Unilever Technician Craft Jobs in Kenya

Unilever Technician Craft Jobs in Kenya

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Job description

Responsible for delivering specialised maintenance within the Factory and setting the Maintenance Strategy for the respective production area.

The Technician Craft Multi-Skilled is professionally competent and qualified to operate safely at a post apprentice level in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.

She/he must be a mentally agile and advanced problem solver who is able to maximise equipment output through improvements and modifications whilst minimising waste.

The Technician Craft Multi-Skilled is able to coach and develop the Operator’s core technical skills.


  • Technical –identify and establish the optimum Maintenance Strategy and Maintenance Regimes for allocated equipment.
  • Depending on the mix of Engineering disciplines offered by the candidate, other core technical capabilities include: Mechanical – Maintenance Specialist and user of Condition Based Monitoring; Mechanical – Deep knowledge of Automation and Control; Electrical – Optimize control instrumentation and sensors and PLC – Produce a Program for a PLC to Control a Specified Process supported by appropriate documentation.
  • Safety – Utilize appropriate safety and environmental procedures for people, processes, materials, products and equipment to ensure a safe working environment for the whole team.
  • Environment – Reduce costs due to waste and minimize impact to health, safety and the environment through working to eliminate waste and through the correct management of waste and hazardous materials.
  • Quality – Ensure that all aspects of Quality within the area of responsibility are in accordance with local Quality procedures to protect and promote the brand and product.
  • Leadership – Promote the development of a highly effective team through strong communication, leading
    by example whilst keeping focused on goals and targets. Great teams and great leaders will achieve superior performance.
  • Continuous Improvement – Use performance measures to identify and prioritize losses in production area. Apply rigorous Cost Deployment and the Zero loss concept to eliminate losses.
  • WCM – Knowledge and understanding of the key principles of WCM and the impact this has on the Key Performance Indicators in the production area (PQSCDMI); must understand the critical inter-relation between WCM and TPM.


  • Post Apprenticeship Skill level in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (as graded by national standards).
  • Formal manufacturing qualification in World Class Manufacturing.
  • Core Engineering Skills – Manufacturing experience of using the minimum of the two Engineering Disciplines required by the role; Mechanical; Electrical or Programme Logic Control.
  • Experience of working as part of an extended team within the manufacturing sector.
  • Proven analytical skills.
  • Programme Logic Control qualifications.
  • Experience of manufacturing in a Fast-Moving Consumer Goods Company.
  • Experience as a team member within a project Management team with an awareness of project management tools and techniques.
  • Must be flexible within pattern of shift work to accommodate factory shutdowns, training courses etc and emergency cover.
  • WCM – Knowledge and understanding of the key principles of WCM and the impact this has on the Key Performance Indicators in the production area (PQSCDMI); must understand the critical inter-relation between WCM and TPM.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 21st December, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; Unilever Technician Craft Jobs in Kenya

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