KETEPA Assistant Maintenance Manager - Electrical - Jobs in Kenya

KETEPA Assistant Maintenance Manager - Electrical - Jobs in Kenya

Our client KETEPA Kenya is a well established brand in the Kenyan tea packers industry.

They wish to recruit an Engineer for the position of Assistant Maintenance Manager - Mechanical.

Broad Function

  • Ensure mechanical servicing of all the packing machines, their cost effectiveness in operation and maintenance
  • Ensure Plant availability at optimum operating capacity as and when required for production
    Plan and supervise maintenance shift cover as per packing operations production plans.
  • Organizing teams for shift cover

    Primary Duties / Responsibilities
  • Coordinate maintenance and repair services according to manufactures instructions and established procedures in the most cost effective manner.
  • Ensuring that maintenance activities are carried out within laid down quality system procedures
  • Establish job priorities and time frames for maintenance.
  • In liaison with Maintenance manager, gives technical input to management committees and responds to technical information both internally and externally
  • Guide and assist the maintenance shift supervisors in resolving equipment breakdowns.
  • In consultation with the Maintenance Manager develop and implement a preventive maintenance schedule .
  • Supervise Mechanical contracts and ensure contract objectives are met.
  • Ensure appropriate documentation of maintenance schedule, work orders and other functional reports.
  • Coordinate maintenance & repair activities to obtain optimum utilization
    of machines so as to meet production quotas, quality and deadlines
  • Determine critical inventory of spare parts for machinery and ensure sufficient stocking.
  • Preparation of mechanical engineering budget for inclusion in maintenance master budget.
  • Participate and Implement machinery improvement projects in the Factory
  • Controls sectional budget including
    monitoring cost of inventory and overtime for staff
  • Carry out internal quality and food safety system audits as guided by ISO programs
  • Propose training requirements, train staff & monitor job performance to enhance quality, skill levels and competency
  • Directs and co-ordinates activities involving installation, testing & commissioning of mechanical & electromechanical equipment to meet manufacturer specification

    Academic Qualifications
  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field

    Professional Qualifications
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (plant option), Production engineering

  • 5-7 years experience 2 at supervisory level

  • Computer proficiency
  • Mechanical and Analytical skills
  • Knowledge in PLC
  • Auto CAD
  • Pneumatic systems
  • Automated packaging equipment

    How to Apply
  • Send a copy of your CV and a Cover Letter to
  • Ensure you indicate your current or past monthly salary in your cover letter. (This is a mandatory requirement)
  • Apply to the email address provided above as instructed. (Do Not apply using the online button)
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Closing Date: 30th October 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; KETEPA Assistant Maintenance Manager - Electrical - Jobs in Kenya

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