General Plastics Mold Technician Job in Kenya

Vacancy: Mold Technician
Our client is General Plastics is the premier manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging in Kenya and the East Africa region. 
Their product range includes plastic bottles, jars, tubs, closures, caps and pumps. 
Our customers cover the personal care, pharmaceutical, food & beverage, agro-industrial, automotive lubricants, chemical and the household products markets. 

In manufacturing we employ blow moulding, injection molding and stretch blow technologies with a variety of materials including PET, HDPE, Polyproplene, PVC, Polystyrene, LDPE and LLDPE.
  • Inspects interior surfaces of molds to locate pits and holes.
  • Positions molds for work.
  • Reassembles moulds after repairing.
  • Carries out preventative maintenance for all molds as per the program and to ensure ongoing quality and accuracy of molded products.
They are looking to recruit a Mold Technician who will handle Repairs and maintenance of existing molds used in the plastic molding Processes, by examining the molds, repairing anomalies, blemishes, corrosion, and similar defects from interior of molds by performing the following duties.
Candidate Requirements
  • Technical certificate from two-year College or technical school; or two years to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situation and with other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to calculate figures, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 kgs
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
How to apply: 
Send your application including a cover letter and detailed CV, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by Friday 23rd September 2016 to:
Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

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