Maintenance Planner (m/f)


Komatsu is recruiting a Maintenance Planner (m/f), to be based in Oranjemund, Namibia.
  • Komatsu is a leading company within the mining and construction earth moving equipment industry. We are currently seeking a Officer: Maintenance Planner with B-Tech at Oranjemund and at least 4 years’ working experience
Safety,Health & Environment
  • Remains up-to-date with Safety procedures
  • Plans for safety events and campaigns
  • Takes SHE into account in the planning of work output
  • Execute Implement the Komatsu Way 5Ss - sorting, organizing, cleaning, ordering and training
  • Adheres to SHE policies and procedures
  • Instructs/imparts knowledge and procedures to colleagues
  • Checks that subordinate staff have understood safety instructions
  • Complies with and Instructs colleagues and subordinate staff in the wearing of protective gear and clothing
  • Participates in workplace safety events
  • Stays informed about emergency first aid kits/fire extinguishers and evacuation procedures
  • Operates any company vehicle (truck, car, forklift) within safety standards and procedures, even when not supervised
  • Monitor & Control Implements safety awareness in all activities
  • Checks that safety signs and signals are in place
  • Report Reports hazardous situations, incidents or accidents
  • Provides feedback on the effectiveness of safety events
  • Reports equipment that is not in good working order
Repairs and Maintenance Scheduling & Planning
  • Determining Benchmark maintenance tasks and highlighting trends
  • Scoping the full extent of maintenance work needed to be conducted for the relevant repair/preventive/predictive/design-out activities
  • Staying abreast of contractual and Service Level requirements and planning within these parameters
  • Staying abreast with Warranty conditions, policies and procedures and taking this into account when planning
  • Within the guidelines of Policies & Procedures, SHE- and quality principles , planning performance targets, deadlines, outcomes, responsibilities and authorities identified for every stage and every resource involved in the process
  • Collaborating with all stakeholders in order to establish needs and assess scope of work
  • Obtaining inputs and gathering data from systems history in order to plan
  • Forecasting of parts usage (BOM and optimize inventory holding, by liaising with internal stakeholders related to parts and inventory, pricing, availability, sourcing, product support, vetted suppliers, etc.
  • Calculating base lines in terms of budget, time and human resources and stock usage
  • Documenting risks and any other relevant issues, which may impact the plan
  • In conjunction with process stakeholders, determining and finalizing prioritization of tasks
  • Obtaining authorization for the Repair and Maintenance
  • Assumes responsibility for the backup and update of all planning systems and manual data files
  • Monitor & Control Flags deviations from plan and communicates with Service Management timeously
  • Monitors costs and efficiencies
  • Following-up on deadlines
  • Assisting Service Management (Foreman, Depot
  • Manager, Operations Manager) in the monitoring and allocation of resources as the approved plan rolls out (implementation)
  • Report Develops and disseminates templates for use by Service lines of business in order to streamline their work
  • Transfers planning and scheduling skills and knowledge to Service lines of business
  • Prints reports on Maintenance Metrics, costs, efficiencies, downtime and trends
  • Analyses report information, correlates information with other systems, (such as SAP and Komtrax) in order to propose changes/continuous improvement initiatives
  • B tech diploma
  • 4-6 years work experience
  • Valid Drivers license
  • Computer literate
  • OHSA
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 29.07.2022
  • Expires 10.08.2022
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