Maintenance Technician Job in Ngoliba, Thika, Kenya

Vacancy: Maintenance Technician
Location: Thika – Ngoliba
Overall Purpose of the Job: Ensure that factory equipments are maintained in a preventive fashion to ensure optimum reliability and up time.

Reporting directly to the Maintenance Engineer; the Mechanical Maintenance Technician key focus areas are as follows:

  • Productivity and reliability
  • Timely completion of tasks
  • Autonomous maintenance documentation
  • Quality of job to avoid repetition
  • Correct fault diagnosis
Key responsibilities include:
  • Ensure machine daily preoperative and start up checks are carried out.
  • Troubleshooting equipment faults by utilizing standardized problem solving techniques, verifying that proper investigative actions are completed so that root causes are quickly identified.
  • Perform autonomous maintenance and Preventive maintenance of equipments by cleaning, lubrication, inspection and tightening.
  • Effectively utilize and maintain KAIZEN based autonomous maintenance systems, including following computer based and paper documentation
  • Participate in maintenance improvement teams, e.g. kaizen, cost reduction, health and safety as assigned
  • Ensuring all safety rules and safe work procedures are followed in all work areas.
  • Adhere to all Food Safety Regulations while carrying out maintenance work including tools reconciliation.
  • Liaise with maintenance Engineer to maintain/stock needed spares to avoid equipment down times
  • Working to maintain the integrity of the facility and equipments to ensure on-going safe and reliable operations.
  • Participating in any other duties that shall be reasonably assigned by Management from time to time.
Experience and Background
  • A HND/Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
  • A minimum of 5 years proven experience in maintenance of plant equipment in FMCG.
Other Vital Qualities
  • A highly energetic individual
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • A high level of integrity and reliability
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • A team player with attention to detail and follow up
  • Ability to work and deliver under pressure and understands and acknowledge views of others.
  • Excellent command of English and Swahili (spoken and written) with additional language skills being a plus
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Updated: September 28, 2016 — 2:27 am