Engineering Executive (Maintenance / Optimisation / Installation) – Nelspruit, South Africa

Reference No. LIP0218

Reference: LIP


  • Establish the overall objectives and initiatives of an engineering department, aligned with company objectives and strategies.
  • Develop and implement preventative maintenance plans and execute accordingly.
  • Develop and implement engineering systems to record and report information.
  • Develop ideas for new production equipment or production equipment enhancements and oversee the creation and improvement of production equipment researched by the engineering department.
  • Oversee the research and development of new production methods and procedures.
  • Provide engineering expertise to other departments, where needed.
  • Generally responsible for all project work.
  • Establish administrative policies, procedures, and standards for department, aligned with company standards.
  • Preparing budgets, reviewing quotes and contracts.
  • Manage all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries; and complete safety training and certifications.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Engineering Qualification (Mechanical)
  • 10 years Functional Experience
  • 5 years Senior Leadership Skills
  • Experience in designing and Implementing Production Enhancements and /or Facilities.
  • Experience in Project Management for Large Scale Projects.
  • Food processing background will be a bonus.
  • Enhancing operational utility; Implementing systems and techniques for improving the plant operations along with energy conservation for cost savings.
  • Computer literate: MS Office Suite, AutoCAD, etc.