Maintenance Planning & Asset Reliability Expert

Last Updated: 26th June 2019 (over 3 years ago)

South Africa


Phone Number


Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
Trade Qualification

Afrikaan, English


Maintenance Planning & Scheduling expert. Enforce the Work Management Process approach to ensure continuous progress towards complete asset management maturity. Implementation of systems to ensure information are analysed for the identification of problematic equipment and process areas. Continuously drive the improvement of maintenance strategies, cost control, safety awareness and overall teamwork. Coaching and transferring knowledge to the younger generation of planners and schedulers in various African countries for over 10 years. Promote proactive maintenance approach amongst engineering staff and fellow planners. Improve turn-around maintenance events from identification - scoping - planning - scheduling - execution monitoring - feedback - closure and analysis.


Engineering Institute of Zambia
EIZ Professional Membership

   May 2016
— Jun 2019

Belong to the EIZ Institute of Zambia

SA College
PMP Certification

   Jan 2014
— Current

Completed basic PMP Certification. Advance Certification and examination to be completed

Technical Colleges
N2 - N4 Mechanical Studies

   Jan 1998
— Nov 2002

Completed N2 - N4 Mechanical Studies

Institute of Vocational Studies
Maintenance Management Diploma

   Jan 1992
— Dec 1993

Completed my Maintenance Management Diploma

Technical Colleges
N4 - N6 Supervisory Management

   Jun 1989
— Nov 2004

Completed N4 - N6 Supervisory Management Certification

Iscor Vanderbijlpark
Apprentice Fitter & Turner

   May 1980
— May 1984

Trained as Fitter & Turner.

Studied towards N4 Mechanical theoretical qualifications


Expatriate in various African Countries
Expatriate - Senior Maintenance Planner

   Jun 2009
— Current

Started my expatriate profession in 2009 and was employed with various mining companies throughout Africa as Senior Maintenance Planner

Mauritania - First Quantum Minerals
Zambia - African Barrick Gold
Tanzania - African Barrick Gold
Eritrea - Bisha Mining
Botswana - De Beers Debswana
Democratic Rep. Congo - Boss Mining

Main goal is to train, coach and transfer knowledge to local planning workforce. Implementation and maintaining of systems to improve maintenance strategies. Promote proactive maintenance through proper predictive maintenance techniques and reliability solutions. Shutdown planning, BOM identification, parts ordering, stock level maintenance, cost control, WMP enforcement to support the overall maintenance drive and objectives.

Mining & Mineral Processing Companies
Senior Planner positions

   Jun 1989
— May 2009

Performed duties as Planner in training to Senior Maintenance Planner over a period of 20 years in various mining and processing plants. Performed planning and scheduling duties, shutdown planning, budget compilation and control, developing maintenance strategies for production equipment, implementation of workable systems to improve the capturing and analysis of data in an attempt to improve equipment and plant availabilities. Implementation of ERP Systems including the processes of master data identification and uploading. Building Functional location structures including defect analysis coding for various CMMS Systems.

Vaal Reefs - Anglo American
Fitter & Turner

   Jun 1984
— May 1988

Plan, schedule and maintain underground machinery. Maintained shaft winders, pumping stations, fridge plants, ventilation and compressor systems.

Iscor Vanderbijlpark
Apprentice Fitter & Turner

   Jan 1980
— May 1984

Underwent intensive theoretical and practical training in the mechanical field. Qualified as a Section 13 Tradesman in May 1984 through Olifantsfontein Trade Center