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The role will take responsibilities for all water systems and piping around the farm and ensure that water is flowing, and will also look at new designs and repair and maintenance of current equipment.
Duties to include:
General maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment
Lead and manage a team of artisans
Confer with engineers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information
Maintenance & Project Management
Attention to detail
The role will oversee all aspects of the Workshop from staff management to planned maintenance, repairs and ensuring that all equipment is running and down for the least period of time. It will also cover budgeting, and liasing with the procurement and stock teams to ensure that all required parts are ordered or in stock.
Departmental Leadership: Lead the training and development of the Maintenance department, currently comprised of approximately 20 staff
Structure department, including teams & sub-divisions, as appropriate.
Initiate, agree and review training, development, and succession plans to ensure an appropriate balance of internal and external skills to deliver maintenance team performance at optimum cost.
Set standards, initiate and review procedures and measure performance to ensure continuous improvement.
Establish KPIs per team, monitor and hold accountable
Preventive Maintenance: Implement a computerized preventive maintenance system and strategy across all of comapnies maintainable assets to minimize unplanned downtime. Assets include vehicles, boats, electrical motors, compressors, water pumps, heavy equipment and HV electrical system.
Reactive Maintenance: In the event of equipment failure, ensure repairs take place in a timely and cost effective manner. Identify local service providers and determine which maintenance activities to undertake in-house and which to outsource.
Spares Supply: Identify key spares and minimum stocking levels across company asset base.
Analysis: Analyze unplanned downtime and equipment failure information, particularly in how they relate to firm-wide operational and financial goals. Create maintenance-based strategies to meet firm-wide goals.
• Project Management: Ensure capital projects are properly planned, resourced, procured, managed and implemented to successfully deliver projects up to USD 3.0m. Use industry-standard processes such as timelines, resource planning, BOM and BOQs.
Organization & Project Management: Highly organized and capable of overseeing multiple projects in parallel. Able to effectively develop schedules, work on timelines, and inform senior management.
Communication: Strong communicator both internally and externally (service providers, suppliers, regulators). Must also be able to effectively support senior management in making commercial decisions relating to key physical assets
Continuous Improvement: Experience in implementing ISO 9001, lean operations or six sigma is preferable
• Computer literate: The candidate must be comfortable in the regular use of spreadsheets and project management software. • Financial: Candidate must be able to work within the context of financial accountability, establishing the business case for the maintenance budget
Responsibilities and Duties Include but are not subject to:
Managing workshop activity
Liaising with other port workers
Servicing and maintenance of Equipment
The Lathe Operator is responsible for the day to day handling of monitoring and operating the lathe machine to cut metal and plastic parts and test operation to ensure parts are made to specification
Reports directly to the Workshop Foreman
Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manual, specifications or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations and set up requirements
Measures, marks and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining as necessary
Aligns and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and material on machines
Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunction or out of tolerance machining and adjust machine control media as required
Verifies conformance of finished work-piece to specifications using measuring and inspection tools as necessary
Confers with others to resolve machining or assembly problems
Set up and operates machine on trial to verify accuracy of machine settings
Performs routine maintenance tasks on machines as required
Responsible for maintaining a well organized area in compliance with all company polices and guidelines
Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work area
Perform other tasks as may be required by the Workshop Foreman and Workshop Manager
Willingness to work nights and weekends as per workload
Good inter-personal skills and ability to work in a team
Display high levels of responsibility and accountability
Hard worker, with high levels of energy and self-motivation
Planning and Organization Skills
Decision making skills
Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates
Ensuring compliance with the Health, Safety, Environmental & Security and Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption policies for yourself and any of your direct reports
Available to pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role
Handle creation of job duties and delegate tasks to workers
Create and monitor schedules for each worker and ensure that he has the physical and mental ability to cope
Ensure accuracy of work orders prior to handing them out and ensure that time efficiency is taken into account
Ensure that all machinery and tools are available to the crew and everything is in proper order and state of maintenance
Perform inspections to ensure that the crews performance is up to the set standards
Ensure that all materials, supplies, tools and equipment are procured in a time efficient manner
Create progress reports on a daily basis and ensure that any significant info is communicated to the manager
Ensure periodic maintenance and proper storage of equipment and tools
5 - 10 years experience
Responsible for managing the production, factories & staff.
Manage all aspects of Engineering & Fabrication.
Good knowledge & experience of pumps/motors/electrical/irrigation.
The role will work with the Workshop Manager and repair and maintain all auto-electrics on large and heavy machinery.
Responsibilities will include:
Establishing, implementing and monitoring an effective preventive maintenance program.
Work planning to ensure effective and efficient use of department resources
Ensure utilization of an approved maintenance management system to track costs and failure rates.
Strive to achieve best-of-class operating performance from all machines, generators and vehicles. <b> Utilizes systems to analyse and evaluate the performance of all assets and assist in repair vs replace decisions
Effectively manage maintenance team and ensure availability of maintenance support to production on a 24 hour, 7 days per week basis.
Manage capital development projects as may be required, including construction, factory refurbishments, machine replacements or complete factory installation
Manage all asset maintenance, including lands, roads, office and domestic buildings and building equipment, electrics, vehicles, tractors, generators, factories, boilers etc.
Fabrication projects which would include designing and constructing machines or equipment as may be required.
Further develop the maintenance department to incorporate turning, milling, rolling etc
Implement training programs for employee development and ensuring back-up of key personnel positions
Provides performance data to management and focuses on continuous improvement.
Management of all stocks and stores of assets, spare parts and maintenance consumables, ensuring cataloging of assets and ensuring adequate levels of spares and consumables.
Departmental budget development and management for maintenance and capital development projects.
Ability to prioritise
Responsibilities will include:
Checks and ensures that all refrigeration equipment and machinery is kept in good running order at all times
Mandatory hourly checks and records findings on log sheets provided.
Maintains and fills in the refrigeration log book daily.
Report any faults on the Refrigeration equipment
Carries out maintenance and repair works on the refrigeration
Monitors the utilization of available resources to improve efficiency and cost effectiveness
Provides regular update on works in progress.
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