Unilever Careers South Africa 2023 – Site Engineering Manager

Website Unilever

Job Description:

Overall responsibility for engineering projects and maintenance, including utilities, production lines, processing plants, and buildings. The primary objective of the job is to implement improvements contributing to the factory’s PQCDSMI targets, and to effectively maintain all operational and support elements of the sourcing unit. The Engineering Manager manages engineering spares, assets, site services to support manufacturing activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the Safety of all project-related operations within the factory, as well as maintaining and setting of safe working procedures; including management of Health, Safety and
  • Environmental aspects of project management from design (PHA, HAZOPS, MDSAS), equipment selection, project implementation (site safety), commissioning and final project handover
  • Implementation of the capital projects portfolio post approval; to project closure, following the TPM principles for Early Equipment Management
  • Prepare and Manage Capital budget and Capital Expenditure Proposals in coordination with cluster and category requirements
  • Develop, build and make available in the organization the Product, Process and Packaging Expertise relevant to the asset base
  • Create and implement plans to continuously improve site infrastructure needs such as energy, water, treatment, steam and all infrastructure services, contracts and contractors
  • Liaison with Category and Engineering Excellence teams for technology upgrades
  • Manage the Projects, Innovation and Maintenance budgets. Asset care and improvement through establishing and maintaining an effective system of preventative maintenance applicable to plant and services (TPM based)
  • Collaborate with Operations Team to drive site and line efficiencies and reduce waste
  • Manage the technical / maintenance teams responsible to deliver Projects, Innovation, Infrastructure and Services to the site. Develop, deploy and implement plans to ensure the best utilization of assets in the sites as well as supervise and give guidance on the maintenance of such assets
  • Lead the Innovation implementation on the site, looking for best alternatives/options of design to manufacturing, following USCC/ category technology selections. Support innovation delivery as part of regional network
  • Ensure that Quality of the work conducted is to the highest possible standard and lowest cost
  • Lead the Early Equipment Management and Planned Maintenance TPM pillar; and SIMAS application

Job Requirements:

  • BSC Engineering degree (Mechanical or Electrical)
  • 5-10 years in FMCG/ Manufacturing operations experience
  • Proficient leadership and management experience across large Teams, Stakeholders and Suppliers/ Third
  • Government Certificate of Competency (GCC) is *essential
  • Engineering in FMCG Supply Chain (Planning, Customer Service, Logistics, Process)
  • Must have lead projects from end to end looking at design, budget creation and control and project execution
  • Parties/ Contractors

Job Details:

Company: Unilever

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Boksburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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