A national, leading automotive manufacturer, supplying local and selected African and European markets is looking for a qulaified and experienced individual to join their maintenance team in the PE factory. Requirements:

  • Matric
  • Certificate in Technical discipline or Maintenance related fields (NQF 5)
  • Diploma in Technical discipline or Maintenance related fields (NQF 6)
  • Trade Test is essential (NQF 5)
  • Certificate in First Line Management (FLMP) (NQF 5)
  • 5yrs experience in Maintenance Operations in a manufacturing environment
  • 1-2yrs supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 3yrs experience working shifts – Advantageous


  • Maintenance operations and control
  • Ensure effective reactive, predictive and preventative maintenance is performed on all plant infrastructure / equipment as required
  • Co-ordinate first line maintenance to restrict or prevent plant / equipment downtime
  • Raise job cards for all maintenance work required, ensure work permits are included
  • Drives and participates in all fault analysis on equipment failure i.e. root cause analysis – 5 WHY, 8 D etc.
  • Approves all job cards after maintenance work is completed successfully
  • Identifies and reports risks or areas of concern to management within own department and area of responsibility
  • Represents the company in stakeholder meetings
  • Ensures ongoing training and development of employees
  • Contributes to the budget preparation process
  • Monitors and controls expenditure against budget and ensures spending occurs within budgetary limits

Ability to cope under pressureGood communication skillsSound understanding of compliance with applicable legislation, safety and other related manufacturing regulations

About The Employer:

Drake International

Employer & Job Benefits:

  • Medical Aid
  • Provident Fund

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