Sanergy – Maintenance Improvement Manager.

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Sanergy is an award-winning social enterprise that employs the circular economy approach to treat and convert all forms of urban waste into organic fertilizer and insect-based animal protein. Sanergy manufactures and distributes Evergrow Organic Fertilizer and Kuzapro Insect Based Animal Protein, under the Farm Star brands.

We have collected and converted over 7,800 tons of waste. At the same time, we have built a team of over 250 people.

For our work, we have been recognized by Fast Company as one of the 10 Most Innovative Companies in the World Doing Social Good and one of the 10 Best Companies in Africa.

We are an increasingly sophisticated, highly intricate organization with many moving parts.

Sanergy seeks accomplished, driven individuals who will make substantive contributions to the organization.

We currently seek a Maintenance Improvement Manager to join our Operational Excellence Department.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and revise maintenance processes and procedures
  • Develop and own maintenance improvement projects
  • Direct the maintenance improvement team in the execution of maintenance projects
  • Develop and own budgets for maintenance improvement projects
  • Train the maintenance improvement team in using problem solving techniques
  • Propose corrective and preventive actions for all maintenance issues
  • Train the maintenance team in identifying effective corrective and preventive actions
  • Take lead in the implementation of corrective and preventive actions
  • Propose changes/improvement to existing problem solving techniques
  • Attend the daily scrum with the supporting teams; Logistics, Customer Support, Production, Fabrication
  • Provide timely and accurate updates to requesting teams on maintenance related issues
  • Ensuring there is effective collaboration within the team and with the requesting teams
  • Manage all maintenance related vendors
  • Identify new maintenance related vendors
  • Develop an annual plan for PMs, Operator Assessments and Operator training
  • Ensure PMs, Operator Assessments and Operator training are completed as per the schedules
  • Propose the required TAT and budget for all Breakdowns
  • Ensure Breakdowns are resolved within the agreed turnaround time
  • Forecast breakdowns for all assets for the year
  • Propose and implement actions to reduce the variance between the plan and actuals
  • Manage all asset spares, tools and consumables.
  • Develop and maintain the maintenance budget for all assets for the year
  • Share weekly reports on maintenance expenses for all assets broken down into AM, PM and BM costs
  • Hold 1:1 meetings with direct reports and assist team mates in finding solutions to problems through effective use of asking questions and precision listening
  • Provide feedback to direct reports at least once a week
  • Share a report on feedback provided and received at least once a week
  • Rate team performance on a weekly basis
  • Implement team development plans
  • Coach the maintenance team on how to learn from mistakes – Share a report of team failures and learning derived from them

To Apply

To apply, please CLICK HERE to submit a cover letter clearly indicating your available start date (include notice period), your interest in this role, and your resume/CV that includes a list of three referees by 22nd January 2021.

Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.






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