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LOTI BRICK (PTY) LTD, MASERU LESOTHO (Oct 2010 – Current)


Job Title: ENGINEERING MANAGER (Oct 2011 - Current)

Core Responsibilities: Management of electrical and mechanical engineering activities at clay brick manufacturing plant

  • Maintenance: Ensuring 95% plant availability, Monitoring planned maintenance strategies, spares availability, condition-monitoring activities (temperature and vibrations analyses, oil analysis, etc), quality inspections of maintenance jobs, failure root-cause analysis, Fault-finding (last resort), and Maintenance budget control.
  • Projects: MCC design (DOL, Soft-Starts, VSD, Switchgears, etc), Control panels re-design, Plant upgrade project manager, Energy efficiency improvement, Mechanical and Electrical systems improvement designs, etc
  • Management tasks: Engineering staff management, Performance appraisals, Recruitment of new stuff, Training and mentorship, SHE standards enforcement, Compilation of SOP, etc.
  • Courses attended: Microsoft Project

Job Title: MAINTENANCE PLANNER (Oct 2010 - Sept 2011)

Core Responsibilities: Maintenance planning and projects at clay brick manufacturing plant (grinding rollers, conveyor systems, extruder, artificial dryers, kiln, etc)

  • Maintenance tasks: maintenance projects management, maintenance scheduling (CMMS), spares procurement, budgeting, fault-finding, breakdowns analysis, condition-monitoring, on: Main transformer, Back-up Generator, Switch-gear, Motors, MCC, pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical drives, conveyor belts, bearings, Omron and Mitsubishi PLC, CX Supervisor SCADA, transducers, etc
  • Projects: Electro-mechanical systems design; major plant upgrade project (upgrade analysis, business plan, RFPs, project planning and management)
  • IT tasks: Company web design; software, computers and network maintenance.
  • Management tasks: Acting on absence of Manufacturing Manager, Performance appraisals, Training and mentorship, recruitment of staff.
  • Courses attended: Microsoft Project

Achievement: Special Contribution Award for developing an interactive company website 2011

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 August 2012 17:44