AVI Limited: Assistant Maintenance Planner

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  • Post published:Sep 22, 2021
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Job Description:

An exciting opportunity exists for an Assistant Maintenance Planner at NATIONAL BRANDS LIMITED Isando, Biscuits factory.  The purpose of the role is to provide support to the Maintenance Planning function and ensure that all maintenance activities are effectively planned, coordinated and executed. 

Key Performance Areas:

  • Planning and coordinating daily maintenance activities, including adhoc tasks
  • Assist with the generation and updating of the weekly maintenance plan
  • Support Engineering team – Safety (LOTO, PTW, SOP’s) & Housekeeping
  • Schedule and allocate PM schedules to resources on CMMS, then compile a pre-approved list and send it for approval
  • Prepare, compile and update data for Weekly Score Card
  • Perform master data – Updating of PM schedules as per management
  • Follow up with completed projects, then add new components on the system
  • Create PR’s for: Electrical, Services, Process, Safety, Mechanical, Stores & Projects department (SAP)
  • Perform general maintenance related administrative tasks as stipulated by the Maintenance Planner

Minimum Requirements:


  • 3 years’ experience in maintenance planning
  • 3 years’ experience within a high speed manufacturing environment


  • Grade 12
  • A completed course in maintenance planning practices would be an added advantage
  • N6/T3/S4 diploma or equivalent in an Engineering field would be advantageous
  • Engineering field is not a requirement, but would be an advantage
  • In possession of a recognized trade test as a Fitter or Millwright with a recognised institution / something equivalent to BTech.

Additional Requirements:

  • Further Courses, certifications, professional affiliations (Microsoft Projects)
  • Competency in computerized maintenance management system (Shopware, Pragma, SAP, etc.).
  • MS Projects is essential


  • Thinking Analytically
  • Documenting Facts
  • Building Relationships
  • Articulating Information
  • Meeting Deadlines
  • Attention to Detail
  • Planning & Organising

Closing date: 05 October 2021