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Proctor & Allan E.A. Ltd

Job Title:
 Technical Operator

 2 Positions 

The primary purpose of this role is the implementation and support of Good Manufacturing Practices, including production machine operations, machine set up/ startups, and changeover activities.
Other activities include monitoring and trend analysis of machine performance as portrayed by quality results of the end product; internal escalation point for troubleshooting of all issues revolving around Daily Performance Attainment of production line, e.g. wastages 

The expected end result is to have an optimum manufacturing process with minimum equipment breakdowns thus ensuring a regular supply of quality product in the right quantity and cost.
Key Tasks & Responsibilities:
  • Equipment operation: Correct operation of processing equipment to manufacture products that meet the set targets of quality, quantity and cost.
  • Equipment breakdowns: Attends to all equipment breakdowns as they occur and ensures that equipment is back in operation in the shortest time possible for production to continue. 
  • Documents all the work done and is responsible for keeping the mean time to repair (MTTR) and mean time between failures (MTBF) within the set targets. Ensures correct usage of spare parts and engineering consumables.
  • Planned maintenance: Carries out all scheduled preventative maintenance as per the documented schedule and documents all the work done as required.
  • Maintenance records: Compiles accurate daily reports on all maintenance activities as per the equipment maintenance procedures.
  • Process safety: Observes all the safety requirements while working and ensures all equipment operates with all the safeties in place.
  • Food safety/Plant Hygiene: Observes high standards of personal hygiene and always works clean as expected in food preparation areas.
  • Product Quality: Ensure 100% product quality through first time right
  • Efficiencies: Ensure the machines are operated at 90% productivity.
  • Waste management: Reduction of in process waste to minimum levels.
  • Production Scheduling: Ensure scheduling is done as per the production plan & grain intake. Coordinating with the control room operator
  • Diploma in Mechanical, electrical engineering or other related studies.
  • Degree will be an added advantage
Work Experience
  • At least 3 years of experience in an FMCG environment
Others competencies
  • Independent worker
  • Self, time-management
  • Service oriented
  • Strong communication skills, writing/verbal
  • Flexibility and ability to work in ambiguous and changing environment
  • Ability to keep the Line crew abreast of technical aspects of the production environment.
  • Works well in a team environment.
  • Highly developed analytical skills.
  • Works under no supervision but can escalate need be issues to shift leader.
Do you have the above qualifications and are eager to work with us, if yes, kindly send your application to by Thursday 8th December 2016  

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