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Maintenance Managers - Zambia

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #17567
Job Location Zambia
Company Type Agriculture
Job Role Maintenance Managers
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Neg

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zambian resident or expat
Degree Degree

Job Description

  • Job Status: Open

Our client is looking to fill the position of Maintenance Manager in Lusaka and Chingola

Communicates directly with General Manager to ensure effective participation by the maintenance technicians in the implementation of autonomous maintenance and preventive maintenance schedules.
Assists with planning and implementing plant improvements and expansions in conjunction with the General manager.
Maintains and updates operating and training manuals for the maintenance department.
Updates General manager of all maintenance work and projects going on the farm with the use of the maintenance schedule and a projects schedule.
Reviews the operation of plant equipment and systems constantly, to minimize unplanned downtime, anticipate solve problems in a timely manner, and to identify opportunities for improvement.
Identify machines which are obsolete and would prove costly to maintain or repair, for disposal.
Ensures that maintenance technicians are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated so that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.
Monitors the use and inventories and makes reports of spare parts, maintenance supplies, and equipment and initiates reordering when necessary.
Directs, maintains, and enforces the safety program for the maintenance department; reviews safety records to uphold standards of maximum safety for all maintenance technicians.
implement cost effective, time-based projects with World Class Engineering/parts and ensure all projects meet their deadlines and are within their budgets
Ensure zero accidents.
Act on reported accidents or incidents immediately they happen.
Active participation and ensuring compliance of activities.
Ensure progressive Training in the department
Continuous Improvement skills
Weekly update/ follow up meeting with General manager and maintenance team. Completes the labor budget.
Oversees the Preventive Maintenance Program.
Oversees maintenance work orders.
Oversees the facility and the equipment inside and outside.
Oversees contractors.
Oversees production downtime.
Oversees the pre-op lockout and tagout program.
Makes sure that facility drawings are updated.
Looks for improvements to be made in plant utilities.
Oversees safety programs.
Performs and oversees training programs.
Works with and assists in monitoring the purchase of parts and equipment to maintain the facility.

Key Skills
Exceptional Communication both written and spoken
Project management
Content development
Creative approach to work
Strong Attention to Detail
Ability to Work Without Supervision
Excellent Time Management Skills

  • Job Role: Maintenance Managers
  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Neg

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Degree or Diploma in Electrical, Mechanical Engineering.
Workforce management and planning skills.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Pro – active, disciplined, cooperative and good training and coaching skills.
Decisive and consistent

Additional Requirements


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