Machine Operator Job in Nairobi, Kenya (30K)

Machine Operator

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Ksh 25,000 – 30,000

Job Description

The Machine Operator will perform various tasks including to set up, operate, monitor, troubleshoot and perform preventive maintenance on assigned machines.

The Machine Operator will also be responsible for inspecting parts to specifications and making adjustments, or tool changes as necessary to maintain quality specifications.

He/she will be expected to set up and operate a production machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.

To reads and interpret blueprints and diagrams to select, position and secure machinery.

Adjust machine settings to complete tasks accurately, according to specifications and in a timely fashion.

Perform necessary pre-operation activities to ensure proper equipment startup and operation on multiple pieces of equipment

Operate/monitor multiple pieces of equipment during operation to ensure quality production and minimal unplanned stops

Communicate with team members and support teams to ensure continuous production of the correct product at high quality levels with minimal wasted time and materials

Ensure cleanliness – housekeeping and sanitation


  • Degree/Diploma in Mechanical engineering or related field
  • 2 years’ experience as a machine operator in a busy engineering or manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of Production Procedures
  • Ability to Read Blueprints, Schematics and Manuals
  • Analytical Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Teamwork
  • Physical Stamina and Strength
  • Handle Heavy Equipment
  • Work Independently
  • Multitasking skills.

Qualified candidates should send us their updated CVs to so as to reach us on or before 30th September 2018.

Clearly indicate “MACHINE OPERATOR” on the email subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

IMPORTANT: Please note that due to huge volumes of applications, we’ll not be able to respond to individual candidates and only candidates of interest shall receive communication from us.

Engineering and Technical
Updated: September 12, 2018 — 9:21 am