Maintenance Supervisor

Maintenance Supervisor

Position Details

Position Title: Maintenance Supervisor/Foreman
Location: Roodeplaat
Classification: Permanent
Employment Equity: Preference will be given to EE applicants

Closing Date: 11 August 2020

Please take note:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deltamune may expire jobs at their own discretion.

Deltamune (Pty) Limited, an independent centre of excellence, is a South African-based biotechnology company. Our focus is on veterinary health offering vaccines on a commercial scale. Deltamune’s veterinary vaccine range includes registered and autogenous vaccines for poultry, ruminants and other species. Deltamune invites all suitably qualified and experienced candidates to apply for the following vacancy:

Position Purpose

This position is open to individuals that understand engineering concepts and have experience and/or knowledge of a manufacturing environment, preferably biopharmaceuticals. It requires escalating levels of experience in project engineering, equipment commissioning and qualification, and equipment maintenance activities. Candidate should have experience working within a recognized Quality System (such as ISO 9001/GMP) using Quality Assurance approved SOPs, protocols and/or the like.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Manage a small team of 3 technicians, including performing KPI’s and compiling a skills development plan for team.
  • Implement and maintain a Planned Preventative Maintenance System for a small manufacturing facility.
  • Mechanical & Electrical breakdowns.
  • Inspection and repair on machinery and equipment.
  • Maintain the consumable and critical spare parts store and inventory.
  • Consumables and expenditure tracking and reporting.
  • Assist the production manager to create and manage maintenance budgets for the site.
  • Negotiate with service providers and contractors to always ensure best price and quality of service.
  • Advise management on equipment purchases and improvements.
  • Contribute to the planning, design, construction and commissioning of some new equipment.
  • Maintain database of suitable contractors and service providers.
  • Maintain facility alarm systems and critical equipment notification systems.
  • Maintain and monitor critical equipment such as water purification systems, HVAC, Compressed Air and Boilers.
  • Ensure that all maintenance requests logged are dealt with within the required time.
  • General maintenance of building and premises and communication with the landlord regarding.
  • Reduce waste and suggest the use of more environmentally friendly substances and practices.
  • Write, review and update SOP’s for department and give training to staff.
  • Apply OHASA in department.
  • Assist with interchangeable duties.

Deltamune (Pty) Limited, an independent centre of excellence, is a South African-based biotechnology company. Our focus is on veterinary health offering vaccines on a commercial scale. Deltamune’s veterinary vaccine range includes registered and autogenous vaccines for poultry, ruminants and other species. Deltamune invites all suitably qualified and experienced candidates to apply for the following vacancy:

Position Purpose

This position is open to individuals that understand engineering concepts and have experience and/or knowledge of a manufacturing environment, preferably biopharmaceuticals. It requires escalating levels of experience in project engineering, equipment commissioning and qualification, and equipment maintenance activities. Candidate should have experience working within a recognized Quality System (such as ISO 9001/GMP) using Quality Assurance approved SOPs, protocols and/or the like.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Manage a small team of 3 technicians, including performing KPI’s and compiling a skills development plan for team.
  • Implement and maintain a Planned Preventative Maintenance System for a small manufacturing facility.
  • Mechanical & Electrical breakdowns.
  • Inspection and repair on machinery and equipment.
  • Maintain the consumable and critical spare parts store and inventory.
  • Consumables and expenditure tracking and reporting.
  • Assist the production manager to create and manage maintenance budgets for the site.
  • Negotiate with service providers and contractors to always ensure best price and quality of service.
  • Advise management on equipment purchases and improvements.
  • Contribute to the planning, design, construction and commissioning of some new equipment.
  • Maintain database of suitable contractors and service providers.
  • Maintain facility alarm systems and critical equipment notification systems.
  • Maintain and monitor critical equipment such as water purification systems, HVAC, Compressed Air and Boilers.
  • Ensure that all maintenance requests logged are dealt with within the required time.
  • General maintenance of building and premises and communication with the landlord regarding.
  • Reduce waste and suggest the use of more environmentally friendly substances and practices.
  • Write, review and update SOP’s for department and give training to staff.
  • Apply OHASA in department.
  • Assist with interchangeable duties.

Position Details

Position Title: Maintenance Supervisor/Foreman
Location: Roodeplaat
Classification: Permanent
Employment Equity: Preference will be given to EE applicants

Closing Date: 11 August 2020

Please take note:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deltamune may expire jobs at their own discretion.

Specifications

Qualifications:
  • Minimum N4 Trade Tested or higher – Millwright/Electrical preferably in a FCMG environment.
  • A minimum of 5 years hands on experience.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence.
  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience as head of a maintenance department.
  • Previous hands-on experience with preventative plant maintenance.
Knowledge / Experience:
  • Must be experienced welder.
  • Sound electrical and plumbing experience and knowledge.
  • Training in GMP/GLP and/or Quality Assurance/Management Systems is highly suggested.
Physical requirements:
  • In excellent health and fit.
Skills / Attributes / Competencies:
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including flexibility and the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Must be hands-on; very good knowledge of manufacturing equipment (pumps; valves; boilers; HVAC; etc) and able to lead technical assistants.
  • Excellent computer skills; Intermediate MS Excel and Word competency.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to schedule work according to priorities.
  • Positive and professional.
Special working conditions:
  • Candidates must be able to periodically work in rooms that require specialize manufacturing and biocontainment protective gowning and equipment.  Biosafety level 3 experience is a plus.
Additional Requirements:
  • Candidate must be willing to work after hours on short notice when required.
  • Will have to be willing to undergo a medical examination for biosafety level 3 clearance.
Qualifications:
  • Minimum N4 Trade Tested or higher – Millwright/Electrical preferably in a FCMG environment.
  • A minimum of 5 years hands on experience.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence.
  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience as head of a maintenance department.
  • Previous hands-on experience with preventative plant maintenance.
Knowledge / Experience:
  • Must be experienced welder.
  • Sound electrical and plumbing experience and knowledge.
  • Training in GMP/GLP and/or Quality Assurance/Management Systems is highly suggested.
Skills / Attributes / Competencies:
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including flexibility and the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Must be hands-on; very good knowledge of manufacturing equipment (pumps; valves; boilers; HVAC; etc) and able to lead technical assistants.
  • Excellent computer skills; Intermediate MS Excel and Word competency.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to schedule work according to priorities.
  • Positive and professional.
Special working conditions:
  • Candidates must be able to periodically work in rooms that require specialize manufacturing and biocontainment protective gowning and equipment.  Biosafety level 3 experience is a plus.
Physical requirements:
  • In excellent health and fit.
Additional Requirements:
  • Candidate must be willing to work after hours on short notice when required.
  • Will have to be willing to undergo a medical examination for biosafety level 3 clearance.
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