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Maintenance Manager job at Nft Consult Ltd

About the Organization

NFT Consult is a business process outsourcing firm with offices in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia, Burundi, South Sudan and UK.

We are an ISO 9001:2015 accredited Human Resource Management firm offering Recruitment, Manpower Outsourcing, Payroll and Provision of IT Enabled HR Solutions. We specialise in the Oil & Gas, Telcoms, IT and Financial Sectors and are located in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi, Zambia and South Sudan. Through the partnerships we have developed with our clients and firms offering similar services we are able to extend our services throughout Africa. We are committed to making a difference in our community through the relevant solutions we offer.

Job Description

The job holder will manage the day to day workload for the maintenance team to ensure an effective and efficient service is delivered and departmental targets are achieved, including the planning and resourcing of Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) and maintenance shutdown. Drive a culture of continuous improvement throughout the team of skilled Technicians.


Duties and Responsibilities

General and Task Management

  • Maintain and repair Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic systems and equipment.

  • Assist in running an efficient maintenance operation which is able to fulfil operational and customer demand and meet set targets.

  • Manage maintenance projects.

  • Responsible for the safety of individuals on the team and that of those impacted by any maintenance activity.

  • Perform effective diagnosis of breakdowns and timely repair of equipment to maximize availability.

  • Perform scheduled planned preventative maintenance in accordance to minimize unplanned downtime.

  • Record and document all work carried out on all equipment on both paper and electronic systems as is required.

  • Analysis of issues to root cause and development of countermeasures, improvement actions and/or suggestions to improve.

  • Control and source maintenance tools, equipment and spares.

  • Understand and maintain high standards of tidiness and organization in line with good 5S practice.

  • Understand and work in accordance with mandatory requirements of Health, Safety and Environmental requirements.

  • Write reports and present progress at project meetings.

  • Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices.

  • Lead the development of innovative solutions to unique problems.

  • Identify and deploy the technical skill sets, resource levels and systems to deliver projects, including the engagement of external resources as required.

  • Conduct risk assessments of processes and tasks in the department.

People Management

  • Work with the team and other department members to produce effective maintenance procedures and methods.

  • Liaise with Production and Quality departments to ensure highest level of quality is achieved after any intervention and throughout the working life of equipment.

  • Effectively lead a team of maintenance technicians, working with manager and colleagues to ensure smooth workflow with maximum output.

  • Control and organize the team’s daily work schedule to achieve targets set.

  • Delegate tasks to the team to ensure maximum effectiveness.

  • Oversee the team’s performance, attendance and disciplinary issues.

  • Identify areas of development within the team to achieve a flexible and responsive team which can support the demands of the customer.

  • Monitor the completion of tasks and ensure good performance and record on appropriate systems.

  • Consistently promote high standards through personal example and roll out through the team so that each member of the team understands the standards and behaviors expected of them

Relationship Management

  • Liaise and communicate with other departments, customers, suppliers and other service providers.

  • Manage contractors on site to ensure they meet legal and company requirements

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Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering with three years of work experience in maintenance of manufacturing equipment or plant OR A higher diploma in Mechanical/Electrical engineering with six years of experience in maintenance of manufacturing equipment/plant.

  • Professional accreditation with an institution of professional engineers is relevant.

  • Must have electro-mechanical skills and knowledge commercial understanding of the impact of failure/downtime on production and ultimately customer delivery.

  • Practical hands-on approach to problem solving.

  • Experience of leading and developing (multi-skilled) people.

  • Strong computer skills and experience of computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).

  • Confidence, Integrity, Trustworthy, Respectful, Team Player and Innovator.

  • Honest and reliable, possess cultural awareness and sensitivity.

  • Needs to be flexible and able to demonstrate sound work ethics

How to Apply

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