Friday, June 28, 2013

Engineering Job in Kenya

Engineering Job in Kenya

Kisii bottlers limited, a leading beverage bottling franchise of The Coca Cola Company is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate for the vacancy mentioned below:

Maintenance Engineer

The job holder will report directly to the Factory Manager.
He/ She will be responsible for maximizing the availability of the Manufacturing Plant through implementation of maintenance strategies thereby resulting in the production as per plan of quality products safely, and with minimal downtime, maintenance cost and environmental impact.

Key Accountability/ Result Areas

The Maintenance Engineer’s principal accountability will be:-
Coordinate the development, planning and implementation of maintenance strategies for the Plant’s assets and equipment in line with industrial best practice, legal requirements and equipment manufacturer’s recommendations.
Coach and facilitate factual based root cause analysis to identify and obtain solutions and options for change while improving employee problem solving competence skill levels.
Formulate and implement strategies to develop and continually improve assets and equipment so as to maximize asset productive life.
Develop, standardize and implement maintenance policies, procedures and reports, as well as monitoring compliance with the same.
Develop and implement plans to upgrade and or expand the Plant facilities i.e. buildings, machinery and utilities in line with company, the Coca Cola Company, legal, food safety, safety and
environmental requirements among others.
Manage and coordinate all growth and development projects in the Plant, connected with existing facilities modernization, new equipment installation, new products launches and productivity improvements.
Plan, manage and track capital expenditure (CAPEX) projects, as well as conducting quality assurance checks thereby ensuring the best use of resources and that work has been performed in a proper and professional manner.
Lead plant teams in efforts to improve spare parts management that will result in reduced stockroom inventory levels.
Manage and review direct reports and develop methods to help improve their productivity and development.
Contribute towards the preparation of the Engineering Section’s operating budget.
Ensure safety and environmental compliance for buildings, equipment and staff.
Comply with the company’s quality, food safety, environment and occupational health and safety requirements.

Qualification and Competencies

A holder of a Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering field (Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical or Production Engineering) with at least five years hands on experience resulting in a proven competency to perform the work.
Certification by the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) with a demonstratable track record of growth as an engineering professional.
Extensive experience and knowledge of preventative and predictive maintenance schedules and programs.
Strong leadership coupled with excellent written, oral presentation, active listening and interpersonal skills.
A high degree of strategic and technical aptitude.
Honest and trustworthy with sound work ethics.
Knowledge of bottling equipment relative to equipment installation, use, maintenance, trouble shooting and repair will be an added advantage.

The Promise

We at Kisii bottlers Limited depend heavily on the passion, innovation and integrity of our people. We focus on attracting, developing and retaining the best talent.
Our work environment nurtures these three value (passion, innovation and integrity).
In addition to competitive salary and a comprehensive range of benefits commensurate with the requisite, the company can offer a challenging and rewarding career.
If you are innovative, self-starter and result oriented individual, looking for a challenging career and you meet the above requirements, please send your application letter, detailed C.V, together with copies of your relevant academic/professional testimonials and three referees to:-
Human Resource Manage
Kisii Bottlers Limited
P.O.BOX 3456-40200
Kisii- Kenya
So as to reach us not later than Friday, 12th July 2013.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.