Maintenance Planner

Life Carstenhof & Life Carstenview
Maintenance Planner
A vacancy exists for a Maintenance Planner at Life Carstenhof Hospital  and Life Carstenview based in Midrand, reporting to the Engineering Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring a well maintained plant and workforce productivity by anticipating and eliminating potential delays through planning and coordination of workforce, parts and equipment access.


Critical Outputs
  • Assist the Engineering Maintenance personnel balance their need for daily output with their need for equipment reliability and a well maintained facility through proactive maintenance.
  • Effectively plan, schedule and coordinate all plannable maintenance work performed within the facility.
  • Ensure that all internal beneficiaries of maintenance receive timely, efficient and quality service.
  • Ensure plant and equipment reliability through sound preventative maintenance and planning.
  • Provide a central source of information concerning maintenance work, equipment and equipment repair.
  • Provide special tool and equipment requirements.
  • Reduce total cost of maintenance while improving conditions of equipment and operating facilities.
  • Effectively arrange and administrate resources to execute day to day corrective maintenance reported to the department with the goal being to minimize backlog.
  • Collaborate effectively with the maintenance personnel to anticipate repair work before jobs become emergencies.
  • Assist the maintenance team with Analysis of equipment failures and proper documentation of such incidents.
  • Liaise and maintain a positive and favourable working and professional relationship with all relevant supplies and service providers.
  • Grade 12
  • N4 qualification with Trade Test Certificate in either Mechanical or Electrical (Heavy Current) Engineering
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in operations or engineering maintenance.
  • Practical experience in a factory environment or similar environment is essential.
  • Computer Literacy and experience on a CMMS preferably SAP PM would be an added advantage
  • Drive and energy
  • Ethical behavior
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem – Solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal and written communication and presentation
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
Closing date
Sunday, January 10, 2021

Internal applicants – Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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