Machine Operator Job in Kenya

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Machine Operator Job in Kenya

Position: Machine Operator – Vegetable Oil Extraction Plant

Industry: Manufacturing

Reports to: Shift Supervisor

Location: Wote – Makueni

Our client in vegetable oil extraction, is seeking to recruit a Machine Operator.

Successful candidates will be responsible for operating the plant and maintaining system parameters to ensure product quality is maintained and ensure zero undetectable deviation.

Main Accountabilities and Responsibilities

·  Leading a team following standard operating procedures for safe start up and shutdown of oil extraction machines.

·  Ensure pre-start up, start up, operational and shut down checklists are completed before plant operations commence

·  Ensure cleanliness of the working area.

·  Maintains various operational records and logs and produces operational reports.

·  Oversees the flow of information and reports, coordinates actions when necessary, and ensures response plans are followed during emergencies and natural disasters.

·  Interfaces closely with the operations In-charge and maintenance to ensure key operational matters are performed, communicated and documented.

·  Maintains a log of operations to reflect any/all system concerns, and operational actions taken.

·  Follow standard procedures and switching orders in accordance with standard operating and safe switching practices.

·  Ensure smooth transition of position during shift operations.

·  Complies with all HSE safety regulations and adheres to proper codes and standards with a thorough understanding of safety procedures related to Electrical Systems.

·  Handle any other duties assigned by management from time to time

Qualifications and Experience

·  Degree in Electrical or mechatronics Engineering or equivalent experience and minimum 3 years related work experience

·  Fluent knowledge of English

·  2 years operator experience in vegetable oil extraction plant.

·  Firefighting & HSE basic courses (preferred)

·  Experience with troubleshooting of plant upsets and taking corrective action.

·  Experience with shift report writing

·  Experience with filling appropriate plant operation log sheets.

Required Competencies

·  Commissioning – Start Up: Commissioning and start-up, Decommissioning

·  HSEQ General (Generic)

·  Organization Processes: Internal Standard, Site Management

·  Supports and technologies: Standard ISO, TQM and Quality system, technical requirement and Standard

·  Compliance: Local/National and International Standard and Codes, Health, Safety, Environment, Quality

Required personal capabilities

·  Problem Solving; Flexibility; Planning target control; Decision Making; Spirit of Enterprise; Communication; Listening and reception; Staff management and development

How to Apply

To apply, submit your application on our ATS at by 29th December 2022 under the Machine Operator job posting.

All applicants are advised to adhere to application guidelines for consideration.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NB: Flexi Personnel does not charge candidates for job placement

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