Key Machine Operator Jobs in Makueni, Kenya

Key Machine Operator Jobs in Makueni, Kenya

  • Our client in the oil industry is seeking to recruit a Key Machine Operator.

  • They will be responsible for operating the plant and maintaining system parameters to ensure product quality is maintained and ensure zero undetectable deviation.

    Main accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Leading a team

  • Follow standard operating procedures for safe start up and shutdown of oil extraction machines.

  • Ensure pre-start up, start up, operational and shut down checklists are completed before plant operations commence

  • Ensure cleanliness of the working area.

  • Maintains various operational records and logs and produces operational reports.

  • Oversees the flow of information and reports, coordinates actions when necessary, and ensures response plans are followed during emergencies and natural disasters.

  • Interfaces closely with the operations In-charge and maintenance to ensure key operational matters are performed, communicated and documented.

  • Maintains a log of operations to reflect any/all system concerns, and operational actions taken.

  • Follows standard procedures and switching orders in accordance with standard operating and safe switching practices.

  • Ensure smooth transition of position during shift operations.

  • Complies with all HSE safety regulations and adheres to proper codes and standards with a thorough understanding of safety procedures related to Electrical Systems.

  • Handle any other duties assigned by management from time to time.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Electrical or mechatronics Engineering or equivalent experience and minimum 3 years
    related work experience

  • Fluent knowledge of English

  • 2 years operator experience in vegetable oil extraction plant.

  • Firefighting & HSE basic courses (preferred)

  • Experience with troubleshooting of plant upsets and taking corrective action.

  • Experience with shift report writing

  • Experience with filling appropriate plant operation log sheets.

    Required competencies

  • Commissioning – Start Up: Commissioning and start-up, Decommissioning

  • HSEQ General (Generic)

  • Organization Processes: Internal Standard, Site Management

  • Supports and technologies: Standard ISO, TQM and Quality system, technical requirement and Standard

  • Compliance: Local/National and International Standard and Codes, Health, Safety, Environment, Quality

    Required capabilities

  • Problem Solving; Flexibility; Planning target control; Decision Making; Spirit of Enterprise;

  • Communication; Listening and reception; Staff management and development.

    How to Apply

  • Apply on Flexi Personnel ATS or send your CV to

  • latest by 23rd May 2022.

  • Indicate Key Machine Operator on the email subject for easier retrieval and placement.

  • NB: Flexi Personnel does not charge candidates for job placement.

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