Mar 04, 2021

Maintenance Planner

  • Life Healthcare
  • Durban, South Africa
Full time Strategy-Planning

Job Description

A vacancy exists for a Maintenance Planner at Life Westville Hospital, reporting to Phumelele Ndimeni, Engineering Manager. The incumbent will be responsible for the planning & management of all maintenance tasks; manage & coordinate all routine services and emergency breakdowns; procurement of maintenance related spares & materials via WINGS; manage the EAM/ONKEY System; manage all contractors’ access on site and carry out all secretarial and administrative duties of the Maintenance Department. This job requires a well-organized, enthusiastic individual with good interpersonal skills and communication ability. The ability to work in a demanding environment, accuracy and attention to detail is crucial.

Critical Outputs
Provide full secretarial support to the Operations engineering department, which entails typing of all relevant correspondence and statistics, message taking, diary management and setting up meetings as well as accurate minute taking.
Maintenance of a sound filing system of Operations engineering and service departments documents.
Excellent telephonic and communication skills, planning & organising skills.
Be involved in SHEQ procedures. (OSH Act) and will be nominated/appointed as SHEQ Representative for the Engineering office and workshop.
Capture and close all maintenance job cards on ONKEY weekly.
Do daily stock & inventory control of material tools and equipment.
Generate and process all requisitions on WINGS/SMART STREAM
Capture daily all Engineering related invoices for payments
Manage daily; weekly and monthly maintenance quality score card statistics and compile reports.
To assist with the management of day to day operational maintenance issues, Ad hoc projects and tasks.
To assist the Services Manager with projects e.g.: quotes, processing of invoices etc.
To assist with planning, placing of orders and close outs of the ON Key year planner services
To assist with the management of contractors on site.
The candidate must have a good understanding of plant equipment.
Prepared to do Standby duty.
Grade 12 or N 3 – electrical heavy current qualification will be advantageous
Minimum 3 years’ maintenance planner experience essential
Knowledge of operations engineering in the hospital environment essential
Extensive knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Knowledge of EAM/ONKEY/SAP would be an advantage
The ability to deal with confidential matters and interact professionally at all levels, both internally and externally
This demanding job requires a well-organized, energetic and enthusiastic individual who is willing to go the extra mile
Good interpersonal skills and communication ability as well as good telephone manner is essential
A valid type EB code driver’s license will be an advantage.
Accuracy, speed and attention to detail is vital
Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Engaging diversity
Verbal & written communication and presentation
Drive & energy
Excellence orientation
Building relationships
Customer responsiveness
Organisational awareness
Ethical behaviour
Closing date
Saturday, March 6, 2021
Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

Life Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.


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