Maintenance Planner

Reference: 9229 SJ
Consultant: Sone Johnson 

Job Description: 

  • Implement maintenance strategies and develop maintenance procedures.
  • Utilize latest maintenance management tools to ensure effective maintenance of all assets.
  • Proactively manage communication and relationships with all customers.
  • Act as liaison between customers and Facilities Management staff.
  • Apply the latest maintenance safety technologies to ensure best-in-class maintenance safety performance and statutory compliance.
  • Develop detailed work packages from preventive maintenance routine (PMR) findings and corrective maintenance activities for all maintenance teams.
  • Analyse and screen corrective maintenance (CM) job cards and burning maintenance issues for opportunities to perform root cause failure analysis to prevent future failures.
  • Coordinate root cause analysis.
  • Attend to procedural and equipment issues that arise and require engineering evaluation and direction to improve specific maintenance procedures.
  • Assist Maintenance supervisors with technical problems as may be required from time to time.
  • Analyse spare parts inventory requirements and continuously improve inventory control.
  • Compile periodic reports (weekly/monthly/quarterly/annually) to ensure Facilities Management Leadership has up to date information for decision making.
  • Implement Facilities Management’s procurement requirements for spares, materials, and outsourced work. 


  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Trade test with maintenance experience
  • 2 years administrative experience within an engineering or similar environment
  • 2 years working experience as a maintenance planner.
  • Computer Literacy
  • Syspro experience is advantageous.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good time management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

How to Apply: 

  • Email your comprehensive CV to 
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system. 
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice. 
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.