Assistant Maintenance Manager at Vuzela Limited

Vuzela Limited is a professional services company with expertise in ISO 9001-2015 Quality Management Systems, and is accredited by Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) as a Management Systems Consultant and Training Organization.

Job Title: Assistant Maintenance Manager - Plastics


  • Assist the Maintenance manager in the maintenance of production machines, buildings and accessories, plant’s Electrical, Mechanical, Hydraulic, and Facility Maintenance activities to ensure a safe and profitable facility.
  • Coordinate and assist day to day activities within the Maintenance department including breakdowns, preventive and predictive maintenance and projects.
  • Minimize downtime through analysis, corrective action, training, team building, and process improvements. 
  • Develop and enforce plant and departmental policies and procedures. 
  • Assist in managing capital expenditure projects.
  • All activities must be carried out in line with best global manufacturing and accepted engineering standards
  • Analyse situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Develop preventive and predictive maintenance programs that will help in reducing overall unplanned down time and increase overall equipment reliability
  • Promote plant goals such as Safety, Quality, and Production.
  • Monitor, track, and analyse production efficiencies in Manufacturing.
  • Direct capital program for the facility, including costing, justifying where applicable, procurement, installation, cost control and as required
  • Coordinate and assist in all new installations and machine/facility rebuilding or repair as per accepted engineering standard
  • Delegate daily work assignments.
  • Meet operational needs and requirements within budget.
  • Plan and organize work to meet schedules and timelines in an environment with constantly changing priorities.
  • Develops or revises standard operational procedures and implement agreed SOP’s in compliance with standards and procedures
  • Assist with implementation of safety equipment for plant equipment and compliance of plant and equipment with safety requirements.
  • Assure new equipment reviews are conducted on all new and modified equipment
  • Continuously improve reliability
  • Assist with engineering store controls
  • Additional duties as defined by management


  • Mechanical/Electrical Engineering degree or HND
  • 10 – 15 years post NYSC qualification.
  • Experience in Injection plastic manufacturing environment
  • Result oriented and able to handle multiple projects.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Must have vast hands on experience
  • knowledge of injection moulding machines including Hydraulic main and control systems, Mechanical, Electrical, and PLC
  • Must possess good communications skills, both written and oral.Strong attention to detail
  • Strong analytical, numerical, statistical, computer, and reasoning skills.
  • Excellent MS Office experience.
  • Demonstrates organizational and team building skills.
  • Strong presentation skills.

Location: Lagos

Closing Date
11th October, 2016.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's to:


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