Maintenance Manager Jobs in Kenya
Maintenance Manager Jobs in Kenya
Job PurposeResponsible for ensuring that the facilities, layout and machinery used to produce new and existing materials and goods run to their maximum efficiency and output.
This includes total preventative maintenance, managing breakdowns of mechanical, electrical and robotic equipment (including software programming).
Includes people management and budgetary/cost reporting.
Overall Purpose of the Role
Lead the site Maintenance function in providing both a reactive and proactive, multi-skilled maintenance service on all operational equipment and facilities infrastructure.
Responsible for planned scheduling creation and overseeing the adherence and timely completion of work carried out.
Increase the site operational effectiveness, improve on project delivery, mean time between failure and downtime reduction, and manage and implement improvement plans, driving Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) ensuring that Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are adhered to.
Manage the team on technical best practice and establish standard policies and procedures whilst also mentoring and leading the department.
Implement and manage continuous improvement and modern manufacturing principals by highlighting deficiencies and recommending changes in training, working practices and processes.
Strategy and Development
Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice maintenance vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance
Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on Maintenance activities
General and Task Management
Effectively delegate any maintenance issues to be resolved on each shift and small projects to the right skills in the team, planning and managing effective works
Adhere to daily and weekly checks to ensure the smooth operation of the site
Develop a Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) schedule, ensure full preventative maintenance is carried out, plan in missed maintenance activities, and lead the team to deliver effectively
Schedule both internal and external work(s) maximizing planned downtime and reducing unplanned downtime
Manage the team to ensure machine availability, reactively managing dysfunctional machinery with the Shift management
Optimize equipment according to standard procedure, enhancing performance and product quality, ensuring the achievement of all Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Ensure routine calibration and maintenance requirements of a variety of electro-mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems are undertaken.
Ensure that designated buildings, plant and facilities are fit for purpose and to provide proactive support/solutions when required
Develop clear accountability for maintenance material spend combined with a strategy to manage expenditure
Manage systems and equipment data storage and maintain high levels of standards and accuracy
Manage the process of the introduction of new machinery, plant and equipment from drawing up the specification to managing suppliers through to full installation in collaboration with all relevant parties
Manage the process of disposal of obsolete machinery, plant and equipment from gaining agreement to write off to physically removing it and its safe and lawful disposal
Attend various meetings and action/communicate instructions
Produce written reports and make presentations
Undertake continuous training and development
Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems
Identify business improvement opportunities within the organisation
Provide technical expertise to the team
Identify and deploy the technical skill sets, resource levels and systems to deliver projects, including the engagement of external resources as required
Stay current and up to date on any changes that may affect the supply and demand of needed products and materials and advise others of any impact
Develop, implement and manage key performance indicators (KPIs) for each area of responsibility
Ensure KPIs are met by working to the overall plan, including management of, and reporting
Conduct risk assessments of processes and tasks in the department
Manage contractors on-site to ensure they meet legal and company requirements
Ensure that the function operates in accordance with any health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and well-being of staff and visitors
Manage, coach and develop a high performing Maintenance team that meets agreed objectives and which delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements
Set department objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports
Report on achievement of targets and identify any actions required
Consistently promote high standards through personal example and roll out through the team so that each member of the team understands the standards and behaviors expected of them
Ensure the delivery of the People Strategy within an area of accountability
Manage and lead the team, ensuring adequate staffing levels
Motivate and coach the team to operational success
Monitor the completion of tasks and ensure good performance and record on appropriate systems
Review, implement and update company records, e.g. training matrices, performance reviews, risk assessments
Communicate KPIs from the annual strategic plan so that each employee is aware
Financial and Budget Control
Input and hold responsibility for maintenance budgets, including all the utility.
Prepare the annual Maintenance budget and forecasts and all Capital Expenditure proposals as well as ensuring compliance with legal standards.
Manage the account from identification to completion of projects.
Work as part of the Management team to share ideas and improve operation, recommending, supporting and implementing continuous improvement activities and process and procedure improvements to optimize results and enhance the quality of delivery, in line with quality standards requirements delivery in line with Company and Customer requirements
Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure optimal performance
Work collaboratively, negotiate and engage with key stakeholders to facilitate delivery and compliance with the maintenance strategy
Communicate with stakeholders the impact of market change and potential effects on engineering design and development. Recommend solutions without compromising quality or service while optimizing cost
Liaise and communicate with other departments, customers, suppliers and other service providers · Ensure an effective interface with other departmental staff is maintained Self-Management
Support, comply and ensure collaboration with Health & Safety regulations, the Company Handbook, Quality and Environmental standards, and all other Company policies and procedures
Support encourage and develop team and take ownership for team cohesion
Proactively contribute to creating a good team atmosphere
Anticipates and overcomes obstacles
Makes useful links to arrive at insightful plans and solutions
How to Apply
If you meet the above qualifications, skills and experience send CV to email@example.com
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