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Maintenance Foreman

Position           : Maintenance Foreman

Reports to       : Operations manager

Type                : Fulltime/Permanent

Company Overview: Join a forward-thinking organization committed to implementing healthy and modern business practices. Our corporate, professional environment is designed to nurture your skills and knowledge, propelling your career forward in a competitive industry.

Position Summary:


As a Maintenance Foreman at MBSA, you will oversee the daily operations of our internal maintenance department. Your leadership will ensure all maintenance activities are executed in compliance with industry standards and company procedures, maintaining our commitment to safety, environment, quality, and efficiency.

Applicant requirements:

  • Millwright or Electrician with a valid Trade Certificate.

  • 10-15 years of experience in a maintenance role, preferably in a manufacturing environment.

  • Additional certifications such as ECA or a wireman’s license are preferable.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

Desired skills:

  • Strong safety orientation and knowledge of regulatory compliance.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • High attention to detail with a commitment to accuracy.

  • Effective team player with robust project management capabilities.

  • Proficient problem solver, able to address issues swiftly under pressure.


Responsibilities and Key competency required


  • Operational Leadership: Direct and supervise daily maintenance activities to ensure they are completed on time and to standard.

  • Compliance and Standards: Enforce strict adherence to all statutory regulations and safety standards, including updates to the OHS Act compliance within departmental workshops.

  • Scheduling and Planning: Develop and implement comprehensive work schedules for maintenance staff to maximize productivity.

  • Budget and Cost Management: Control expenses related to maintenance operations, including procurement and supplier evaluation.

  • Maintenance Protocols: Coordinate and maintain the planned and preventative maintenance schedules.

  • Technical and Project Oversight: Provide technical guidance on capital projects and oversee troubleshooting and resolution of mechanical and electrical issues.

  • Innovation and Technology: Keep updated with the latest electrical technologies and innovations for enhanced operational efficiency and safety.


NB: Applications must be sent to or submitted directly to the HR Office. Applications close on 24-04-2024.

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