Mechanical Engineer Job in Kenya

Mechanical Engineer

Company based along Mombasa Road is looking for a Mechanical Engineer and at least 10 years’ experience in the FMCG Industry.

Reporting to the Operations Manager
Staff reporting to him:

  • Workshop fitters / machinists, welder & plumber
  • Maintenance fitters / mechanical and electrical
Initial responsibilities:
  • If required, re-Structure the Maintenance Department according to best practice
  • Evaluate qualifications and capabilities of existing staff on hand, implement training programs for potentials
  • Terminate and replace if necessary, recruit additional if required
Main responsibilities in the current manufacturing facility are:
  • Establish, implement and execute preventive maintenance for all production- and  auxiliary equipment and machinery to ensure maximum utilization for production
  • Plan and execute annual overhaul works as per, over the year monitored and recorded break-down records, required works or replacements
  • Prepare annual maintenance budget, implement cost-monitor & cost-control systems bases on utilization and efficiencies of M&E
  • Ensure sufficient stocks of spares to prevent excessive down-time of M&E
  • Keep updated on new processes and equipment, communicate with industry and suppliers
Main responsibilities for the new factory project are:
  • Support senior management in developing the most efficient factory lay-out, M&E foot-print considering best processing procedures and logical material through-put
  • Liaise with architect and contractors on project management-control basis; oversee all construction and civil-works and installations of M&E, electrics, utilities, etc.
  • Report in-time to senior management on progress, completion of work-stages and possible delays
  • Travel overseas to certify, commission on-site filling- and packaging equipment as per specifications and performance trial-runs
  • Train relevant engineering staff on best-practice basis to maintain and repair new M&E

Salary: Ksh.300 – 450,000 depending on experience

Deadline: 25th June 2012

Please send an up to date CV, stating position you are interested in, current salary, accompanied by at least 3 referee telephone numbers/email addresses to;

Summit recruitment & Training, Rhino House, Karen Road, Karen

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job

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