Saturday, 24 December 2016

Maintenance Planner

Published by Jobstanzania on December 24, 2016

Acacia Mining seeks to employ a Maintenance Planner based at North Mara Mine. This role reports to the Outside Services Section Leader and will be accountable to effectively manage and control maintenance planning and scheduling for the Outside Services Section.

This is a permanent role, with the work roster being six weeks on and three weeks off.

 Ensure safe work practices by attending compulsory safety courses and meetings, use of required PPE, incident/accident reporting and ensuring total adherence to all Safety, Occupational Health and Environmental Policies, as well as other policies, procedures and guidelines.
 Supervise planners / schedulers and data entry clerks within the ES planning team - responsibilities include involvement with interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
 Ensure efficient organizing and planning of resources, including personnel, equipment, parts/ spares etc.
 Engage with other departments, sections and stakeholders to ensure all customer requirements are met.
 Prepare maintenance plans and schedules.
 Maintain equipment integrity and availability ensuring that parts lists are documented and Bill of Materials (BoMs) are completed.
 Ensure that maintenance history and job records database are kept up to date.
 Translate OEM recommendations into workable maintenance plans.
 Assist the FLL’s to ensure spare parts inventories are up to date.
 Ensure that new plant items are registered in the CMMS.
 Creation and track purchase requisitions for planned work and equipment.
 Develop cost and time estimate of planned maintenance work.
 Responsible for up-keep and accuracy of technical information.
 Responsible for new spare application to inventory (ANSI).
 Ensure that all Work Orders are completed for the previous scheduled week and closed in CMMS.
 Review and produce outstanding work (backlog) for Maintenance & production/operation leaders.
 Run forecast schedule for all jobs for the next schedule period.
 Update draft schedule for the next week.
 Prepare weekly scheduling reports and send to the Maintenance First Line Leaders.
 Ensure maintenance costs are kept to or below assigned the budget.
 Prepare, track, and analyse budgets and expenditure.
 Develop and maintain planning details of all routing tasks, bills of materials, etc within CMMS in conjunction with Maintenance stakeholders.
 Capture and manage the integrity of equipment specifications, history and costing within CMMS, including the update of any engineering changes.
 Identify and improve work processes within the planning system.
 Maintenance reporting, including Fault reports, maintenance/repair reports etc.

Qualification Requirements:
 Relevant Trade Qualification/Technician Certificate (FTC) in Mechanical / Electrical etc. or Diploma in Electrical, Mechanical Engineering

Experience Requirements:
 2-3 years planning experience in the mining industry.
 Experience in current maintenance and scheduling practices/ techniques
 Supervisory experience

Skills / Knowledge Requirements:
 General technical knowledge of equipment
 Knowledge of size, type and quantity of materials and components and inspection compliances
 Good working knowledge of maintenance planning and scheduling techniques
 Manual Driving Licence
 Knowledge in estimating job labour hours, crafts required and skill levels
 Sound knowledge of CMMS (Pronto) or a similar system
 Scheduling, planning and organisational skills
 Computer Literacy – Microsoft Office Suite - Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.
 Ability to read and understand technical drawings and manuals
 English and Swahili comprehension

The role will attract a competitive salary package, which will include excellent benefits.
Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resume’s (indicating the role title in the subject) via e-mail to: 

Acacia Mining has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management and offers equal employment opportunities to qualified men and women.

If you are not contacted by Acacia Mining within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: security clearance; competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking.

Please forward applications before 5 January 2017.



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