Maintenance Engineer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Position: Maintenance Engineer

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Industry: Manufacturing

Our Client, a Leading and the most innovative paint company in East Africa providing tailor made solutions to the construction and retail segments of the market with innovative products, services and world class after-sales support is urgently seeking to hire a versatile, enthusiastic and well organized Maintenance Engineer.

The successful candidate will keep all machines and equipment in proper working condition and improving their efficiency and other matters by performing the following duties;

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 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
 Start up 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
 Responsible for determining project timelines
 Responsible for maintenance records, data including machine manuals and catalogues
 Responsible for the tools and instruments
 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
 Ad-hoc assistance to other maintenance teams
 Other duties and responsibilities assigned as per business needs

Key Competencies & Qualifications:

 Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering – Plant option or any other related field from a recognized institution
 Must have at least 5 years’ of experience as a Maintenance Engineer similar role
 Knowledge of general maintenance processes and methods
 Ability to effectively communicate written and verbally to all levels of management
 Results-oriented, detail-oriented, organized, able to multi-task, meet tight deadlines, and willing to work beyond normal scheduled work hours as necessary
 Ability to work under pressure
 Organizational skills and the ability to be proactive and take initiative
 Working knowledge of tools, common appliances and devices
 Manual dexterity and problem-solving skills
 Thorough professional with a practical mind and attention to detail

If you’re up to the challenge, kindly send CV and cover letter only to before close of business 5th July 2019.

Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.

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Updated: June 26, 2019 — 12:14 am