Maintenance Manager - Mombasa Road


Job Summary

Our Client, a dynamic manufacturing company is seeking to recruit a Maintenance Manager who will be responsible for ensuring that all the equipment in the company’s factory is operating efficiently and safely.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

The ideal candidate Must have over 5 years’ experience working in a similar role in the manufacturing sector. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and Oversee the implementation of preventive maintenance for all machinery.
  • Plan and manage stock and supply chain for spare parts and factory consumables to minimize downtime.
  • Regular review an update maintenance protocols to ensure best practices.
  • Continually analyse, identify and set expectations to motivate team members to achieve objective goals.
  • Manage employee training and required documentation to ensure effective training follow current procedures.
  • Continuously work to prevent and minimize downtime.
  • Routinely review machinery and electrical safety to ensure the highest standards are met.
  • Support the planning, installation and commissioning of new production lines.
  • Identify opportunities for cost-effectively implementing redundancies.


  • Must have a relevant bachelor’s degree.
  • Must have good management skills with a good track record managing a small to mid-sized team including technical roles.
  • Deep technical knowledge of motor-driven and hydraulic machinery.
  • Good working knowledge of electrical control systems.
  • Must have hands-on experience leading mechanical maintenance in a factory setting.
  • Over 5 years’ experience working in a manufacturing sector.
  • Must have excellent management skill set passion for supporting the team.
  • Initiative-taker and a problem-solver.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Self-driven, focused and goal oriented.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills.

Monthly Gross Salary: Kshs. 100,000 – 200,000 (Approx. 1000 – 2000 USD) depending on individual skills and experience.

Position Level: Lower Mid-Level.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya.

Deadline: 26th April 2019.


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