Nell - Supervisor/Maintenance Foreman/Millwright - Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Marius Nell

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa


Supervisor/Maintenance Foreman/Millwright


Olifantsfontein Qualified Millwright in 1989.Became Foreman in 1996 at Columbus Stainless and is always involved with maintenance on equipment.

Work History


Maintenance Foreman

Silica Quartz

January 2007 - July 2012


Manage breakdowns
Provide guidance and advice on Technical issues, Safety and Quality
Install and maintain 36" Telsmith Crusher
Maintain Telsmith 18-32 Jaw Crusher
Install and maintain Pilot Crushtech AC210 vertical impact crushers
Maintain Dabmar Screens
Maintain Coalburned Dryer to dry wet Silica Sand
Install Oil Burner Dryer and Maintain
Maintain VibraMech screen
Maintain and install several conveyors
Maintain Washplant
Maintain 6/4 Warman Pumps And KSB Pumps
Maintain 760 Linatex Seperators
Maintain Mobile Plant - Bell B25 Dumpers, Hyundai Excavators, Hyundai 770 Wheel Loader, SEM 693B Wheel loaders
Maintain Fork lifts
Maintain all LDV's
Order spares to maintain Plant


Fanie van der Bank 0823871492 013-6657917
Dries van Veen 0823463187 013-6657917
Vala Nokonya 0839526169
Zelda Erasmus 0834427447 013-6657903

Shift Millwright

Mc Cain Foods

October 2005 - December 2006


Paul Rontgen 084 625 2975
Chris Smit 082 565 0530

Maintenance Foreman

B&E Silica

March 2004 - April 2005

YEARS OF SERVICE: 13 Months (15/03/2004 - 25/04/2005)

SECTION: Crushing and Wash Plant
POSITION HELD: Maintenance Foreman


Own Business

(part time until 2009)


Manage breakdowns
Provide guidance and advice on Technical issues, Safety and Quality.
Manage the implementation of various programs-QS 9000, 20Keys, HR and Maintenance plan in the Hotmill on a daily basis.
Ensure that the Rollshop delivers a good quality, service, flow and a consistent availability of rolls to the Mills.
Co ordinate and ensure that Business drivers are obtained and met.
Ensure that the process is controlled effectively in order to meet operational targets.
Ensure that all resources are used effectively.
Ensure that adhering to all company policies and procedures relating to quality and safety standards controls the process.
Ensure that all investigations concerning delays longer than 60 minutes are done.
Ensure that work practices are constantly reviewed and optimised in order to comply with world class standards.
Co ordinate and control all safety and environmental issues on a shift basis.
Ensure that all incidents are reported and investigated on a 24-hour turn around time.
Ensure that schedule adherence is met daily.
Make cost effective decisions on a daily basis to ensure optimum plant and employee availability.
Train and develop team.
Ensure that Morale is high and motivate people constantly.
Ensure that the team is filled with competent and motivated employees that fulfil a whole job.
Ensure that expenses are controlled within budget parameters.
Develop clear goals and measurements for Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety and Morale.
Ensure that plant is maintained to ensure optimum machine availability.
Identify problems and seek root cause and rectify.
Empower the team and promote responsibility.
Lead by example and is respected by the team.
Ensure that the team is aligned to the Columbus and Business unit mission.
Review and update Quality and SWI on a regular basis.
Attend and hold meetings when required.
Authorise store requisitions.
Authorise free food budget.
Approve overtime.
Approve leave.
Discipline people.


January 2000 - December 2000


January 1997 - December 1999



Up to December 1996

Team Manager


Qualifications & Certifications

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