Mertech Marine

Mertech Marine

Maintenance Manager – PE

Mertech Marine is a proudly South African company and is the only company in the world offering a full “turnkey solution” to recover out-of-service submarine telecommunication cables using its own fleet. The cables recovered are dismantled and recycled in the Mertech Marine factory based in Port Elizabeth/Gqeberha.

The company needs the services of a Maintenance Manager to join their team. The incumbent will be located in Port Elizabeth/Gqeberha and report to the Senior Operations Manager.

The incumbent will take responsibility for the following:

 Development, implementation and management of preventative maintenance plan and system
 Repair and maintenance of plant equipment & machines
 Continuous improvement of machines & parts through research & development projects
 Cost management
 Management of workshop
 Management of maintenance service providers
 Maintenance Team management

The ideal candidate has the following knowledge, experience and skills:

 Qualified Artisan / trade test (millwright/electrician) / Mechanical Engineer
 Minimum of 10 years’ experience in mechanical & electrical maintenance work in a manufacturing/production environment
 Well-developed technical knowledge and skills (including but not limited to Electrical, Hydraulics & Pneumatics)
 Practical and technical approach to work
 Good organisational and planning skills
 Good interpersonal and communication skills
 Willing to go the extra mile and to work under pressure (overtime & after-hours standby duties)
 Administrative skills (reports, costings etc.)
 Drivers’ licence
 Computer literate (Ms Office)

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