • At least 3 years in a supervisory category.

  • Thorough understanding of the Labour Relations Act.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Operational Engineering Management:

  • Drive the daily / weekly maintenance planning process for the plant – prioritising, scheduling and allocation of tasks to different discipline of the engineering department, with the assistance of the planner.

  • Responsible for health and safety with regards to all equipment and plant to ensure a safe environment to operate and work on for all staff.

  • Ensure that the required focus is given to all audit requirements and findings.

  • Management of the day to day activities and out puts of each discipline of the engineering department. Drive sustainable maintenance practices throughout the plant.

  • Manage maintenance team and ensure that planned maintenance programmes are implemented to enable optimal asset utilisation.

  • Ensure that maintenance practices and procurement processes are aligned to business standards.

  • Management of all planned maintenance, preventative schedules, work requests and break downs, with support from Maintenance Planner.

  • Ensure that all are working according to safety regulations and ensure the enforcement of food safety requirements.

  • Be available on call out and work on weekends or when necessary to ensure
    optimal performance of team and effective maintenance of equipment.

  • Plan and manage weekend maintenance tasks and projects against budget.

    Repairs and Renovations:

  • Coordinates renovations of existing facilities and the construction of new facilities.

  • Coordinates and inspects major contract work on the mechanical and plumbing, and other related systems.

  • Leads a team of artisans towards meeting the plant engineering strategy and targets – through regular communication and utilisation of a full organizational talent management toolset.

    Management of Safety Health Environment and Quality (SHEQ):

  • Guides the engineering team to ensure that all legislative standards are achieved and timeous action is taken where required to ensure that there are no areas of noncompliance.

    Financial Management:

  • Manage costs to ensure lowest cost production and the optimal utilization of assets.

  • Authorizes plant engineering expenses within level of authority and monitor spending activity within teams to ensure compliance to financial and ethical standards.

  • Team Coordination: Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management in terms of planning, prioritising and self-development.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; RCL Foods Plant Engineer - Rustenburg Jobs in South Africa

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