Maintenance Planner (Maintenance Planning / Asset Care/ MTBF’s/ MTTR’s/ CMMS) – Limpopo, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 2 months ago

Reference No. 2525 AM

Reference Number: 2525 AM


Job Description:

Our client a contract drilling company focusing exclusively on drilling for the mining and water industries, is seeking a Maintenance Planner to join their team in Limpopo. The position is required to assist the Engineering team on site to manage all aspects of onsite maintenance management and planning activities for all fleet items.  Ensuring all planned and unplanned maintenance are carried out efficiently to maximize primary production time via equipment which is reliable and available.



  • Supporting, scheduling and execution of all maintenance planning and scheduling of Earthmoving plant and ancillary equipment using Upkeep maintenance management system as well as other company internal protocols and procedures aligned with Asset Care and minimising reactive/ unplanned downtime.
  • Generate regular Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Reports – Depicting trends in plant utilisation, availabilities, and reliability (Mean Time Between Failures/ MTBF’s and Mean Time to Repairs/ MTTR’s)
  • Lead successful implementation of Upkeep maintenance management system.
  • Ensure effective planning, organizing, and prioritizing of all engineering related activities
  • Ensure all work that is identified is planned, scheduled, and executed
  • Ensure Project equipment is maintained according to company SOP with proper planning and reporting
  • Allocate tasks to maintenance staff.
  • Gather feedback on work completed.
  • Schedule execution and completion of upcoming maintenance events (Weekly).
  • Ensure plant and equipment inspections are being done, co-coordinated, documented and given to the relevant authorities for action.
  • Tracking and reporting of all assets
  • Maintain backlog register
  • Equipment service planning and scheduling.
  • Analysis unplanned downtime and work on preventative plans with Maintenance Superintendent
  • Ensure compliance with the company’s Maintenance Management system
  • Adhere and audit legal requirements
  • Effective document and data control management
  • Ensure client/service orientation is maintained
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Identify training needs related to subordinates
  • Maintain a professional and disciplined approach to your work and ensure that your section/shift you are appointed to, adhere to all requirements
  • Effective time management
  • Maintain high levels of integrity, assertiveness, commitment, and decisiveness


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • BTech Diploma – Engineering advantageous
  • Red Seal Trade qualification advantageous
  • Background in Mechanical, Hydraulic and Electrical experience on mining equipment mandatory
  • Strong engineering technical background on different equipment (Support and Production)
  • Previous Mining Engineering maintenance planning experience mandatory
  • Previous experience with a CMMS (Computerized maintenance management system)
  • Mining Experience minimum 3-5 years mining related experience required
  • Sound understanding and previous exposure to large mining house legal standards
  • Computer literate (MS Excel / MS Word / MS Outlook)


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Able to work pay weekend structure (on site – full time – Mon – Sat) – off five days at month end
  • Permanent


If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Aimee Mitchell at


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Aimee Mitchell

Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining


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