EAPCC Maintenance Manager Job in Athi River Kenya

Be part of the transformation and join a leading manufacturing company

East African Portland Cement Company Limited (EAPCC) is a leading cement
manufacturer, situated in Athi River about 30km from Nairobi, and
pioneered the manufacture of cement in East Africa in 1933. 

Having
started as trading company importing cement, it has grown over the
years and now produces about 1.3 million tons of cement per annum.
The cement manufactured by East African Portland Cement Company,
is sold under the brand name Blue Triangle Cement and has been
instrumental in the regions social-economic development as virtually all
spheres of development have benefited from the use of Blue Triangle
Cement.
The company has undergone turbulence in recent times and now
intends to implement a restructuring program designed to transform its
operations. 
As part of this program the Company is seeking to fill the following positions:

Maintenance Manager

Ref:
EAPCC/MM /01/07/2012

Reporting to the Head of Production Operations the Maintenance Manager will be responsible 
for formulating and implementing cost effective maintenance strategies for functional ability, 
availability and reliability of the plant and equipments to optimize production.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and improve the maintenance department strategies, goals, objectives and 
    operational principles in line with company goals and objectives.
  • Manage the maintenance functions in a view to cost effectively maintain and improve 
    the company assets for higher availability and reliability.
  • Provide technical advice to address plant failures, trouble shooting and during jobs ex
    ecution in a view to ensure jobs are done safely, accurately, efficiently and cost effectively.
  • Control recourses utilization within the section for efficient achievement for set targets at optimum cost.
  • Supervises outsourced service providers/contracts for delivery of quality goods and services as per specifications.
  • Works with project engineering to ensure the reliability and maintainability of new and 
    modified installations.
  • Participate in the development of design and installation specifications along with commissioning plant and equipments.
  • Professionally and systematically define, design, develop, monitor and refine plant and equipment maintenance plans including condition monitoring, preventive maintenance 
    and scheduled shutdown maintenance.
  • Develops engineering solutions to repetitive failures and all other problems that adversely affect plant operations.
  • Provide value analysis reports on the plant and equipments including asset utilization, overall equipment effectiveness, remaining useful life, repair/replace, repair/redesign 
    and make/buy decisions.
  • Continuously develop a highly motivated, crossed- skilled team through staff appraisal and training every year.
  • Promote safe working environment to ensure zero lost time accidents and compliance with statutory requirements.
  • Continuously benchmark on plant and asset improvement areas to achieve world class performance parameters.

We would like to discuss this position with interested but qualified candidates who satisfy the 
following minimum qualifications;

  • University Degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or any other equivalent
  • Masters in Business Administration will be an added advantage.
  • At least 7 years relevant working experience ¡n a heavy plant maintenance, fabrication and maintenance planning preferably in a manufacturing company 3 of which should be in senior management position.
  • Strong interpersonal and people management skills
  • Impeccable trouble shooting and analytical skills
  • Good communication and leadership skills
  • Unquestionable character and integrity.
  • Focused , organized and able to work under pressure
  • Flexible and able to work for long and odd hours
  • Good team player, networker, self motivated, creative and innovative.
If you believe you fit any of the required profiles, please send your
application with a CV containing details of your qualifications,
experience, present position, current remuneration as well as copies of
academic/professional certificates and full contact details of three (3)
professional references to:
The Managing Director,
East African Portland Cement Company Ltd.
P.O Box 20 code 00204
Athi River
To be received not later than 24th July, 2012 at 12.00 pm.
Only qualified candidates will receive a response.


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