Maintenance Planner

Maintenance Planner – Wadeville

Date: 24-Mar-2021

Location: GT, South Africa

Company: Distell Limited


Applications are invited for the above mentioned position to be based in Secondary Production, Wadeville. This person will report to the Packaging Engineer.

Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the planning function of Production maintenance
  • Assist with budget compilation and management for scheduled and general maintenance
  • Ensure adherence to Quality Management systems
  • Maintain master data, PM schedules and task lists on SAP
  • Manage all routine maintenance tasks effectively by sourcing spares, liaising with the centralised workshop personnel and external contractors and managing the quality of the tasks performed.
  • Scrutinise maintenance schedules of all equipment to improve productivity and efficiency
  • Plan and ensure timeous execution of all statutory work according to the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Adhere to OSHact requirements
  • Manage selected Capex and abnormal maintenance projects
  • Manage people
  • Facilitate problem solving sessions for responsible lines in plant

The successful candidate must have the following experience/skills:

  • Matric with a mechanical / electrical related trade test certificate.
  • A minimum of 5 years engineering / maintenance / manufacturing experience in a FMCG
  • Computer literacy (MS Office, Word, Excel, SAP will be an advantage)
  • Knowledge of workshop and engineering tools will be an advantage
  • Experience in Maintenance Planning will be and advantage
  • Technical work experience – Completion of Trade test will be advantageous
  • Must be able to function within a team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and independently
  • Good interpersonal skills


Application Process:


If interested and meet all requirements, please register and apply via the Distell career portal by logging onto


Reference Number: 17744                                                   Closing Date: 31 March 2021