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Nzoia Sugar Company Mechanical Engineering Manager Job in Kenya

Nzoia sugar Company Limited, a Sugar Manufacturing Company situated in Western Kenya invites suitable candidates to the following position.

Engineering Manager (Mechanical)

This advert appeared on 3rd December but lacked some key specifications which have now been added. Due to the added specifications, those who applied earlier are requested to reapply.

The Key objective of the job is to ensure maximum plant availability and achieve maximum performance of various equipment in the Factory. The successful applicant for the position will report to the Factory Manager.

This is a senior and critical position in the factory operations and therefore the successful candidate must demonstrate leadership qualities, maturity and ability to work under pressure.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
  • To plan and ensure timely maintenance of all factory mechanical equipment and machinery.
  • To prepare and implement maintenance of plant equipment.
  • To timely initiate procurement of relevant spares.
  • To ensure new equipment and spares meet prescribed standards.
  • To design and ensure production of alternative parts/components to sustain plant operations at minimal costs.
  • To provide management with technical advice on all mechanical engineering matters.
  • To co-ordinate shift operation so as to ensure smooth factory running.
  • To ensure adherence to all safety practices.
  • To prepare sectional annual budget and control costs.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum of BSC degree in Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent.
  • At least 8 years relevant working experience at least five of which should preferably be in Sugar Industry or any other busy Manufacturing set up at senior level.
  • Computer literate and knowledge of spreadsheet application and ability to apply CPM will be an added advantage.
  • Evidence of overseeing/managing repairs of various sugar industry equipment and projects.
  • Experience in factory maintenance, planning and implementation
  • Age below 50 years.
  • Must be registered with Engineers Registration Board (ERB).
Applications enclosing comprehensive CV, two coloured passport size photographs, copies of academic and professional qualifications and testimonials together with daytime telephone contacts and names of three (3) referees (one of whom must be current/previous employer) should be addressed to:

Managing Director
Nzoia Sugar Company Limited
P.O. Box 285

So as to reach him not later than 14th January, 2011.

Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements will not be acknowledged.

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