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Tetra Pak Jobs in Kenya - Field Service Engineer, Printing Machine Operator and Pre-Press Technician Vacancies

As a world leading company in food processing and packaging, Tetra Pak’s motto “PROTECTS WHAT’S GOOD” TM reflects the philosophy upon which we conduct our business in order to make food safe and available, everywhere.

Operating in more than 165 markets with over 20,000 employees, Tetra Pak believes in responsible industry leadership, creating profitable growth in harmony with good corporate citizenship and a sustainable approach to business.

We work closely with our suppliers and customers on preferred processing and packaging solutions to provide convenient, innovative and environmentally sound products to millions of people worldwide.

Field Service Engineer

The duties of this job require a very high degree of specialized expertise and skill in maintaining established standards of quality and accuracy. Drive, determination and a self disciplined approach to achieving results are necessary.

The job environment is structured and job expectations are clear. The job requires specialized technical problem solving, ingenuity, integrity and quality within approved organizational
systems and technology.

Scope of the job

The jobholder, who will report to the Field Service Manager, will work directly with customers on maximizing system performance of all packaging and processing equipment installed base through our Technical Sales and Services (TSS) portfolio offerings.

He /she will also support the growth of the processing business in partnership with the sales team on existing installed base and project execution during project installation phase and implementation.

Main Responsibilities
  • Install, commission, and automate processing equipment
  • Install commission and automate packaging equipment
  • De- installation of processing, packaging and Distribution Equipment system
  • Troubles-shoot and resolve machine and equipment malfunctions
  • Carry out planned and breakdown maintenance service on processing and filling machines both locally and abroad
  • Audit customer equipment and recommend corrective measures such as replacement of worn out parts
  • Carry out machine upgrades to match technological changes
  • Trouble- shoot problems at customers’ premises as regards product spoilage and packaging material complaints
  • Initiate sales of equipment and equipment spare parts to customers
  • Train customers’ technical personnel and machine operators on the use of Tetra Pak equipment and general dairy technology-during installation, basic operation instructions
  • Train Field Service Quality Assurance personnel on quality assurance (on the job)
  • De- install processing, packaging and Distribution Equipment system
Experience
  • 3-5 years experience in mechanical and electrical and/or maintenance of processing equipment and other related capital equipment maintenance
  • Involving all levels of complexity including trouble shooting of the above
  • Knowledge of PLC programming and electrical trouble shooting is necessary
  • Work experience in a liquid food, chemical, beverage or brewery processing systems installation and service (will be an added advantage)
Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Knowledge with practical use of MS Word, MS PowerPoint and Excel
Core Competencies, Skills & Abilities
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent technical/technological skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-starter
  • Customer oriented
  • Results oriented & good team player
Printing Machine Operator

This position requires a very careful adherence to well-defined work where repeatable results are needed. The work is highly precise in nature and requires a very strong attention to detail.

It is vital for the work output to be very high quality, with correct results, time and time again.

Checking and double-checking is very necessary; individuals performing the job must be patient and conscientious. Both the content and the presentation are important; all work must be highly polished.

Scope of the job

The job holder, who will report to the Process Manager, will operate the VTV Printer to produce packaging material according to instructions and set quality standards.

He/she will ensure that work instructions, procedures and standards from World Class Manufacturing (WCM) and International Standards Organization (ISO) activities are implemented and followed.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Operate the VTV 100 Printer machine according to specification on the production order
  • Ensure correct input of data for production statistics
  • Ensure ink viscosity is controlled to achieve desired shades as specified in the production order
  • Participate in WCM autonomous maintenance activities or other related projects
  • Run improvement teams and implement standards from other teams
  • Take part in 5S activities at the machine area
  • Approve job produced and ascertain quality of the material as per quality standard specification
Qualification
  • Diploma in Printing
  • Computer knowledge; Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Work on shifts
Experience
  • Minimum 4 years practical experience in manufacturing/printing environment
  • Experience in World Class Manufacturing
Core Competencies, Skills & Abilities
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent technical/technological skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Steady and Consistent
  • Results-oriented & good team player
Pre-Press Technician 

This position requires a very careful adherence to well-defined work where repeatable results are needed. The work is highly precise in nature and requires a very strong attention to detail.

It is vital for the work output to be very high quality, with correct results, time and time again.

Checking and double-checking is very necessary; individuals performing the job must be patient and conscientious. Both the content and the presentation are important; all work must be highly polished.

Scope of the job

The job holder, who will report to the Process Manager, will produce plates to the specified quality; mount plate as per instructions, and prepare for printing process.

He/she will also ensure work instructions; procedures and standards from World Class Manufacturing (WCM) activities are complied with and implemented.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Proof read production order, Films and design proof (Reference Samples, Cromalin and Color lasers), to ensure they are correct
  • Mount printing plates to the sleeves as per production order requirements
  • Ensure printing plates and films quality assurance
  • Carry out quality checks of the process as per quality standards instructions
  • Ensure work instructions, procedures and standards from WCM activities are complied with and implemented
  • Co-ordinate continuous operation improvement to reduce waste and customer claims
  • Participate in WCM activities and projects
Qualifications.
  • Diploma in Printing
  • Computer knowledge; Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Work on shifts
  • Handling of chemicals – plate processing
Experience
  • Minimum 2 years practical experience in a printing environment
  • Processing flexo-printing plates
  • Experience in World Class Manufacturing
Core Competencies, Skills & Abilities
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent technical/technological skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Steady and Consistent
  • Results-oriented & good team player
If you think you match the above requirements, please send us your application with an Up-to-date curriculum vitae, Citing your current remuneration package, to:

The Human Resources Manager,
Tetra Pak Limited
P.O.Box 78340, 00507,
Nairobi

or email address: recruit.ke@tetrapak.com to reach us on or before 26th November 2010.

Any incidence of canvassing will lead to a candidate’s disqualification.

Only Short-listed Candidates will be contacted.

Tetra Pak is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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