Maintenance Engineer Job in Nairobi, Kenya (220K)

Our client is an FMCG manufacturing company and is looking to hire competent and experienced person in the role of Maintenance Engineer.

Salary: Ksh 120,000 – 220,000

Location: Nairobi

Job Purpose: To keep all machines and equipment in proper working condition and improving their efficiency

Reports directly to: Group Manufacturing Manager

Direct reports:

  • Mechanical Technician
  • Electrical Technician

Key Responsibilities of the job:

  • Accountable for Mechanical reliability of plant with ability to measure plant reliability and report improving trends throughout the year.
  • Provide Engineering support, including attendance at relevant operational meetings and cross-sectional morning meetings, as well as own sectional meetings.
  • Control of maintenance spending not to exceed budget.
  • Ensure control of routine maintenance activities for both plant, utilities and process area.
  • Generate PM plans, executions and reports.
  • Startup and shut down PM plans with clear responsibilities and accountability.
  • Stay up to date on maintenance techniques and innovations
  • Ensure usage of work permits as needed.
  • Implementation of Kaizen Principles & 5s.
  • Implementation of Code of Conduct within section and subordinates.
  • Building Ownership Culture with in section – My place or My machine concept.
  • Any other tasks assigned as per business needs.
  • Execute, monitor and report on projects timelines
  • Manage the section budget

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Plant option
  • 5 years relevant experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Effective technical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time management
  • Ability to work under pressure

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should send their applications to quoting “MAINTENANCE ENGINEER” on the email subject line.

Applications closes on 20th July 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Updated: June 26, 2019 — 1:14 am