Maintenance Vacancy - Apply here

a leading Chemical Manufacturing company based in Durban, is looking to fill the position of Maintenance Manager. 

Key Responsibilities:

Maximise efficiency of maintenance operations:

  • Plan, develop and implement systems/strategy for maintenance management and development so as to meet agreed organisational performance plans within agreed budgets and timescales.
  • Ensure that the maintenance team is resourced to achieve organisational goals.
  • Implement maintenance systems and strategy to ensure that these resources keep up to world class norms.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate systems for measuring necessary aspects of maintenance management and development.
  • Monitor, measure and report on maintenance issues, opportunities, and development plans.
  • Manage and develop direct reporting staff.
  • Ensure training needs are addressed.
  • Provide leadership, mentorship, and motivational support to teams.
  • Set, manage, and control departmental budgets within agreed parameters.
  • Liaise with other managers so as to understand all necessary aspects and needs of maintenance development, and to ensure they are fully informed of maintenance objectives, purposes, and achievements.
  • Ensure activities meet with and integrate all organisational requirements for quality management, health and safety, legal stipulations, environmental policies, and general duty of care.
  • Compile, implement and manage a project plan for the annual plant maintenance shut and plant improvement Capex and projects.

Environmental Health and Safety:

  • Ensure compliance to ISO 9001, ISO14001 and company safety standards.
  • Appointed as a GMR 2 for the site.
  • Implement and maintain LSS, PSM Policy and the 5’s principles.
  • Required to work standby and act as a Fire Marshall.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12 Senior Certificate
  • Degree/ Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current)
  • GCC (Preferable)
  • Advanced Computer Literacy – MS Office, ERP (Sage) System
  • 5 years’ experience in a chemical manufacturing plant in a similar role.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a detailed copy of your CV to

If you have not been contacted within two (2) weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.