Maintenance Technical Foreman - Ref: MTF1005

Tuesday, 14 May, 2019


Plan, coordinate and conduct maintenance and modification of all assets, machinery, buildings and grounds including the necessary administration and personnel management to achieve the desired targets in Worcester and Upington plants. Maintenance activities will include distillation and steam generating equipment.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Have a technical qualification i.e. electrician, millwright
  • Code B License
  • Grade 12 school certificate
  • 5 Years’ experience in maintenance environment
  • Previously worked in similar environment and should have supervisory experience
  • Experience in the maintenance and operation of coal fired boilers


Skills Required:

  • Good judgement and problem solving skills
  • Boiler operating and maintenance skills
  • Project management skills
  • Practical aptitude and management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer skills( previous exposure to SAP would be advantageous)
  • Basic administration functions
  • Good mechanical and Electrical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure


Job Summary:

  • General and preventative maintenance and ensure job cards are completed
  • Liaise with production staff on problems which arise and needs problem solving
  • Reduce process problems by innovative technical solutions
  • Maintain all equipment, machinery and assets
  • Perform standby duty in the distillation season
  • Built effective relations with clients and suppliers
  • Assist with and manage all maintenance related issues, electrical, mechanical
  • Control all contractors on site in accordance to KWV Policies
  • Assists with monthly OHS ACT admin tasks and inspections
  • MDWT Performance management