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Manager: Process Engineering Facilities

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Date Added 14 Mar 2019
Expiry Date 11 Apr 2019
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Stellenbosch University

Western Cape

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Role details:
Stellenbosch University

Department of Process Engineering

Manager: Process Engineering Facilities
(Ref. ING04/067/0319)

The Department of Process Engineering offers a strong undergraduate programme in Chemical Engineering, as well as significant research in the areas of Bioresource Engineering, Extractive Metallurgy, Separations Technology, Waste Valorisation and Water Technology. In support of constructive and effective operation, the Department requires a Facilities Manager who can provide a strong contribution in support of these operations.
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- Managing and coordinating physical infrastructure support, including related planning, general maintenance, testing, inspections, cleaning and effective space utilisation;
- Coordinating all aspects of occupational health and safety, fire, safety and security, including general supervision of laboratories, legislative compliance, emergency preparedness and safety training of students, staff and contractors;
- Facilitating support to undergraduate and postgraduate laboratory experiments, including planning, managing and maintaining equipment;
- Assisting with activities such as marketing and other, similar activities within the department and broader faculty context.


- A three-year diploma in chemical or mechanical engineering, or a BSc (Chemistry) degree, or a similar tertiary qualification on NQF level 6;
- Demonstrated technical competency in process technologies with excellent managerial skills;
- A minimum of four years’ applicable practical experience;
- Good interpersonal skills;
- Good written and verbal communication skills;
- The ability to function in a multicultural and multilingual environment.


- Experience in facilities management and health-and-safety management;
- Experience in technical asset management.

Commencement of duties: 1 May 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter

Closing date: 29 March 2019

Enquiries regarding the job content: Prof. André Burger on 021 808 4494, or at ajburger@sun.ac.za

Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits, as well as technical assistance with the electronic application process: Human Resources Client Services Centre on 021 808 2753

The University will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity Plan, which acknowledges the need to diversify the demographic composition of the staff corps, especially with regard to the appointment of suitable candidates from the designated groups.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae (including the names and contact details of at least two referees), must reach the University before or on the closing date of the advertised post.

Candidates may be subjected to appropriate psychometric testing and other selection instruments.

Should no feedback be received from the University within four weeks of the closing date, kindly accept that your application did not succeed.