Maintenance Engineer

Manufacturing company urgently seeking an individual with a in Mechanical Engineering. Solid experience in paper machine maintenance. Experience within a Heavy Engineering environment essential. This position will be responsible for all planned and unplanned mechanical maintenance. Strong leadership skills required yet willing to be hands on when needed.

Minimum requirements

  • BSc/BTech/N.Dip. Mechanical Engineering.
  • 5 years post qualification experience in heavy engineering environment.
  • 2 years spent on paper machine maintenance.
  • Knowledge of OHS Act.
  • Shut planning and capex planning.
  • Management and control of department budget.


  • Mechanical maintenance activities (planned and unplanned maintenance) are conducted to ensure the availability of the paper machine.
  • Asset management principles such as ‘Root cause analysis to reduce repeat failures.
  • Statutory mechanical work is conducted in accordance with required legislation such as the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Leadership and assistance of the machine mechanical team.

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