Workshop Technician Job in Kenya

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Workshop Technician Job in Kenya

Vacant Position: Workshop Technician – Vegetable Oil Extraction Plant

Industry: Manufacturing

Reports to: Maintenance Superintendent

Location: Wote in Makueni

Our client in vegetable oil extraction, is seeking to recruit a Workshop Technician.

Successful candidate will be responsible for responsible for all workshop process / production engineering relative to machining, precision fitting, welding & fabrication, overhaul and repairs.

Main Accountabilities and Responsibilities

·  Welding, repair, rebuilding and fabrication of aluminium, cast-iron, stainless steel and mild steel products.

·  Sheet metal fabrication

·  Drawing and designing sheet metal and structural drawings

·  Interpreting engineering drawings

·  Handling workshop processes of; fabrication, precision fitting, machining and pipe fitting.


·  Operation, repair and maintenance of welding machines which includes; TIG, MIG, ARC. Gas welding and cutting sets, etc.

·  Precision use of metal cutting machines like; laser cutting, water jet, plasma cutting and shearing machines

·  Operation of CNC welding and cutting machines

·  Surface preparation and coating of metals which includes powder coating and zinc metalizing,

·  Heat treatment of metals

·  Repair of moulds, dies, jigs, formers and fixtures

·  Planning and execution of work including leading a team

Qualifications and Experience

·  Holder of diploma in mechanical engineering (production option) from a reputable institution, or final craft certificate and demonstrated experience in a busy workshop

·  Over 5 years of sound continuous and detailed experience in welding in terms of TIG, MIG, ARC and gas welding relative to aluminium, cast-iron, alloys and stainless steel among others.

·  Conversant with using hot work permits, JSA and all applicable occupational health and safety procedures

·  Conversant with fire safety

·  Conversant with all advanced welding tools and methodologies,

·  Conversant with all workshop processes;

Required Competencies

·  Must be organized and punctual.

·  Well-presented and professional.

·  Keen attention to detail and ability to effectively manage time.

·  Exceptional customer service skills

·  Strong multitasking skills

·  Great interpersonal skills

Key Performance Indicators

·  Precision repair, fitting and rebuilding of Mechanical parts

·  Specialized welding, repair, rebuilding and fabrication of Aluminium, cast-iron and stainless steel,

·  Precision workshop processes in usage and maintenance of workshop machines including welding appliances.

·  Precision interpretation of engineering drawings and designs.

How to Apply

To apply, submit your application on our ATS at ats.flexi-personnel.com by 29th December 2022 under the Workshop Technician 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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