Mechanical Maintenance Manager

at Dangote Industries (Ethiopia) PLC
Location Mugher Enchini Town, Oromia, Ethiopia
Date Posted March 1, 2021
Category Engineering
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Key Duties and Responisbulites

  • Develop and oversee the implementation of a maintenance strategy to accomplish the overall objectives of the organization.
  • Participate in objective setting, plan development and performance review of plant performance.
  • Initiate, implement, and manage the plant maintenance program based on best practices in the plastic packaging/woven sack industry, with an emphasis on planning/scheduling and preventive/predictive maintenance.
  • Ensure that maintenance engineers and technicians are adequately trained, equipped, and motivated to ensure that the maintenance program can be accomplished in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.
  • Review the operation of plant equipment and systems constantly, to minimize unplanned downtime anticipate solve problems in a timely manner, and to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Oversee the maintenance of existing plant facilities and equipment, replacement, and adjustments to plant facilities where necessary.
  • Ensure cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures and manpower and initiate and carries out projects that improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs.
  • Track, analyze and improve key maintenance parameters such as asset utilization, maintenance cost, schedule compliance, etc.
  • Direct, maintain and enforce the safety program for the maintenance department; review safety records to uphold standards of maximum safety for all maintenance engineers and technicians.
  • Coordinate activities and communicate with the operations department to coordinate maintenance and repair work in process areas.
  • Establish and maintain a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) for tracking work orders, spare parts, and maintenance history of plant equipment.
  • Enforce standards and safe work procedures for the plant and ensure regulations relating to the mechanical maintenance department are always met.
  • Provide training, development, and leadership to plant maintenance personnel.
  • Ensure proper Implementation of company HSE policies and procedures at workplace.
  • Provide periodic reports on the activities and performance of the plant function for the attention of the immediate & higher bosses.
  • Maintain and update operating and training manuals for the mechanical department.
  • Carry out other related duties assigned to him from immediate & higher bosses


  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development

Job Requirements

Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years demonstrated operating experience in plastic packaging/woven sack equipment maintenance practices.

Skills and Competencies

  • In-depth knowledge of plastic packaging/woven sack plant maintenance and manufacturing process.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Leadership ability and strong management skills.
  • Good data gathering and analysis skills.
  • Baseline problem analysis and solving skills.
  • Creativity and an ability to think out of the box.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office.

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