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1 Aug 2022

PermanentFacilities Engineer Wanted immediately

People finder Career Placements – Posted by JobWire24 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Job Description

Facilities Engineer Wanted immediately

Location: Cape Town Northern Suburbs
Job Type: Permanent
Sectors: Facilities
Company/Employer: People finder Career Placements
Job Title: Facilities Engineer Wanted immediately

Vacancy Details

Our client, a leader in the world of Distribution and Supply Chain Management, requires the services of a Facilities Engineer to oversee maintenance of facilities and related equipment maintenance. The Facilities Maintenance Assistant will coordinate with external stakeholders for warehouse maintenance, fire prevention systems, life safety etc.

Key performance areas:

  • Responsible for managing all contractors and suppliers in assigned areas.
  • Approving of all jobs done on site timeously.
  • Checking of invoices against the job cards to ensure correct billing.
  • Ensure maximum uptime on all machines.
  • Check rates / discounts by getting comparable quotes.
  • Obtain quotes for services and material needed as per DC maintenance requirements.
  • Renting of machinery and equipment where necessary.
  • Conduct inspection in all the fire prevention systems and cold storage rooms.
  • Ensure pressure setting are correct on all fire systems.
  • Check that the diesel levels are maintained on generators and boilers.
  • Ensure Generators are all on automatic position.
  • Ensure all contractors are compliant with all SHEQ requirements as per legislation before they come onto site.
  • Conduct daily / weekly inspections.
  • Attend formal meetings with Operations / Facilities Manager when required.
  • Maintenance of ventilation systems, gas monitoring systems and the grey water plant.
  • Manage service level agreements of outsourced service providers to facilities.
  • Candidate Requirements

  The successful candidate must have:

  • Matric with a Degree in Industrial Engineering or a similar qualification
  • 3 years’ experience in facility management
  • Experience working within a warehouse environment
  • Experience in cold storage
  • Ability to negotiate service level agreements with outsources providers
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Ability to handle stress well
  • Valid driver’s license and own transport essential
  • Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.


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