Shift Supervisor

Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2016, Wärtsilä's net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world.

Services Contract Management has the execution responsibility for three contract types: Operation & Maintenance (O&M) agreements, Maintenance agreements and Technical Management agreements. Globally the business covers over 500 installations both on land and sea and is one of the strategic growth areas within the Services Division.

We are now looking for a new team member to join our team in Ndola, Zambia.
Application deadline 2018-01-26
Position description Operate and maintain the plant during the shift according to company policies and procedures.

-Maintain plant power production at the output designated by management.

-Operate plant within the acceptable loading envelope under plant dispatch directives from utility.

-Assist in start-up, shutdown and normal operations of the power plant systems.

-Complete and maintain all logs and running records in a clear and concise manner according to guidelines.

-Supervise all operations technician in designated shift.

-Take corrective action during system operational disturbance and/or bring such problems to the attention of the Operations Manager.

-Communicate effectively the condition of the plant equipment and performance to plant personnel.

-Maintain the plant in a clean and safe condition at all times.

-Perform emergency procedures in order to protect personnel and equipment in case of damage or failure of safety deficiencies.

-Utilize all tools, equipment, and accessories in such a manner so as to maximize useful operating life.

-Assist in the safe and efficient operation of the plant by bringing violations of subordinates to the attention of the Operations Manager.

-Provide the relieving Shift Supervisor with a complete handover bringing to his attention any operational disturbances, malfunctions or abnormalities.

-Perform planned and corrective maintenance as directed and as needed and to account for all parts and materials, supplies and fluids used in the performance of that work.

-Implement and maintain plant maintenance management system (MAXIMO)

-Preformed back up on both MAXIMO and network server as assigned by plant manager

-Track plant statistical performance, production ,root cause analysis and make recommendation to Operation manager

-Update plant operation data and Create plant statistical reports as required

-Responsible for the safe and economic operation and maintenance of the plant during the designated shift.
-To comply with all safety regulations including isolation, lock out and tag out

Requirements General Skills:
Cost awareness & effectiveness

Local legislation & labour laws
Wärtsilä quality, safety & environment. Skills
Management & Leadership competencies
Management & Leadership
C. Team building
D. Communication
E. Management skills
F. Problem solving and decision making

Professional Skills
Contract Activities
Fuel & lube oil management
Operation management
Power Dispatch Management

Engine and technical skills (Contract Management)

Engine Control System knowledge.
Parameter trending & analysis
Plant cond. & efficiency monitoring
Store & tool keeping knowledge.

Prof / Auxiliary Systems

Charge air system
Compressed air systems
Cooling water systems
Emission reduction systems
Exhaust gas systems
Fuel system
Gas fuel systems
Injection support systems
Lubricating oil systems
Sludge reduction systems
Steam systems

Prof / Electrical Systems
Electrical knowledge

Prof / Medium speed engines knowledge
Scheduled maintenance, MS

Prof / Plant control systems
Operator´s station knowledge

Prof / Technical analysis
Trouble shooting of electrical equipment
Trouble shooting, mechanical
Service Workshop general skills
Technical drawings and flow charts

Technical skills
Engine knowledge, MS

Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (or the equivalent preferred)or having Advanced Technician certificate 3 to 5 years preferably at power plant.
-Medium speed diesel experience
-Supervisory experience
Contact person to give further information Momtaz Hasan
Country South Africa
Job area Contract Delivery