Senior Maintenance Planner Jobs at Minopex in Aggeneys, Northern Cape

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Minopex company opens jobs for Senior Maintenance Planner positions in the Northern Cape region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Management and Manufacturing skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around R 7 900 - R 11 000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in Mining, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Position:Senior Maintenance Planner
Region:Aggeneys - Northern Cape, Northern Cape
Job Function:Management and Manufacturing
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Salary:ZAR 7.880 - ZAR 11.000 per Month
Employment Type:Full-time

Job Description


This position will be based at a site close to Aggeneys in the Northern Cape.


The purpose of this position is to manage the Engineering Planning Office to ensure minimum downtime using the Pragma On Key Computerized Maintenance Management System. The Senior Maintenance Planner will co-ordinate the operation and administration of the planned maintenance system and activities of the Maintenance Planner and Maintenance Data Capturer.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Establishes and maintains Maintenance Planning Standards and Policies
  • Coordinates and monitors all engineering maintenance and planning activities relating to the Technical and Metallurgical processes within the Plant
  • Complements planned work by gathering critical information (resources, spares and tools arranged) for effective and safe execution
  • Continually evaluates and motivates critical spares to support equipment reliability during its life cycle
  • Actively assists in managing work backlogs
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining an accurate and comprehensive asset register, and managing the plant critical spares in collaboration with the Engineer and Materials Controller
  • Planning of responsibilities with the Engineer to ensure an efficient workflow
  • Prepares and issues shutdown plans and ensure that all resources required for shutdowns are mobilized, planned and scheduled to meet the timelines agreed
  • Plays a coordinating role during shutdowns to ensure that over-runs are kept to a minimum
  • Ensures compliance to all required standards and procedures
  • Training and Coaching of Maintenance Planners, Maintenance Data Capturers etc.
  • Coordinates with subordinates to provide coverage during leave
  • Responsible for controlling statutory inspections and keeping all legal records in connection with the Machinery and Mine Health and Safety Act.
  • Contributes towards the safe and efficient achievement of set production targets by:
    • Compiling and maintaining a computerized asset plan and ensuring that it is always up to date
    • Providing asset reports to the Plant & Reliability Engineer on a periodical basis as required
    • Compiling requisitions as and when necessary to ensure that special equipment is in stock for work required
    • Conducting in-depth root cause analyses and reporting the findings thereof to the Plant Engineer when major failures occur
    • Compiling monthly reports from the CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) and submitting to respective parties
    • Compiling ad hoc reports as and when required by management or the Client
    • Optimising scheduled tasks based on historical plant equipment failures

Qualification Requirements

  • Relevant Trade Test Certificate with 10 years’ experience as an Artisan and 5 years’ experience as a Foreman; or
  • National Diploma Engineering with at least 10 years process plant experience

Experience and Skills Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Maintenance Planning role
  • Expert knowledge of and training in the maintenance module Pragma On Key or other similar maintenance module
  • Sound knowledge of Mining Engineering Codes of practices, policies and procedures
  • A good knowledge of machinery and equipment used on the relevant operations
  • Understanding of engineering best practices and new technologies relating to engineering principles & processes
  • Proven technical and maintenance capability
  • Sound knowledge of Condition Monitoring practices
  • Knowledge of Reliability Centered Maintenance principles will be advantageous
  • Mineral Process Plant experience
  • Experience in project planning and scheduling including shut down planning in projects
  • Supervisory experience
  • English language proficiency
  • Computer literate in MS Office
  • Valid driver’s license code B, EB or C1
  • Own transport to attend to call outs


  • Comfortable environment
  • Taught when starting work
  • Salary bonus if there is overtime

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Company Information


Industry: Mining

Minopex is an international, independent mineral processing operations and maintenance services company. Founded in 1996, the company supports mining and mineral processing clients in South Africa, Africa, Australia, America, and Europe. Minopex focuses on the optimized operation and maintenance of mine processing plants, including the design and installation of new plants, process improvements, and short- and long-term operational support. Other services include equipment repair, mechanical maintenance, and site services. Minopex has the expertise and capacity to support its clients’ operations from start to finish, from commissioning to closure.

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