Maintenance Engineer - Lae

We have an immediate requirement for a Maintenance Engineer based in Lae, reporting to the Engineering Manager.

Main duties include:

  • Maintain a safe working environment and ensure safety standards are embedded in daily activities.
  • Develop basic maintenance plans for all assets using CMMS [Maximo]
  • Ensure basic spare part segmentation and defined critical spares.
  • Ensuring the CMMS [Maximo] has as-built asset data to the required detail level and is suitable for proper failure analysis.
  • Ensure asset drawings, documents, permits (licenses), and warranties are up-to-date and completed.
  • Restore the machine’s basic conditions based upon ABC prioritization.
  • Support with the development of strategic Maintenance Pillar plan, Organization structure, and established basic standards and processes.
  • Active monitoring and control of the CMMS.
  • Conduct OPI Performance Killer Pareto, -analysis and follow-up.
  • Technical leadership and control in assuring proper breakdown analysis.
  • Support line performance with MTBx improvement strategy.
  • Develop basic maintenance supplier agreements and/or SLAs.
  • Carry out the deployment of losses on shop floor level to align maintenance activities for better line performance
  • Provide proper preventive maintenance input for the maintenance-planning department.
  • Technical leadership and control in restoring basic conditions per zone.
  • Support maintenance team leaders if required
  • Support Capex project leader if required
  • Proper and consistent interfacing between brewery and corporate.
  • Support operators responsible for maintenance of equipment basic conditions.
  • Support Improvement initiatives on focus equipment.
  • Ensure the Proper Tagging for defects requiring maintenance.
  • Ensure compliance with food/safety standards during maintenance work.
  • Functional maintenance KPI dashboard.

Qualification and Experience:

  • Preferably Bachelor level.
  • 2 – 5 years of Maintenance experience and managing of people.
  • General knowledge of maintenance engineering processes, i.e., have basic knowledge of cost driver and performance killer analysis, ABC criticality ranking, preventive maintenance, critical spare parts selection, item segmentation & inventory management, and asset performance management.
  • Good knowledge of maintenance operations and CMMS (i.e., asset master data key-user and becoming/training for asset master data expert).
  • Excellent technical maintenance analysis- and reporting skills.
  • People management and leadership.
  • Facilitating skills/ability to organize and facilitate workshops for multidisciplinary teams.
  • TPM/Lean/6 Sigma, etc.

To apply please forward your application letter and CV with the subject titled “Maintenance Engineer – Lae” to email:

Screening applies to all received CVs.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday 11th July 2022.