Plant Maintenance Manager

Last Updated: 9th June 2017 (over 5 years ago)

South Africa



Phone Number


Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level

Afrikaan, English


• Develop a planned maintenance system on SAP Plant Maintenance for all assets within the division in line with criticality and significance of the plant and statutory requirements and continuously monitor the effectiveness thereof.
• Ensure gathering of information of root cause failure analysis and incorporate preventative / condition monitoring actions in the plant maintenance system to prevent failure (SAP data history and case studies).

• Carry out impact studies of maintenance vs. replacement cost of plant, tools and equipment. Ensure an effective asset management inspection system which incorporates the interval inspections, data recording and CoC testing of electrical installations and equipment. Ensure statutory and specified equipment checks are performed to comply with all legislation and company requirements.
• Plan Maintenance and upgrades of plant and equipment in accordance with the production schedule of work centres.
• Develop a maintenance section for first line maintenance of plant and equipment.

• Responsible for the upgrade, rebuild and new installation of plant and equipment incorporating the costing, planning and managing the execution of the project (Plant and Equipment = strategic plant i.e. 300 the balancing plant, critical machine tools and overhead cranes).

• Develop a spares holding system for running and breakdown maintenance for critical plant. Investigate and recommend best repair and maintenance philosophies and practices for all plant and equipment.
• Implement and control action plans to achieve targets and objectives. Initiate and investigates, develops and implements innovative methods and technologies to continuously improve and expand quality of maintenance service-delivery, plant reliability and effectiveness that will reduce risk and manage guarantees and liabilities as well as ensure long-term cost effectiveness.
• Implements, monitors and continuously reviews RCM Plan (Reliability Centred Maintenance Plan) for all machinery to ensure trends can be followed and corrective measures taken when required.
• Co-ordinates departmental maintenance and administration activities.
• Analyses and research equipment failures / problems and recommends best maintenance solutions to relevant role players.


University Of Witwatersrand (Wits Business School)
Management Advancement

   Feb 2015
— Nov 2015

• Principle of Marketing,
• Principle of Strategic Management
• Principles of Economics
• Principles of Marketing Management
• Finance and Accounting
• Human Resources Management
• Operations Management & Supply Chain Management
• Business Simulation

Vaal University of Technology
National Diploma : Mechanical Engineering

   Jan 2005
— Apr 2011

• Maintenance engineering I & II
• Cad Pro Engineer Mathcad (PTC),
• Steam Plant Iii,
• Hydraulic Machines III,
• Theory of Machines III,
• Applied Strength of Materials III, Mechanical Engineering Design II
• Communication Skills
• Professional Skills for Engineering,
• Mathcad


Pragma Africa
Asset Care Planner

   Jul 2012
— Jul 2013

• Shutdown Planning (Abedare Cables) - Planning and Scheduling Maintenance Plans for Client Assets (SAP PM EAM) (Aberdare Cables)
• Developing and Generating Manufacturing and Maintenance Reports(Johannesburg City Parks) Pragma OnKEY CMMS - Conducting Root Course Analysis (Aberdare Cables) –
• Co-ordinating asset movements and updating Asset registers (Aberdare Cables) –
• Operational Projects on MTTR & MTBF (Abedare Cables)
• Developing Maintenance Strategies
• Asset Management Implementation Planning –
• Developing Maintenance Plans and Task Lists - Allocating Work centres against Cost Centres (SAP PM) - Problem Solving Tools (Pareto Analysis, 5 why and 6W2H)

Consol Glass
SAP Plant Maintenance Planner

   Sep 2011
— Jun 2012

• Coordinating maintenance request data and allocate schedules accordingly
• Address maintenance notifications and work orders for line managers
• Assigning work orders to the relevant parties through sound interactions
• Ensuring the issued work orders are closed off accordingly
• Setting up preventative maintenance schedules in consultation with production and line managers
• Capturing data from work orders accurately and update the SAP system at appropriate intervals
• Ensuring that the correct spares and stocks are kept at optimum levels as per the maintenance plan
• Maintaining correctness of master data, updating SAP and communicate to the relevant parties
• Assisting with engineering projects that will have an impact on the Maintenance Plan.

Procter & Gamble Manufacturing South Africa
Technical Support Group Technician

   Feb 2008
— Aug 2011

• Workshop and rebuild coordinator.
• Dust control and hygiene system owner (Safety).
• Tools and Facilities leader
• Fault Finding. Troubleshooting and Detailed analysis of failures.
• Plan daily PM interventions (Maintenance)
• Maintenance Planning & Scheduling Daily Management System
• Gap analysis and why-why Analysis
• Creating and Generating work Orders on SAP PM Initiatives and Project Commissioning.(Technical Support Group)
• Procter and Gamble IWS Phase improvement
• PM Step 1 improvements
• Advanced Diaper Packaging commissioning (Targowek Plant – Poland)
• Diaper core forming commissioning (Gebze Plant - Turkey)
• IWS Sources of contamination project (Cairo Plant – Egypt)
• Web guide material handling commissioning (Euiskirchen Plant – Germany)

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