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Plant Foreman – Projects / Site Job in Kenya

Our client is a leader in development of large infrastructure projects in Africa. They have experience and a presence in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Sudan, Malawi, Botswana, Mozambique and Rwanda. The group is seeking to recruit a Plant Foreman/Engineer for its Kenya operations. 

Job Title: 
Plant Foreman – Projects / Site

Job Purpose:

Responsible for timely maintenance as per OEM specification and improvement of availability of Plants and Equipment


Main Responsibilities:
  • Reception and or transfer of any item of Plant from/to other sites keeping updated the list of Plant allocated on the Site.
  • Ensure maximum availability, productive utilization, and timely maintenance of Plant & Equipment.
  • Develop plant maintenance schedule, follow and implement the maintenance program.
  • Ensure availability of fast moving and maintenance spares such as filters, V belts, lubricants and other consumable to carry out daily, preventive and periodical maintenance of plant and equipment.
  • Monitor Fuel and Lubricants consumption regularly and take necessary action if any abnormality is found.
  • Record down time of Plant for mechanical problems and working time of each Plant on daily basis for analyzing Plant Performance.
  • Prepare Plant availability report on monthly basis in consultation with plant maintenance officer.
  • Ensure Log books for each Plant is maintained by the driver / operator and maintain Plant master record and work done record for each Plant.
  • Record cost of maintenance and repair on each plant including spares & man power to arrive operating cost.
  • To follow and implement Quality, Safety Health Environment (SQHE) policy, Procedures & Instructions.
Required Qualifications & Competencies:

Educational Requirements:
  • 'O’ level.
Professional Training /Qualification:
  • Advanced Diploma in Auto mobile engineering.
Skill requirements:
  • People Skills, Communication Skills, Analytical Skills and Teamwork Skills. Knowledge in Ms Office.
  • Able to read and understand workshop manual & catalogue.
Relevant work Experience:
  • 7 years, 2 years of which should be in a similar job.
If you are interested in the position and have the skills our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you. Please forward an application letter indicating your suitability to this role, together with a copy of your updated resume, and your current salary and benefits package to info@dorbe-leit.co.ke before close of business 01st April 2011.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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