This role is responsible for directing, managing and leading multi-disciplined maintenance engineering functions (Mechanical, Instrument, Automation, Electrical, Rotating Machinery, Plant Maintenance & Maintenance Planning), to ensure that preventive, reactive and predictive maintenance operations are carried out in an efficient and systematic manner to support the on-going operations of a large multi-site production facility consisting of six urea plants, six ammonia plants, one melamine plant, two cogeneration plants and two UFC plants and meeting the company’s goals and objectives. The role-holder is required to promote, follow and ensure fulfilment of the relevant requirements of the company’s Occupational Health & Safety, Environment and Quality system and standards.
•Plan, direct, lead, report and manage the activities of the department to ensure that budgets and R&A plans are met through the optimisation and efficient utilisation of available manpower and working hours and that staff are motivated to realise potential and make significant contributions.
•Ensure that the relevant disciplines follow valid standards, technical requirements and good engineering practices to ensure that maintenance activities are executed in line with agreed specifications.
•Develop and formulate long and short-range planning, policies, programs and objectives.
•Manage, Plan and monitor engineering activities / projects within their area of work to ensure that these are carried out with sound engineering and project management principles and practices.
•Approve and maintain modern and good standards on engineering practice in the department and verify the technical standard of the plants are according to requirements.
•Liaise closely with other departments for the smooth execution of the activities related to services required for carrying out the maintenance operations.
•Liaise closely with Departments within Operations Division for the smooth execution of the related activities, as and when required.
•Establish maintenance and expenditure budgets.
•Keep the Senior Management informed on the developments within the Maintenance Department.
•Liaise with Suppliers of production equipment, spare parts, technical services etc.
•Motivate, develop and appraise performance of employees under area of responsibility in order to achieve improved performance and individual contribution. Plan and participate in the development of nationals.