Available Positions | Twinsaver Group

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Job Number: PTA011

Factory Engineer


Date posted: 20 Mar 2019

Preferred start date: 02 May 2019

Application closing date: 31 Mar 2019

Employment type: Full-time

Location: Pretoria

Shift: Non-shift

Travel: occasionally


  • Ensure all plant equipment is operating effectively and efficiently through the implementation and use of agreed Asset Maintenance strategies, systems, procedures and best practices
  • Ensure the maintenance initiation, planning, scheduling and execution workflows (The Twinsaver Way) are adhered to at all times
  • Ensure the Maintenance KPI Dashboard is updated daily, is correct and accurate.
  • Ensure the Root Cause Failure Analysis process is followed and the tools are used effectively.
  • Develop, implement and monitor planned (time-based) and predictive maintenance programmers.
  • Prepare detail specifications for repairs to equipment and where equipment needs to be replaced. This information will be used for procuring services or equipment.
  • Ensure the effective planning and execution of maintenance shut downs
  • Ensure optimal mechanical and electrical support to production to minimize waste and equipment lifecycle costs.
  • Ensure that the correct type & amount of spares are kept in stock to improve Plant availability whilst reducing Working Capital. Review stock (spares) items once per year to identify redundant items.
  • Ensure that all redundant spares items are scrapped without delay.
  • Ensure employee development and performance gaps are identified, discussed and corrected to improve overall maintenance staff capability
  • Manage and Forecast maintenance expenditure relative to budget
  • Continuously coach, develop and performance manage engineering, maintenance and engineering stores staff.
  • Ensure equipment and processes are compliant with the OHSAct.
  • Actively drive and support the Twinsaver Way and all other strategic programs e.g. Safety, Health and Risk, ISO 9001 & 14001 programs.



  • Bsc / Btech in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized university.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in maintenance and projects in a FMCG manufacturing plant environment
  • Training and practical experience in the principles of planned and predictive maintenance and at least three years management experience.


  • Knowledge and understanding of engineering fundamentals of both the mechanical and electrical disciplines.
  • A very broad based and sound mechanical engineering background is essential
  • Experience with heavy and light, high and low speed, rotating and stationary equipment, auxiliary and associated equipment
  • PLC and Automation Systems programming
  • Ability to read and develop mechanical, electrical and PID drawings
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, such as Excel, Word, Projects, Visio, including Autocad required
  • Knowledge of all the legal requirements of the OHS Act and BCEA and other legal requirements
  • A highly computer literate person (ERP/MRO/CMMS/MS Office) with excellent communication skills and leadership qualities
  • A person with high integrity and able to make decisions under pressure