Senior Reliability Technician

  • Full Time
  • PMB
  • June 30, 2022

The core responsibilities include:


  • Critical analysis of systems and their performance to eliminate repetitive defects and to enhance overall asset reliability
  • Solid knowledge of maintenance strategies, and their implementation.
  • To identify, investigate, motivate, and implement changes related to the safe and effective performance of the various machine centers
  • To work closely with the Maintenance Planner to ensure that equipment reliability aspects are “locked” into the various machine checks and inspections
  • To aid as required to the first line maintenance team especially in the event of significant breakdowns and play an active management role during maintenance outages, assisting the Maintenance Co-ordinator in managing the shut workload
  • To maintain a level of expertise associated with ensuring that equipment / system obsolescence issues are dealt with timeously.
  • Complete Failure analyses on all breakdown and planned corrective maintenance
  • Generates a monthly top ten failures report and action plan to rectify
  • Does RCM analyses on problem areas and proposes Preventative or Predictive MaintenanceSchedules
  • Identifies training needs and Training providers to improve the skill base, mentor apprentices or trainee Technicians
  • Analyse Failures and compile data to Focus on repeat problems Design out problems
  • To advise on equipment/software etc that would assist in executing their function.
  • Project manage small projects related to their investigations
  • Remains in touch with technology and advise on possible improvements with current systems.
  • Performs a Standby duty in the plant to ensure that downtime is managed and minimised.
  • Performs Incident Investigations and completes the required documentation and notifications.



The required competencies and abilities include:


  • Minimum requirement is a National Diploma in Engineering, preferably a B-tech or Degree in Engineering.
  • 5-10 years’ experience post qualification.
  • Root cause and fault-finding experience
  • Knowledge of manufacturing principles.
  • Equipment capability and maintenance knowledge and experience.
  • Excellent computer, report writing and presentation skills.
  • Be able to plan outages in line with maintenance strategy.
  • Clear leadership qualities with the ability to co-ordinate maintenance tasks, shutdowns, and project work
  • The ability to work in a manufacturing team and interface with all members

of the team

  • A proactive and solid work ethic.
  • Knowledge of Maximo CMMS will be added advantage
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