Posted time 17th April 2024 Location Tshwane (Pretoria) Job type Full-time
  • Experience: 5 years maintenance experience with 3 years team leading knowledge
  • Salary: Up to R960 000 negotiable

A well known automotive OEM based in Pretoria is looking for a Maintenance Supervisor / Process Coach to join their expanding team.

You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting Production with well-maintained facilities adhering to World Class Standards.
  • Driving SQCDPME by understanding and consistently applying MOS standards and strategies.
  • Validate and bridge operational needs to ensure Production line is running safely and smooth.
  • Supervise, Coach and be responsible for Maintenance team.
  • Analyze breakdown reports and implement corrective measures.
  • Adhere to all safety rules and regulations.



  •  Continuously monitor the processes within Maintenance department with a view towards proactively solving potential problems that could have negative impact on the safety well-being of the team.
  • Attend to the concerns raised by any department timeously and with urgency.
  • Track and monitor all safety concern including, CCAR’s, PTA’S, near-misses etc.


  • Ensure all quality standards are adhered to.
  • Monitor the quality performance of Maintenance department on an hourly basis by reviewing the defect status with a view towards conducting deep-dive investigations and implementing ICA’s / PCA.
  • Review GTR reports and QLS reports to monitor Quality and partake in Quality meetings to give feedback on Equipment Quality concerns.
  • Utilize all the available tools and documentation in order to resolve problems and eliminate defects e.g. 8D’s, 6 Panel and PJO’s.


  • Coordinate the resources and activities required to ensure MOS strategy is implemented.


  • Monitor, control, and improve Maintenance Cost Per Unit (MCPU) based on the MOS strategy.
  • Manage based on MOS strategy and support material control (spare part inventory), repair and rebuild programs, Reliability and Maintainability reviews.
  • Drive cost improvement initiatives in order to improve the overall cost efficiency and effectiveness of Maintenance department by finding ways to reduce usage of consumables and material.


  • Clear communication to the team.
  • Administration of supervisory responsibilities and documents
  •  Leading, coaching, training and development of the team.
  • Conduct PJO’s to verify that the line is running safely and consistently, PM/CM/EM are done with integrity and quality and Facilities are maintained to the standard by the team.
  • Manage absenteeism levels, employee versatility & manning assignments in area of responsibility.
  • Develop the weekend planning work and participate in weekend planning meetings with VOME/Launch.
  • Support, Coach and drive Team’s Continuous Improvement mindset through Kaizens, 6 Panels, Proactive actions.
  • Hold team Accountable.


  • MOS strategy to maximize equipment effectiveness through a detailed, standardized, prioritized preventive and predictive maintenance plan designed to improve productivity.
  • Use Maximo to analyze data and evaluate the effectiveness of the preventive maintenance plan.
  • Regularly monitor and assess the condition of back-up equipment to ensure readiness for use when needed.
  • Know and understand the Maintenance Operating Systems and its objectives.
  • Ensure robust PM’s with Visual Job Plans
  • Continuously do PJO’s and improve facility uptime.


• Ensure department complies with government, industry and corporate standards


  • 3 years National Diploma in Mechanical/ Electrical or N6 with Trade certificate.
  • Proficient in Kawasaki, Fanuc Robotics.
  • Electrical and mechanical skills.
  • Programming skills.
  • Microsoft office knowledge (Word/PowerPoint/Excel/Outlook).
  • Fault-finding ability.
  • 6 Sigma problem solving Methodology.
  • Proper communication and escalation
  • Knowledge of MOS Implementation.
  • Knowledge of constraint management principles.
  • Proficient in Siemens TIA Portal, Mitsubishi PLCs
  • SEW, Simotion Controls and drives
  • Basic knowledge in Vision systems and scanners e.g. Cognex, Sick
  • 3-years’ Experience in Automotive industry
  • 3-years’ Experience in Maintenance background
  • Must have displayed proven capability of leading a team in current or previous roles.

If you are interested and meet the requirements kindly submit your application with your CV and qualifications to

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