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Production Trainee Career Opportunity in Kenya

Position: Production Trainee (Two year training program)

Reference Number: EAC/HR/MT


Reports To:
 Plant Manager


Main External Contacts:
  • Suppliers
  • Contractors
  • Regulatory organizations

Main Internal Contacts:
  • Plant Manager
  • Head of Mechanical
  • Head of Electrical
  • Production team
  • Quality Assurance team
  • Technicians/fitters
Broad Function

The management trainee will learn all aspects of Plants operations, Quality management Maintenance of machinery and equipment, Production planning and Products design. By the end of the two year training program the trainee will be absorbed in the management team.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities
  • Learn to run all production machinery, test equipment and maintenance machinery
  • Acquire knowledge in cable manufacturing technology and practices
  • Learn lean manufacturing practices
  • Learn plant optimization techniques.
  • Maintain records related to cost, productivity by equipment, capacity optimization, work study, methodologies and work instructions.
  • Optimize manufacturing operations
  • Design work tools
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement programs
  • Come up with innovations and implement
  • Participate in health and safety issues relating within the company.
Person Specifications

Academic Qualifications
  • BSc. Degree in (Mechanical and Electrical) or BSc. in Mechatronics Engineering or BSc in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum academic achievement – Second Class Honours
Professional Qualifications: None


  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
  • Good adaptability quotient.
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, e-mail and telephone contacts to;

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

To reach us on or before 16th May 2011

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