Saint-Gobain Tanzania Vacancies, july 2023


Saint-Gobain Tanzania Vacancies; Saint-Gobain, a global leader in the construction and high-performance materials industry, has also established its presence in Tanzania. With a focus on sustainable development and innovative solutions, Saint-Gobain contributes to Tanzania’s construction sector by offering a range of high-quality products and services.

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Job Purpose

Is to ensure the development and implementation of the strategy for the Engineering and Maintenance functions in your plant, ensuring that the plant machinery and or equipment is operating at a reliable standard.

Specific work experience required

  • 5 years experience in engineering; 3 of which should be in a team leadership capacity in a continuous process environment.
  • Good computer skills with (Excel), SAP
  • PLC knowledge
  • Significant prior engineering and maintenance management experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Operating within formal standards such as OHSAS18001, ISO14001, ISO9000, etc.
  • Computerised Maintenance Management Systems
  • High level project management of large CAPEX investments
  • Accomplished problem-solver, logical, analytical
  • Strong communication skills and ability to present, coaching influence and persuade at all levels
  • Proven leadership capability – coaching and developing others, including enabling others to lead their teams effectively.
  • Ability to lead cross functional project teams to successful completion.

Qualifications required

  • Appropriate university degree (BSC; B.Eng. Electrical)
  • In possession of Government Certificate of Competence, Mechanical/ Electrical
  • Practitioner in continuous improvement techniques (e.g. 6 sigma; WCM).

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertaking strategic planning activities with the senior management team and in line with customer and business needs.
  • Lead responsibilities for continuous improvement programmes (eg WCM Pillar owner).Create, implement and direct initiatives in line with programme goals and deliverables.
  • Ensure environment, health and safety is at the centre of all site activity whilst demonstrating role model behaviour and leading by example
  • Ensure adherence to legal compliance for the engineering team
  • Set Engineering, Maintenance targets in line with operations objectives and develop the strategies to achieve these. Implement and manage the processes required to achieve targets using continuous improvement methodology
  • Direct activities within the Engineering teams (Tooling, re-engineering, maintenance and prototyping) such that they are focused on performance improvement against the agreed KPI’s of the business.
  • Lead, implement and drive methodologies that will bring change to the plants performance progressing towards World Class Manufacturing standards.
  • Define and manage the skills requirements and subsequent training within engineering paying attention to Saint-Gobain competency matrix to improve people capability in the plant.
  • Responsible for determining the structure and resource requirements of the Engineering and Maintenance departments such that the overall strategy of the plant can be fulfilled.
  • Creating an environment within the team that stimulates creativity and innovation.
  • To lead, coach and manage the engineering team to ensure an engaged workforce
  • As part of managing working capital of the plant and ensuring that the plant continuously run, ensure that you proactively identify critical spares, in line with inventory policy, and ensure that controls are in place to manage the spares appropriately.
  • Manage maintenance spend in line with company policy and procedures with a reasonable rate of return.
  • Using best practice project methodology, manage engineering capex projects in line with strategic development plan.
  • To lead, coach and manage the engineering team to ensure an engaged workforce
  • Liaise with authorities on service supply issues of water and electricity and ensure back up supply where reasonable.

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