The African Talent Company | TATC

Refrigeration Manager (Thika and Nyahururu)

Job Summary

We are seeking to hire a mature and proactive Refrigeration Manager who will be responsible for setting up and managing of all processes in the pack house to meet the overall production targets, international export requirement and objectives of the company.

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

Job Description

SALARY: 75,000 – 150,000 

LOCATION: THIKA AND NYAHURURU

 

To be based either in Thika and Nyahururu with occasional travels to Nanyuki, Timau and Nairobi regions (Facility refrigeration management, product trucks maintenance,

 

Role Objective:

The Refrigeration Manager is responsible for ensuring improved efficiency of all refrigeration systems across the company Group to include Pack house maintenance and mobile refrigeration units.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Maintenance

  1. Perform repair works on the affected systems or components to ensure functionality
  2. Perform planned maintenance, regular service of refrigeration units to include troubleshooting, repair and overhaul of systems
  3. Perform root cause analysis on refrigeration equipment failures to prevent reoccurrence
  4. Provide technical direction on preventative maintenance for all refrigeration systems
  5. Test malfunctions of refrigeration systems and components and repair them before breakdowns occurs
  6. Proactively suggest improved methods, system updates or new operational procedures that will improve the efficiency of the systems or components
  7. Requisite and provide specifications for materials and spares parts required and, assists in verification once they are purchased/supplied.

People Management 

  1. Effectively supervise the team
  2. Advise and train Maintenance Team on preventive measures to mitigate unnecessary breakdowns such as safety measures to eliminate occupational hazards and injuries as well as critical emergency troubleshooting 

General

  1. Adherence to company’s code of conduct and practices
  2. Undertake any other duties that may be assigned by management from time to time.

 

 

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Minimum diploma in refrigeration and air conditioning
  • Minimum 5 years’ proven experience in maintenance of industrial refrigeration equipment
  • Knowledge of electrical power and control gear associated with industrial refrigeration plants
  • Strong interpersonal, planning and organizational skills
  • A high level of integrity and reliability
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal (English & Swahili).
  • A team player with attention to details and follow up
  • Ability to work and deliver under pressure
  • Other trainings (Haccp/Food safety, Management, Kaizen and lean management, work place communication

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