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Maintenance (Mechanical) Team Leader – Chemicals Manufacturing

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
1 week ago
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Job Description


RPO Recruitment is currently representing a well-established chemical manufacturing company in their search for a Maintenance (Mechanical) Team Leader. This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled professional to join a dynamic team and play a key role in ensuring the efficient maintenance of equipment and facilities.


  • Lead and supervise a team of mechanical maintenance technicians.
  • Plan and schedule maintenance activities to minimize downtime and maximize production efficiency.
  • Carry out hands-on mechanical maintenance tasks as needed.
  • Perform root cause analysis and implement corrective actions to prevent equipment failures.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and company policies.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities and equipment performance.
  • Collaborate with other departments to optimize plant operations and improve maintenance practices.



  • BSC Mechanical or Bachelor of Engineer with majors in Mechanical engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in senior mechanical maintenance position, preferably in the chemical manufacturing industry.
  • Proven leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Strong knowledge of maintenance practices and procedures.
  • Good problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Contact RPO Recruitment for your next career opportunity.

  • Salary: negotiable.
  • Our client is offering a highly competitive salary for this role based on experience.
  • Apply for this role today, contact Shannon Thomson or Jamie-Lee McCallum at RPO Recruitment or on LinkedIn
  • You can also visit the RPO Recruitment website: or email us your CV: [email protected]  


We will contact you telephonically in 3 days should you be suitable for this vacancy. If you are not suitable, we will put your CV on file and contact you regarding any future vacancies that arise.