Engineering Manager Job at O’Brien Recruitment – in Gansbaai, Western Cape

Job Description

15th September 2021

Gansbaai, South Africa

5 to 8 years


Full Time



GCC – Government Certificate of Competency (Mechan




Job Description

Key Performance Areas:
Safety, Health & Environmental:
GMR 2.1 Site Appointment as per OHS act 1993Support the Risk Manager with risk audits, site security, ISO 45000 accreditation, MHI certification and fire system compliance with ASIB regulations

Municipal and legal site compliance

Ensure that Risk, Health and Safety standards are met as per the OHS act and company policies Management of Technical and Preventative Maintenance:

Compile annual maintenance budget; including the 3 year strategic budget and utility upgrades related to CAPEX

Keep track of monthly maintenance spend and reducing cost initiatives

Tracking of KPI’s and reporting thereof

Provide recommendations on technical improvements to the production department and draft project designs, plans and cost

Performance tracking of key equipment and data analysis

Utilities Management:
Management of the water and energy reporting and sustainability improvement.

Maintenance relating to compressed air, LPG, steam, water, effluent, electricity, generators and infrastructure

Managing the maintenance of all onsite buildings and facilities Maintenance systems improvement and strategy:

Monitor, review and improve existing maintenance practices on site to enable continuous improvement, focused on preventative maintenance practices and reducing down time

Ensuring that the team is aligned to the strategy and KPI’s are understood

Minimum Requirements:
Minimum 5 years’ experience as an Engineering Superintendent or similar function

National Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering will be advantageous

High voltage electricity certification (>3 KVA)

Additional Requirements:
Understanding food safety requirements (HACCP)

Occupational Health & Safety Knowledge (OHSA)

Project Management

MS Office Proficiency (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Minimising Risk

Continuously Improving

Meeting Deadlines

Planning and Organising

Making Decisions

Attention to Detail

Keeping Commitments

Thinking Analytically

Company Description

We are currently recruiting for an Engineering Manager for a company based in the Gansbaai area. The ideal candidate must have a High Voltage Certificate, Mechanical Engineering and Water Reticulation experience. The ideal candidate must be able to function in a GMR 2.1 role (GCC Factories or GCC Mines and Works is acceptable).


About Company

Company: O’Brien Recruitment –

Company Location:  Gansbaai, Western Cape

About O'Brien Recruitment -