Instructor's Summary

Mr. Frank Roos


Mr. Frank Roos, PE, MBA, is a Senior Mechanical Maintenance Engineer with over 35 years of industrial experience within Oil, Gas, Petrochemical and Power industries. His specialization widely covers Reliability Management, Maintenance Management, Facilities & Materials Management, Maintenance Planning & Scheduling, Predictive & Preventive Maintenance, Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM), Root Cause Analysis, Machinery Failure Analysis & Prevention, Engineering Drawings, Codes & Standards, P&ID, Vibration Analysis, Tribology, Thermograph, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulic Systems, Blast Furnace, SAP, CMMS, Industrial Gases & Water and Steam & Compressed Air. His expertise further covers project management, contracts management, negotiation and purchasing process, procurement, human resources management, quality assurance, ISO 9001, planning and warehouse control. He is currently the Plant Manager of Mittal Steel wherein he is in-charge of the overall infrastructure and engineering activities and functions of the whole organization.  Further, he is the Chairman of the short-and medium-term environmental & OHS action committee wherein he is overseeing the revision of South Africa‚Äôs Driven Machinery Regulations. 

Earlier in his career, Mr. Roos worked as the Works and Divisional Manager, General Manager, Engineering Manager, Production Manager, Maintenance Engineer, Logistics & Technical Manager, Project & Design Engineer, Quality Management Officer, Responsible Engineer, Design Engineer, Divisional SHERQ Coordinator, Flight Performance Assistant Engineer, Assistant Engineer, Aviation Apprentice and Senior Aviation Technician in various prestigious and international companies such as the ANGLOVAAL Industries, Cullinan Refractories, ISCOR Refractory, JLouw Group, Improvair Limited, South African Airways, Clayville, Murray & Roberts, SASOL, ESKOM, SPOORNET and Mc Kinsey Group. He has been active in the academe as well as the Lecturer of the University of Technology.

Mr. Roos is a Professional Mechanical Engineer and is currently completing his Doctorate degree in Business Administration (DBA).  He holds MBA degree and obtained various Diplomas as an ISO 9001 Lead Auditor and ISO 1400 Lead Auditor. He is a Board Member of the Maintenance Association, the Institute of Certificate Mechanical & Electrical Engineers, the Royal Aeronautical Society and the Institute of Refrigeration & Air Conditioning.