Electrical Technician Job in Kenya

Duma Works is recruiting an Electrical Technician for one of our clients.  
The company is a market leader in the production of grocery brands in Kenya.

Job Purpose
The candidate will report to the maintenance engineer and specifically handled electronics and electrical works in the following specific areas:

  • Bottling or canning lines ( PET bottles  or Glass  Bottles )
  • FFS machines mainly for powders or granulated products
  • Thick viscous products filling ( PET bottles or Cans)
  • Labellers and coding machines
  • Proven to work with Siemens, Allen Bradley and Mitsubishi software is very key
  • Must be fully versed with local and international electrical standards and regulatory issues and MUST be able to work with electrical and circuit diagrams
  • Energy management with a deep understanding of energy losses, waste streams identification , best practices in electrical energy conservation, ability to initiate speedy improvements and medium term projects arising from energy audits or surveys
  • Study equipment electrical diagrams and circuits ,blueprints, schematics, manuals, or other specifications to determine electrical  installation procedures in line with electrical safety standards
  • Strong ability to work with electro pneumatics systems especially for bottling and liquid filling lines, volumetric linear and rotary thick fluid fillers, packaging formers Shrink-wrapping machines, Form fill and seal powder machines, air systems among others
  • Play a leading role in energy conservation activities/projects in line with business energy policies and cost saving measures.
  • Execute energy survey and audit findings or other initiatives either self-generated or delegated
  • Ably trouble shoot software related issues especially Siemens S7, Allen Bradley , Mitsubishi among others including handling programming issues
  • Ability to automate operations to reduce and/ or eliminate non value adding tasks
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance, condition monitoring tasks   to detect and forestall problems while escalating complex issues beyond their control to the engineer in a sustainable  manner
  • Not less than 4 years actively involved in maintenance work, energy management, trouble shooting and design work
  • Diploma in Electrical/electronic Engineering –, HND in electrical/electronic engineering is an added advantage. 
  • Knowledge in TPM/Lean Sigma   concepts  preferred
  • The potential candidate must have worked in a foods factory
How to Apply
Deadline for applications is on 11th January 2016

Applications to be sent by email to apply@dumaworks.com marking the subject as “2007”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 2007, Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx.  

Please include

(1) cover letter describing your interest (please include your salary expectations / range)

(2) Your Resume (or CV) including references

Applications will be treated confidentially. 

If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

* When applying to any job through Duma Works, you can expect that after you apply, you will receive a confirmation email, and then an SMS alert asking you to take a basic screening test over SMS. The SMS with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test, and if you ever have any issues with the process, please reach out to 0702093793.

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Updated: January 7, 2016 — 3:58 am