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Job Summary

This position is responsible for performing the tasks required to repair, modify, overhaul, diagnose, test, and maintain tubers, bottomers, waste press, slitter machine, guillotine, sewing machines, sample bags machine, Compressor.

  • Minimum Qualification:Diploma
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Job Location: Mombasa

Reports To: Plant Engineer


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Preventative maintenance of plant and equipment in accordance with OEM recommendations and manuals with a focus on maintaining safety and maximizing production.
  • Resolve operational or technical equipment problems to minimize manufacturing interruptions resulting from equipment breakdowns/failures
  • Operate workshop machinery i.e. lathe, milling machines, shapers, angle grinders etc
  • Undertake welding and fabrication of fittings and structural items.
  • Identify areas of weakness and provide recommendations to resolve the issues.
  • Provide daily feedback and reports to Supervisor on progress and work completed against schedule and reasons for variance, recording delays and recommending action to eliminate future delays
  • Demonstrate commitment to teamwork as follows:
    • Develop and maintain positive work relationships within the team.
    • Contribute ideas for continuous improvement and assist in the development of job procedures as required.
    • Contribute to the efficient and effective operation of the maintenance team, including maintaining punctuality, participating in flexible hours arrangements for PMS maintenance and occasions of after-hours breakdowns, and providing shift cover as required
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Ensure full compliance to Health & Safety regulations, the Company Handbook, Quality and Food safety standards, and all other Company policies and procedures
  • Perform any other task as assigned by the supervisor.


SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Diploma/certificate in mechanical engineering from a recognized institution
  • 2 - 4 years proven experience in a similar role
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach
  • Great diagnostic & problem-solving skills
  • Experience in dealing with mechanical systems
  • Demonstrable ability to use mechanical and hand tools (e.g. angle grinders, drilling machines etc.) and capable to read engineering drawings and blueprints
  • Thorough knowledge of safety procedures and legal regulations and guidelines
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving ability

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