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Working with us at MAN Energy Solutions South Africa

In a competitive global environment, MAN Energy Solutions South Africa sustains its position thanks to outstanding engineering achievements and the highest quality in manufacturing.
This is only possible because of the rigorous advanced training and motivation of all our employees. For this reason, we promote our employees' initiative, willingness to learn and support their growth through systematic personnel development.

MAN Energy Solutions South Africa currently employs approximately 180 staff across four main locations and we are committed to training and empowering our workforce.


Current Job Opportunities

We currently have no vacanies, but please visit us again the future.

Mechanical Workshop Foreman

What you should know about us:

MAN Energy Solutions enables it customers to achieve sustainable value creation in the transition towards a carbon neutral future. Addressing tomorrow's challenges within the marine, energy and industrial sectors, we improve efficiency and performance at a systematic level. Leading the way in advanced engineering for more than 250 years, we provide a unique portfolio of technologies. Headquartered in Germany, MAN Energy Solutions employs some 15,000 people at over 120 sites globally. Our after sales brand, MAN PrimeServ offers a vast network of service centers to our customers all over the world.


We can offer you the following tasks:

  • Detailed Manpower resource planning of all mechanical aspects of repair and manufacturing activities within the PrimeServ Workshop.
  • Supervision, training and leadership of all the mechanical activities within the service workshop including work on breakdowns and on emergency repairs of client equipment.
  • Manage and control of any sub-contractors engaged and working within the service workshop.
  • Engagement and reporting of progress to the Workshop operations team, Engineering team, all internal customers and stakeholders, highlighting risks, technical issues, and assisting to actively provide solutions to achieve customer delivery times, manage costs, ensuring to achieve a high quality standard of work, and ensuring the safety of all Service workshop staff.
  • Actively manage all safety hazards and risks within the service workshop in line with all legal requirements.
  • Technical support and on the job training to all personnel in the service works.
  • Leadership and management of the service workshop mechanical staff, development and improvement of skills, competencies and in house capabilities to support the business.
  • Plan, administer, control and forecast the required resources in terms of manpower, equipment and spare parts in coordination with Machine shop foreman, Inspection foreman, the Engineering team, Planning team and Workshop Manager.
  • Control and ensure that all tools and equipment to ensure that all are maintained, stored and organised properly and are safe to use and fit for their intended purpose.
  • Ensure a high level of housekeeping discipline within the team.
  • Provide active and highly effective leadership of the mechanical service team to ensure results, performance, employee motivation, satisfaction and a strong team spirit.
  • Measure and Monitor performance of mechanical staff employees.
  • Take disciplinary action when required.
  • Monitor and control workshop expenses
  • Consider and authorise workshop expenses win line with budgets and existing company financial controls and procedures.

You can help us with these qualifications:

  • 5 years of professional experience in related field
  • Degree/Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical / Technical) Management qualification, Qualified Artisan ( Fitter and Turner, Millwright) Olifantsfontein Trade Certificate
  • Experience working in a similar industry on turbo machinery parts
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
  • You must have a broad understanding of operational behaviour of turbomachinery, their components and their principle and control philosophies 
  • You must also possess strong analytical skills as well as a vital mind and intuition to explore root causes of given problems
  • Suitable candidates must be an expert and familiar with the following:
  • General maintenance of rotating equipment and machinery
  • Inspection, repair, manufacturing and refurbishment of Steam / Gas Turbines, axial, centrifugal and gear compressors, including a variety of pumps, valves, gearboxes, and all associated parts.
  • Ability to use precision measuring equipment essential

That is important to us:

Integrity and compliance are essential elements of our corporate culture. We firmly support diversity and equal opportunities and are therefore looking forward to receiving a diverse range of applications. Just click on "contact us" and start your career with us.


Contact us


MAN Energy Solutions South Africa
123 Greenhills Road, Henville, Germiston, 1429
South Africa

Nathania Davids
P +27 11 842 0713