To provide day to day hands-on assistance to other departmental supervisors and the immediate team members to ensure efficiency
To ensure relevant shop floor personnel undertake their duties in accordance with :
set quality standards,
the company’s health and safety policy and OSH and good industrial relations practise.
To manage and ensure efficient use of manpower, machine and other resources to meet departmental requirements and to provide excellent customer satisfaction.
To work with the HSE Coordinator to ensure a safe work environment, adhering to all safety guidelines implemented by the company.
To ensure compliance to all quality standards with regards to calibration, material usage, procedure to execute tasks etc.
The ability to set up, operate and troubleshoot machinery/equipment independently.
Inspect completed works for conformance to specification using applicable tools.
Communicate regularly with the team, both individually and as a group, to ensure good two-way communication concerning operational issues and flag issues concerns upwards.
To determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed and repair machines or systems using appropriate tools.
Key Competencies –
Time management – manages time effectively to increase production and minimize wastage.
Effective leadership qualities and good work ethics.
Effective production planning skills and ability to monitor and manage several projects.
Communication – ability to interpret and explain requirements to employees and customers. Obtain information and share information accordingly.
Read and interpret drawings/schedules/blueprint.
Ability to manoeuvre heavy equipment which may include positioning, installing, handling, moving materials and manipulating items.
Good judgment and decision making skills:
when considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
What You Will Do
A Mechanical Chargehand has in excess of five (5) years practical experience, is proficient in conducting routine and complex activities on rotating equipment including but not limited to overhauling and preventative maintenance.The incumbent must have the ability to provide technical guidance to other machinist, act as a mentor/coach. Uses sound judgement and logical thinking.