VKB Group Maintenance Planner - Grain Field Chickens Abattoir , Reitz - Jobs in South Africa

VKB Group Maintenance Planner - Grain Field Chickens Abattoir , Reitz - Jobs in South Africa

Introduction Grain Field Chickens, a subsidiary of VKB Agriculture (PTY)Ltd, is a dynamic role player in the integrated broiler industry with an abattoir in Reitz in the North Eastern Free State. We offer you the opportunity to establish yourself within a professional, corporate environment in the countryside.

Job Description
Responsible for developing, planning and executing maintenance and preventative maintenance schedules for the Abattoir.

  • Grade 12 / NQF 4 Equivalent.
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience with On Key 5.
  • Qualified Artisan.
  • N4–N6 certificate in Engineering.
  • At least 3 years’ relevant experience in a production plant.
  • Advanced knowledge of production machinery, processes and standards.
  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement/ 20 Keys.
  • Must be computer literate with excel on advanced level.
  • Will be required to work overtime where necessary, including on weekends.

    Duties and Responsibilities
  • Daily checking to ensure that all engineering downtime reported on production sheets are fully captured on the CMMS.
  • Review the planning department’s weekly performance as required.
  • Ensure daily compliance to work planning and control procedure.
  • Assist in planning and administration of statutory inspections.
  • Provide On-Key (CMMS) support to users.
  • Participating in relevant daily production/engineering review meetings and following up on any requests raised in the meetings.
  • Keeping a filing system in place for easy access to any information needed by management or auditors.
  • Keeping attendance records.
  • Periodic review of preventive maintenance schedules and keeping a record thereof.
  • Ensure maintenance personnel understand required job card detail and importance of information.
  • Ensure all relevant performance measurement data/graphs by means of daily, weekly and monthly reports.
  • Ensure correct capturing procedures are being followed on On-Key.
  • Ensure all data is entered systematically, accurately and verified regularly.
  • Returned work orders are verified for correctness and completeness.
  • Incomplete work orders are effectively dealt with.
  • Weekly KPI analysis and interpretation and report generation for review.
  • Compile monthly asset management report.
  • Attend weekly planning meetings review performance graphs.
  • Compiling and optimising
    preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Assist the maintenance manager with the administrative process and the work planning and control of legal compliance activities.
  • Compiling budgets for the machine maintenance.
  • Ordering spares for the services.
  • Liaising with external service providers on machine recurring issues.
  • Conducting Root Cause analysis and action finding as preventative maintenance.
  • Support to the CMMS and the Financial system to obtain cost per asset.
  • Initiating cost saving per assets.
  • Any other duties as may be required by management.

    Skills Required
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation abilities.
  • Troubleshooting expertise and attention to detail.
  • Analytical thinking and decision-making abilities.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good reporting skills.
  • Good planning and organising skills.
  • Ability to maintain long-term relationships.
  • Team player.
  • Be self-motivated, enthusiastic, and trustworthy.

    How to apply
    Things to take note of when applying through our Career Portal.
  • Use Google Chrome when accessing the portal
  • Clear copy of your CV in either PDF or Word
  • The CV should not have handwriting on the document

    NB! Only Submit your CV on the Upload CV section of the application form and not a PDF that includes other documents such as ID, Driver’s License and other documents. The application form will make provision for the candidate to upload supporting documents.

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