Vacancy: GMR 2 Appointment: General Machinery Supervisor

(12-month contract)
(Ref: SHERQ/01/2022)
Based in Gauteng


To establish a general machinery supervision office and management system for a major client based in Gauteng.


  • Set up a Management System for the supervision of machinery throughout the portfolio
  • Establish register of all machinery
  • Review and administer process relating to onboarding of new machinery
  • Develop machinery preventative maintenance strategy and procurement strategy
  • Establish preventative maintenance schedules
  • Establish safe work procedures, i.e., standard operating procedures (SOP)
  • Establish training procedures for the safe operation of machinery
  • Be designated as the contact person for the Department of Labour inspectors
  • Oversight of day-to-day operations of all machinery
  • Alignment of machinery deployment with sustainability strategy
  • Ensuring that relevant Health and Safety policies and procedures are adhered to


  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in electrical or mechanical engineering
  • Must be a certified engineer, i.e., in possession of a valid Government Certificate of Competency
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in similar position
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in electrical and/or mechanical engineering background
  • PrEng or PrTech in relevant electrical or mechanical engineering is advantageous
  • Registration as an installation electrician (wireman’s Licence) with DOEL is advantageous
  • Excellent understanding of legal requirements (DMR, EMR & GMR)
  • Driver’s License
  • Excellent knowledge, understanding and application of MS Suite (Word, Excel, PPT, Outlook, Etc.)
  • Previous experience in a management position is advantageous


  • Prioritising: ability to assess requirements and assign priority to ensure that high priority issues are dealt with timeously
  • Problem Solving: ability to think about, research, investigate and advise on complex and challenging issues
  • Systemic Approach: ability to develop, implement and work within a system to ensure uniform approach and outcomes
  • Communication / Motivation: ability to openly communicate with, engage and motivate role players across all levels of the organisation,
  • Project Management: ability to manage multiple projects, services and resources in order to deliver services on time, within budget and to quality
  • Financial acumen: ability to manage costs efficiently and effectively in line with approved budgets
  • Ability to work independently and with teams (team player)

Please submit your CV to Closing date for applications: 28 June 2022

If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful. Appointments are made in line with the company’s Employment Equity Plans