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Electrical Engineer Job in Kenya - East African Cables

Position: Electrical Engineer

Reference Number: EAC/HR/EE



Reports To:
 Head of Electrical Unit

  • Electricians
  • Electrical Technician

Main External Contacts:
  • Suppliers
  • Contractors
Main Internal Contacts:
  • Plant Manager
  • Head of Mechanical
  • Head of Electrical
  • Production team
  • Quality Assurance team
Broad Function

The Electrical Engineer is responsible for ensuring consistent and cost effective electrical servicing of machines and equipment in the company.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities
  • Plan, organize, co-ordinate and control electrical installations, machine servicing and repairs.
  • Oversee preventive and periodic maintenance of plant and facilities.
  • Ensure training of Machine Operators and other affected staff on correct electrical handling of machines in order to achieve high levels of efficiency.
  • Maintain records on machines and other electrical applications within the company and monitor their performance and take corrective action accordingly.
  • Maintain records related to cost and items used in electrical installations and servicing and ensure that they are efficiently used.
  • Oversee electrical repairs of plant and other office facilities
  • Coordinate trouble shooting for suspected electrical malfunctioning of machinery and equipment in the organization.
  • Raise orders for spares and other required electrical items.
  • Record and maintain the electricity consumption rates by the company and advise the Head of Maintenance accordingly.
  • Advise the company on health and safety issues relating to use of electricity and electrical appliances.
Person Specifications

Academic Qualifications
  • BSc. degree in Electrical and Electronics engineering, or BSc. in Mechatronics Engineering or BSc in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
Professional Qualifications
  • Registered Engineer- Added advantage
  • At least three years working experience in electrical field two of which must be at in a busy manufacturing organization
  • Technical knowledge of electrical engineering, production machinery and PLC’s
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
If you believe you are the right candidate and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application, indicating the reference number , with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts to;

The Human Capital Manager
East African Cables Ltd
P.O Box 18243 – 00500 Nairobi

To reach us on or before 16th May 2011

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