Rijk Zwaan Team Leader Maintenance – Building and Construction Jobs in Tanzania

Job Description

• Responsible for the general maintenance planning monthly schedules and labour allocation for day-to-day operations.

• Maintain Company required performance and maintenance records for identified equipment.

• Performs preventative maintenance functions as directed.

• Evaluate facilities (Greenhouse) to determine maintenance or repairs that need to be performed.

• Collaborates with team members to discuss upcoming work assignments, delegates assignments based on team members skills and experience,

• Assist members with technical issues or advanced problems with given assignments.

• Responsible for the safety of individuals on team and that o those affected by any maintenance activities.

• Oversee the team’s performance attendance and disciplinary issues.

• Submits requests for maintenances and give report to the Station Manager

• Involved with recruitment and annual employee reviews.

• Ensure that materials from the central workshop are delivered on time to perform the maintenance by the teams.

• Responsible for stock administration, planning and ordering materials at Procurement Department, all orders to be signed by Station Manager.

• Able to interact with the Greenhouses leaders, to know when maintenance can be scheduled taking into account the planting and harvesting moments.

• Preparation of technical drawings, based on the
information received from the Station Manager or in the Netherlands and in collaboration with other parties ( Technician, Plumber, Electrician, etc)

• To be a technical adviser on key Projects and other areas of the business as requested.

• Work with Station Manager to investigate, analyse requests and concerns arising from the facility.


• Understanding of the Company Business.

• Good reporting skills.

• Demonstrated ability to operate in an international setting.

• Good knowledge of English (speaking and writing) and Kiswahili (native or fluent)

• Good knowledge of basic computer skills especially Microsoft office

• Pro-active, inspirational and trustworthy person.

• Work systematically and able to serve internal customers.

• Leadership and personal effectiveness.

• Independent, self-motivated with good communicative skills.

• Reliable and honest.

• Teamwork and good negotiating skills.

Education and Experience

• Diploma or Certificate from any recognized Institutions, VETA, DIT, Arusha Technical College etc.

• 3 - 5 years of experience.

• Age between 30 – 45

How to Apply

  • If you believe, you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application letter with a detailed CV attached with relevant academic certificates to the following address;

    Human Resource Manager

    Rijk Zwaaan Q-Sem Ltd

    P.O.Box 12345

    Arusha, Tanzania.

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