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Recruitment at Savannah Cement Kenya

Our client Savannah Cement is one of the largest cement manufacturers in Kenya.

Based at Athi River they have a state of the art plant.

They wish to fill the following positions:

Procurement Officer


Job Ref:MN 5942

Job Profile

  • Vetting and pre qualifying suppliers.
  • Drawing up service level agreements.
  • Negotiating best prices and terms.
  • Liaising with transporters and clearing agents.
  • Ensuring optimal stock levels.
  • Liaising with user departments to proactively relate planned purchases to market dynamics.

Person Profile
  • A degree holder in Purchasing or other Commercial oriented degree.
  • Holder of CIPS or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years work experience in a demanding well run commercial company run on private sector standards.
  • Fully computer literate, preferably knowledgeable in store manning software/ERP.
  • Experience in use of an ERP would be an added advantage

Mechanical Engineer

Job Ref: MN 5943

Manage the Mechanical Maintenance process to optimize production (Equipment availability, energy efficiency and productivity in ton/hour) as well as maintenance cost in the short and long term  ensuring continuous improvements for equipment, industrial process and personnel, all in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and Savannah Cement Limited policies.

Job Profile
  • Leads the Mechanical Maintenance section comprising of a team of Mechanical Technicians and greasers
  • Ensure that safe work practices are understood, implemented and constantly followed by direct reportees employees and contractors.
  • Set long, medium and short term goals and objectives.
  • Provide development / compliance of Maintenance spending budget.
  • Manage the performance of including effective use of the Key Performance Indicators.
  • Achieve production, quality, environmental, reliability and utilization ensure adoption and adherence to maintenance Best Practices and PPM Guidelines.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance by maintaining all equipment within legal guidelines and standards
  • Develop a continuous improvement program.
  • Develop a motivating work environment.
  • Ensure adequate inventory of spare parts for efficient operation.

Person Profile
  • Bachelors degree or HND in Mechanical Engineering, Production Technology Mechanical Engineering option.
  • Engineering degree with a specific focus on mechanical Qualification in project Management is an added advantage.
  • Computer literate, Ms-project,and CMMS environment.
  • Root cause failure analysis.
  • Keen to details
  • Hands on, ready to get dirty and work long hours
  • At least 8 years working experience in a Cement Plant or heavy industrial, 5 of which must be Mechanical Maintenance with proven skills in managing people.

Email your application and detailed CV with at least two referees.

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  3.  Current / Past Salary:Year 2013 p.m, Year 2014 p.m
  4. Year 2014 Benefits: If house stated market rent

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