Assistant Manager Plant Engineer Job in Nakuru, Kenya

Job Title: Assistant Manager Plant Engineer

Location: Nakuru

Job Purpose: To assist in managing the maintenance of plant and equipments, to significantly improve plant performance and reliability through the management and coordination of all maintenance and engineering activities within a large scale, complex, defined area.

To assist the plant engineer manager in defining, implementing and managing a risk based maintenance strategy for area of control in order to meet the business, safety, environmental, financial and operations objectives at minimum cost and in the safest manner.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in managing, coordinating and control all aspects of engineering in order to meet agreed departmental objectives.
  • Assist in developing the maintenance strategy for a defined area in conjunction with the plant engineer manager.
  • Manage and control the maintenance strategy on a day to day basis, including routine, special and stop period maintenance and to develop and implement capital activities.
  • Ensure control of hazards, health & safety and environmental standards and targets are met and maintained within defined company procedures and legislative requirements.
  • Identify areas for engineering and financial improvement and enable their inception whilst maintaining an appropriate level of availability and reliability of equipment.
  • Ensure the safe and effective introduction of new equipment, capital expenditure and process improvement technologies.
  • Determine training requirements and prepare training plans
  • Assist in preparing and managing engineering budgets, forecasts and plans.
  • Undertake any other reasonable task as required by the plant Engineer manager.

Knowledge and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with ideally a minimum of 8 years’ experience in process, technical or engineering discipline. 6 years must have been in a managerial role.
  • Must have worked in dairy or beverages industry
  • Requires an expert understanding of maintenance and engineering processes and strategies
  • Requires knowledge and understanding of OSHA and the requirements of a top tier site
  • Must demonstrate previous success in introducing risk based maintenance techniques into industrial / manufacturing organizations
  • Must be familiar with computerized maintenance management systems and working knowledge of SAP ERP would be an added advantage
  • Professionally chartered engineer, with significant experience in risk based maintenance engineering and people management.

If qualified kindly send your application letter and CV to clearly indicating ‘Assistant Plant Engineer’ by 24th March, 2017.

Do not attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

Engineering and Technical
Updated: March 19, 2017 — 8:00 am