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Job Number: MB11012019

Mechanical Foreman Kliprivier


Date posted: 11 Jan 2019

Preferred start date: 01 Feb 2019

Application closing date: 22 Jan 2019

Employment type: Full-time

Location: Klipriver

Shift: Non-shift

Travel: occasionally


  • Attend Daily Operations Meetings and together with production personnel ensure that the 24 hour operating window is secured by addressing priority equipment repairs.
  • Plan and execute all breakdown repairs without delay.
  • Support, impart knowledge, assign work and direct the maintenance artisans in executing planned and unplanned work.
  • Partake in on site Safety Program and conduct regular safety talks, tool box inspection and ensure lifting equipment is inspected regularly.
  • Ensure that all maintenance work is executed in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ensure all maintenance activities are performed to set quality standards without rework or abnormal downtime.
  • Execute all scheduled corrective, preventive and predictive maintenance activities & ensure that the backlog target is met ( < 4 week)
  • Develop Work Instructions for routine maintenance work. Train & audit artisans in this regard.
  • Identify causes of equipment failures and repetitive repairs and agree corrective action with the plant engineer.
  • Play an active role in processes aimed at maximizing equipment reliability & reducing the cost of maintenance.
  • Ensure that work performed by external service providers are executed to the agreed standard.
  • Ensure that safety risks are identified and agreed corrective measures implemented.
  • Ensure direct reports and contractors work safely at all times and are compliant with Twinsaver safety requirements.
  • Continuously coach, develop and performance manage all artisans.
  • Actively drive and support all Twinsaver strategic programs e.g. Safety, Health and Risk, Asset Management, Vision and Values, ISO 9001 & 14001 programs.
  • Direct the mechanical maintenance work force and provides on-site expertise
  • Carries out standby duties as per standby procedures.
  • Participate in maintenance shutdowns and Health & safety program.


  • Trade Test (N6 minimum) in mechanical engineering
  • 5 years or above solid heavy engineering plant maintenance experience, preferably in a continuous manufacturing process environment
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of tissue mills/pulp and paper plant operations will be an advantage