Maintenance Engineer – Mechanical

Location: Johannesburg South

Salary: Market related

Lead Mechanical Maintenance in Vibrant Johannesburg!

Is this you?

You’re a dedicated Mechanical Engineer with a proven track record in maintenance and troubleshooting. Leading a team of professionals in the maintenance and optimisation of mechanical systems is a challenge you’re eager to embrace. Your expertise in diagnosing and efficiently resolving mechanical issues is your strong suit. Safety and compliance are your guiding principles, and you’re well-versed in adhering to industry regulations and best practices. Your strong communication and collaboration skills make you an excellent team player ready to thrive in a dynamic and innovative work environment.

What you’ll be doing (and why you’ll enjoy it)

As a Mechanical Engineer at our organisation, you’ll be at the forefront of ensuring the seamless operation of our state-of-the-art plant. Your passion for mechanical systems and maintenance will be put to the test as you lead a team of approximately 40 professionals in maintenance and troubleshooting activities. This role isn’t just about overseeing; it’s about hands-on involvement, where you’ll diagnose and resolve issues promptly to minimise downtime, ensuring the plant operates at peak performance. The dynamic and collaborative work environment, alongside the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology, will make every day a new and exciting challenge.

Where you’ll be doing it

Join our team in the bustling city of Johannesburg, where innovation and industry excellence intersect. You’ll be based in our well-equipped plant, a hub of advanced engineering and manufacturing. This role offers you the chance to be part of a passionate and dedicated team within our renowned organisation.

What you’ll need

  • A relevant qualification in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • 5-7 years proven experience in mechanical maintenance, ideally in an industrial or manufacturing context.
  • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to guide and inspire a team of maintenance professionals.
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting and repairing mechanical systems.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of safety regulations and industry best practices.
  • Outstanding communication and collaboration abilities.

What you’ll get

By joining our team as a Mechanical Plant Engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our plant’s success. You’ll be part of an organisation that values excellence and innovation, providing you with the support and resources needed to thrive in your role. Alongside a competitive compensation package, you’ll find a dynamic and fulfilling work environment where your skills and dedication will be recognised and rewarded.


If you are a Mechanical Engineer who thrives in a maintenance-focused role, aspires to lead a dynamic team, and seeks a fulfilling career in a forward-thinking organisation, we encourage you to apply. Join us in our quest for excellence and become a driving force in our plant’s success and the overall achievements of our organisation.

How to apply

For a confidential discussion please contact Katharina on (021) 035 1433 or send your CV to k.thieme-schiess(at)

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