Permanent Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Other, South Africa

Persona Staff Recruitment

Our client based in the Northern Suburbs is seeking to appoint a Maintenance Engineer with applicable experience in the manufacturing industry.
Minimum Requirements:

Grade 12 / Matric

Completed Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a reputable University

Minimum of 3 – 5 years similar practical experience in a plant or manufacturing environment

Proactive and methodical with a hands-on and technical approach

Excellent communication skills with the ability to perform under pressure

Valid driver’s license with own transport

Knowledge Required:

Strong understanding of mechanical engineering practices.

Ability to interpret and understand technical designs, drawings and materials.

Understanding of a manufacturing or plant working environment.

Electrical knowledge (PLC units, drives and wiring) will be advantageous.

Key Performance Areas:

Preventative Maintenance,

Re-active Maintenance,

Breakdowns, and Repairs:

Responsible and respond to all breakdowns and services on various machinery and equiment.

Management of the configuration on all machine software.

Monitor all stock and non / stock items in the stores for maintenance department, including consumables, materials and parts required.

Liaise with contractors with relation to machine stoppages and all parts and materials.

Responsible for machine standardization and utilization and improvements.

Remaining within budget with maintenance costs and expenses.

Staff Management:

Coordinate and execute responsiblities of artisans within each area of the plant.

Monitor artisan productivity and quality of work by ensuring accurate diagnosis and correct method of repairs are carried out on all machines.

Plan, delegate and coordinate repairs and services of machines.

Ensure that all machines are available for production following reasonable time after breakdown maintenance.

Conduct quaterly performance reviews with artisans.

Approve leave, call outs and standby of electrical maintenance staff.


Standby as per standby roster will apply.

Respond to any relevant task given by Management.

Please forward your CV to [email protected]

Please indicate what your salary expectations are?

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.