Plant Operators Jobs in Thika, Kenya

Our client, a manufacturer of hygiene products, is hiring Plant Operators to join their company.

Location: Thika, Kiambu county

3 Positions

Job purpose: The purpose of this job is to provide leadership to operate the machine, and prepare shift operations to achieve production targets along with quality and other specified goals.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development of a broad and deep knowledge of machine equipment and support for the smooth functioning.
  • Work closely with other plant operators to ensure production and shift handing over are done effectively.
  • To ensure effectiveness of all processes internal and external.
  • Provide timely, accurate and complete reports for the shift to engineer
  • Motivate and ensure high performance from the team during the shift operation.
  • Actively participate in the plant improvement activities
  • Preparation of Standard Operating Procedures for the working processes
  • Maintaining the shop floor clean & hygienic by participating in 3’s Patrols.
  • Ensure quality control of all company production output during the shift operation.
  • Ensure all statutory compliances during the production process.
  • Support engineers in machine downtime to rectify the problems.
  • Working with enthusiasm to overcome the errors and indulge in increasing the efficiency of machine.
  • Working safely, and creating & maintaining the safe environment to others.
  • Other duties as assigned by the management.


  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized institution
  • Exposure to handling PLC especially Allan Bradley and HMI (Human Machine Interface)
  • Work experience of at least 4 years in a manufacturing set-up
  • Good knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation
  • Team player with good attitude towards work and colleagues.

Division: Production

Reports to: Shift Engineer

Direct reports: Maintenance Technician, Machine Operators

Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 26th October 2018

Correspondence: Applications and detailed CV to be submitted online Click on Job Portal at the bottom of the home page

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Thika, Kenya

Thika, Kenya

Kiambu County

Engineering and Technical
Updated: October 19, 2018 — 11:00 am