Job Title
Fleet Technical Manager
Employment Type
Full Time
5 to 10 years
R1100000 to R1300000
Job Published
28 October 2021
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Technical Fleet Manager (Shipping)

R1.1m - R1.3m plus bonus

Cape Town

Superb career opportunity with global FMCG Group. Reporting into the Operations Director you will be responsible for ensuring the Company’s vessels are 100% operational to meet with the agreed business objectives.

Key Performance areas


  • Implement planned maintenance, development procedures and standards in accordance with legislative requirements, internal policies, and procedures to ensure smooth operation of the Fleet
  • Liaising with clients, crew and local stakeholders
  • Reduce costs and improve reliability of fleet
  • Improve operating efficiencies and reduce breakdowns
  • Logistics of activities during off-season is well planned and effective in conjunction with fleet maintenance team
  • Responsible for ensuring that the documentation and filing system is in accordance with the company’s Code
  • Monitor, manage and report technical operations and performance of assigned technicians, in conjunction with the on-board management, to ensure that applicable requirements for safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental objectives are met
  • Conducting Company Quality/Health and Safety and Environmental Audits
  • Identify and initiate plant capital expenditure in line with company policies and procedures
  • Management, discipline and developing of fleet maintenance, workshop, safety and net personnel.

Qualifications and experience

  • Relevant BSc or BTech Degree in Marine, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 5 to 10 years’ experience in a Marine technical operation, ideally Fishing.
  • SAMSA and OSH act proficient
  • MS Office and SAP knowledge, specifically regarding the management of maintenance & capex