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Section Head - Central Crane Mechanical-MM&W (50046745)


Central Mechanical Maintenance 

Shift Scheduling


General Summary

Providing engineering advice and front-line technical support to  Cranes Mechanical maintenance team to ensure smooth operation of plant (minimize down time and increase the plant availability & consumption of spares with cost consciousness).


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Leadership and Supervision:

  • Develop a highly competent and motivated work force. Prepare staff reports, task and targets, development plan, training and leave schedules.
  • Prepare maintenance plans for all mechanical equipment’s of Material Handling & Cranes in coordination with the planning section.

    Discuss operations problems for optimization with operations department in coordination with the Departmental Manager.

    To lead, develop, train and evaluate Material Handling & Crane maintenance team (instruction and guidance to Supervisors, Sr. Technicians & Technicians)

    Budgeting & Costing:

    Responsible for preparing & proposing accurate annual budgets for management approval to implement the operational plan effectively and managing maintenance activities within the allocated budgetary provisions to ensure cost effectiveness.

    Planning for Contingency:

    Responsible for planning and execution of scheduled preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance and major repairs to optimize production & reduce downtime.

    Responsible for trouble shooting during breakdowns all related equipment and facilities.

    Responsible for Cranes periodical load testing, planning & ensuring the legal requirements for lifting tools & tackle one applied & Color Code System as well.

    Identify frequent equipment failure and breakdowns and find out the root cause to solve the problems (if required modifying the existing design).


Essential Duties and Responsibilities(Contd)

 Manage Delivery Targets:

Manage Mechanical Maintenance Material Handling section & Cranes resources and activities and ensure deliveries are met according to agreed tasks and targets in a professional, responsible and cost effective manner.

Safety, Quality & Environment:

To follow all relevant safety, quality, health and environmental management policies, procedures & also ensure awareness about these in his staff.

 Policies and Procedural Implementation:

Ensure that all mechanical equipment’s of Material Handling & Cranes are inspected, maintained or overhauled in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner, according to best maintenance philosophies, procedures and practices.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities required

Effective communication skill.

Knowledge of IT (MS - Office) & SAP (Plant Maintenance & Material Management).

Knowledge & Experience of CBM / RCM / TPM.

Good knowledge in preventive and corrective maintenance of Material Handling Equipment’s.

Knowledge of ISO 9000 / 14000 and OHSAS 18000 standard


Minimum Education Qualification (Education Degree)

Bacheloer in Engineering

Any preferred professional training

Professional Experience (Must haves)

About 8-12 years’ experience in Material handling & Crane Plant Mechanical Maintenance as Head Mechanical or equivalent

Previous Experience/exposure Recommendations

  • Aware by the legal regulations for Cranes & lifting equipment inspection & testing

Key Performance Indicators

  • Retain ‘Health, Safety and Environment’ with Zero accidents incurred by personnel


  • ‘Resource Planning’ for cost for repairs, maintenance and downtime


  • Retain ‘availability of plant’ through ensuring scheduling and preparing equipment’s


  • Lead ‘ corrective action’ for prompt clarification, resolutions and results of problems


  • Rectification of reviewed equipment with ‘smooth transition and production’


  • Retain ‘Health, Safety and Environment’ with Zero accidents incurred by personnel

Behavioural Competencies

Commitment to Result & Quality (Middle Management & Senior Employees)
Customer Orientation
Drive Health & Safety Culture (Middle Management & Senior Employees)
Effective Communication (Middle Management & Senior Employees)
Innovation & Change Management
Leadership & Developing People
Planning, Executing & Decision Making

Technical Competencies

Working Condition Requirement

Concussion Low
Dirt Low
Dust Level Low
Exposure to Chemicals Low
Exposure to light Low
Exposure to sun Low
Gases & Vapors Low
Heat Level Low
Hindering Safety Gear Low
Humidity Level Low
Lack of light Low
Oil & Grease Low
Risk of Accident Low
Risk of Cold Low
Working in heights Low