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Electrical Technician Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Electrical Technician

Location/City : Nairobi

Appointment type: Permanent

Job purpose and key deliverables   
  

To proficiently carry out basic and corrective maintenance on electrical and electronics systems and installations including PLCs and factory instrumentation and pneumatic system to ensure maximum availability of equipment and utilities. 

S/He will also ensure interlocks are in good working condition.
  • Proficiently trouble shoot and carryout basic repairs on production lines with the aim of reducing factory downtime.
  • Proficiently carry out basic maintenance on all electrical plant equipment like vacuum pumps, boilers, compressors, generators, HV panels and Voltage Stabilisers.
  • Carry out a monthly audit on safety interlocks and carry out any necessary repair.
  • Proper house keeping by ensuring 5S is adhered to at the electrical workshops, cabinets, catalogues manuals and workplaces.
  • Learn & practice to work on weight control equipment, cigarette inspection systems and any other quality checks system during repairs or routine maintenance under prescribed safety standards.
  • Keep accurate records of daily quality detector checklists (for PMD & SMD )
  • Proficiently trouble shoot and carryout basic repairs on production lines with the aim of reducing factory downtime.
  • Proficiently carry out basic maintenance on all electrical plant equipment like vacuum pumps, boilers, compressors, generators, HV panels and Voltage Stabilisers.
  • Carry out a monthly audit on safety interlocks and carry out any necessary repair.
  • Proper house keeping by ensuring 5S is adhered to at the electrical workshops, cabinets, catalogues manuals and workplaces.
  • Learn & practice to work on weight control equipment, cigarette inspection systems and any other quality checks system during repairs or routine maintenance under prescribed safety standards.
  • Ensure all machines are safe to operate and properly maintained 13.  Interpret , analyse   and act on data captured on machine cards, quality checklists and detector checklists
  • Cost control through optimum spares usage and downtime reduction.
  • Actively participate in all SDWT activities and initiatives in order to contribute to the team success by ensuring implementation of actions arising from the meeting.
  • Propose and implement innovations   and ideas that would improve performance and productivity,   in consultation with   team leadership and management
Essential requirements     
  1. The Job Holder must have at least   an Ordinary National Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  2. Minimum 3 years experience working in a factory setting in a similar position in a manufacturing environment.
Desirable requirements     
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
Working at BAT     

British American Tobacco (www.bat.com) is a market leading, global organisation with a long, established history and a bright and dynamic future.

Thanks to our people we have continued to deliver growth and exceed expectations in an increasingly complex and challenging marketplace.
Our aim is to become the leading tobacco company in each of our markets by providing excellent products with confidence and responsibility expected of global consumer brands.

If you have the talent and motivation to help us succeed you’ll find we are equally committed to helping you reach your full potential too.


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