Contract type: Permanent
Location: South - Johor Bahru
Industry: Chemical
Salary: RM 6,000 - 9,000 Depends on experiences (5 days/week)
Start date: 16 Jul 2020
Job Reference: 38729
Contact details: Yong Sue Sin
Contact email:
Job published: 13 days ago


  • Business Nature: Oleochemical / palm oil
  • Location: Gelang Patah, Johor Bahru
  • Salary: RM  (5 days Mon to Fri)
  • The position reports to the Maintenance Manager.
  • Lead and manage the maintenance team, either  mechanical OR electrical and utilities.
  • Responsible for the safe and effective maintenance, repair or replacement of the plant equipment, facilities and utilities to ensure and support a robust production system and maximum production quantity and quality, while supporting the global policies, goals and objectives of the company.
  • Initiate, implement and manage the plant maintenance program based on best practices in the oleo-chemical-food industry, with an emphasis on planned preventive maintenance. These activities are to be conducted in co-operation with the production team on the site.
  • Initiate and carry out projects improving energy and plant efficiency or a reduction in operating costs.
  • Optimization of spare parts inventory - monitor the usage and inventories of space parts, maintenance supplies, equipment, initiate re-ordering and actively source local suppliers where possible – thus ensuring the highest degree of stability on the site.
  • Prepare reports, analyze data and make recommendations for improving plant operation and solving maintenance-related problems 
  • Manage engineering projects with optimization engineer and cross-functional teams, including actively participating and contributing to new product developments as and when required.
  • Manage projects to ensure timely project completion within budget, meeting expectations and company standards.
  • Ensure compliance to all GMP requirements; comply with ISO, HACCP, and other related certification systems by being a part of a future Q and EHS-team within the organization.
  • Participate to ensure the factory’s occupational health, safety and environment compliance
  • Ensure competency and development of subordinates by providing coaching and mentoring – including daily field trouble-shooting assistance. 


  • Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical Engineering or its equivalent.
  • 5 years experience in maintenance in manufacturing industry, hands on experience is a must. Preferably with food industry experience.  
  • Possesses strong leadership and able to lead a team.
    IT savvy.
  • Good command of English and good interpersonal skills.