Location: Durban

Our manufacturing Client, based in Durban, is looking for an assistant maintenance manager to join their maintenance team.




  • Daily management of the maintenance team including solution support for Electrical, Mechanical, and Die equipment problems.
  • Create a strong focus on new maintenance trends and digitization.
  • Create progress/feedback, and performance reports.
  • Provide input with budgets and machinery replacement cycles.
  • Drive maintenance best practice.
  • Manage the maintenance workshop including machinery checks and safety compliance.
  • Supervise contractor work.
  • Manage various projects, improvements, kaizens, and upgrades.
  • Lead root cause analysis and implement proactive countermeasures
  • Support Maintenance targets through leadership, technical competence, and a strong drive for results
  • Implement problem countermeasures for various automated electrical and mechanical machinery.
  • Manage and improve the computerized maintenance management system.
  • Supervise all maintenance activities, technical issues, and daily planned work.
  • Monitor, track, measure and communicate key performance metrics for the maintenance department, including preventative maintenance and legal compliance checks.
  • Ensure a safe working environment




  • Matric
  • National Diploma/Btech/BEng Degree (Electrical/Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineering).
  • Maintenance exposure in a complex production/manufacturing environment
  • At least two years relevant supervisory experience in a Technical role within the steel or automotive industries.
  • Advanced computer literacy, specifically in MS Office

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.